Assistant Caretaker

Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School,  West Street, Horncastle, LN9 5AD

Job Location(s)
G3: 18,065 - 19,171
Job Category
Schools - Support
Pro rata for hours worked
Criminal Record Check
Enhanced Child Workforce with child barred list
Contract Type
Appointment Type
Hours per week
Contact Name
Sandra James
Contact Phone Number
01507 522465
Contact Email Address
Web Address
Closing Date
Job Reference

Horncastle Education Trust comprises four local schools; Banovallum School, Frithville Primary School, New York Primary School and Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School.  The Trust was formed from a genuine desire to work more closely together following the success of existing partnership work between the schools.  Having both secondary and primary schools that are geographically close is something we take a pride in as a Trust.

Do you enjoy hands-on maintenance?

Can you find creative solutions to problems?

Are you looking for a role with variety?

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our site team at QEGS.  If you enjoy a challenge and could help us to keep our large site in tip top condition this could be the role for you.  Responsibilities include site security, health and safety, overseeing activities of our cleaning team and hands-on repairs and maintenance.  You will get to know our students and staff, along with the community groups who use our facilities for clubs.  This permanent post is for 15 hours per week required for a full year contract.  Hours of work will alternate on a shift pattern to include early site opening and evening lettings, with the occasional opportunity for additional hours to cater for weekend events.  If you are a well organised individual and take pride in your work, we hope you will apply to join our team.

The Support Staff Application Form can be found online  Send your completed form along with a covering letter telling us about your experience and the skills you could bring to our Trust.  Applications can be made in writing or by email to

The closing date for applications is 18th October and interviews will be held during the week commencing 28th October.

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Here at Lincolnshire County Council, we want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

All shortlisted candidates will need to verify their eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

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