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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    6 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£19,560.00 Annually (Actual) GST Grade B FTE salary £19,560 and pro rata salary will be £9,263 for term time only (39 weeks role), or £10,866 (52 week role)

Assistant Caretaker job summary

We are looking for someone who has basic DIY skills, is a team player but is also self-motivated and able to work on their own initiative, is enthusiastic and adaptable so is able to respond to the varying demands of the role and has a calm, caring and friendly manner.

The working hours are from 7am to 11am  Monday to Friday i.e. 20 hours per week.

Applications will be considered from candidates who would prefer to work term time only i.e. 39 weeks or full time i.e. 52 weeks.

The salary scale for the post is GST pay Grade B (full time salary is £19,560) and the pro-rata salary will be £9,263 for the term time only role or £10,866 for full time role.

The successful candidate will be responsible for unlocking the school and preparing the school so that it is ready for the pupils to arrive. You will have the opportunity to work closely with our experienced caretaker and as part of a supportive, hardworking and friendly team. You will be supported in continual professional development which will allow you to enhance and further develop your skills. 

All applications must be made using the online form and we are unable to accept CVs as any part of an application.

Your personal statement should include a brief overview of who you are, your strengths and any work experience and/or education you've had. Applications without a supporting statement will not be considered.

Please note that we will take up references before the interview. It is essential therefore, that all reference details supplied are correct, up to date and include a current email address.

Ashley School is part of The Good Shepherd Trust. Please take the time to look at our website which will give you more information about our school, our ethos, aims and values. Successful applicants must be able to support the distinctive Christian ethos of the school but do not have to be a practising Christian. 

The closing date for this job is midday Friday 6th October but applications will be considered as they are received, and the school reserves the right to appoint at any point before this date.

The Good Shepherd Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We ensure that all our employment practices reflect this commitment.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Good Shepherd Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We ensure that all our recruitment and employment practices reflect this commitment. The safety and wellbeing of every child in the care of Ashley is our absolute priority. We expect all of our staff, pupils, parents, LGC members, Trust directors, visitors, contractors and third-party professionals to share this view. The safeguarding and protection of children is everyone’s responsibility.

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About Ashley Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
588 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Ashley is a large primary school for children aged between 4 and 11 (Reception to Year 6). Since September 2021, we have had three classes in each year group, with 630 pupils in the school. We benefit from a huge site which includes a large playing field and a forest school area, where children experience outdoor learning such as gardening, bee-keeping and scientific study.

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