Caretaker (School)

Mrs Mary King's Primary School, Linwood Road, Martin, Woodhall Spa Lincoln LN4 3RA

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Grade 4, SCP 09-12 - (19,698 - 20,903) Pro Rata
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Hours per week
21.25 (term-time plus two weeks)
Contact Name
Andrew Sewell
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Part of Carrdyke Federation of Schools

Mrs Mary King’s is a small well-maintained rural school set in mature grounds.  The original school buildings date back to 1842 and has benefitted from extensions and internal modernisation in recent years.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, conscientious and self-motivated person with high standards who will take great pride in the quality of their work. This person will play a key role in maintaining our school site as Caretaker.  

This position will include some responsibility for the security of the site, cleaning, minor maintenance repairs such as painting, installing wall fixings requiring the use of a drill, ensuring external areas are well-maintained for example clearing gutters & drains and playground of leaves, the testing of the fire alarm and emergency lighting systems and keeping records up to date.

The person appointed will need to be friendly, flexible and use their own initiative and contribute to the school community.

The hours of work are 21.25 worked over 5 days Monday to Friday - daily hours to be split into morning and afternoon as follows: morning 7.00 a.m. – 8.15 a.m.; evenings 4.00 p.m. – 7.00 p.m.

The post is for 40 weeks per year which includes 2 weeks holiday cleaning throughout the school year.

Visits to school site by appointment are welcomed.

For further details and an application pack, please contact our School Administrator Mrs Nicholson by email or phone 01526 378330.

Other duties will include:

  • The successful candidate will be required to act as a key holder and be first point of call for the intruder alarm
  • Unlocking and locking of the school at the beginning and end of the day
  • Carry out and record statutory checks and help maintain Health and Safety records
  • Some light maintenance of the school building
  • Monitor site stock and order supplies
  • Willingness to attend training courses including Health and Safety

Closing Date for Applications – 23:57 Friday 19 March 2021

Interview Date to be confirmed

Mrs Mary King’s Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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.

When interviews do take place the school will contact you directly.

When interviews are taking place schools will follow all Government and Public Health England Guidelines.

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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