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  • Start date details

    November 2023

  • Closing date

    25 September 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£22,631.00 - £23,857.00 Annually (Actual) H4 plus fringe

Assistant Caretaker job summary

Full-time, 37 hours per week, 52 weeks

Salary: H4, range £22,631 - £23,857

Start date: November 2023

Are you hardworking, reliable and wishing to work in a state-of-the-art campus?  We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the school’s outstanding premises team as an Assistant Caretaker.  Duties include security and maintenance of the school site including decorating, DIY tasks, general porterage and representing the school to external hirers.  The successful candidate will be required to undertake relevant health and safety training.  You may refer to the job description for more information about the role.

The successful candidate will:

  • have relevant experience, preferably in a school or similar setting
  • have professional integrity
  • have excellent attention to detail
  • have the ability to work well within a team
  • promote Sandringham’s ethos and values

What can we offer you?

  • Annual pay progression within salary range
  • 25 days’ holiday per year, plus bank holidays
  • The chance to work in a positive, welcoming and forward-thinking community where blended learning is seamlessly integrated into teaching and learning
  • Coaching provision for all those new to the school within a comprehensive and fully developed induction programme
  • A state-of-the-art learning campus which is fully resourced
  • Staff can benefit from the school’s children of staff admission rule
  • Cycle to work scheme which is part of the school’s sustainability strategy
  • Employee Assistance Programme for staff and their immediate family
  • We have recently been awarded the MIND Bronze Wellbeing Accreditation and are committed to supporting the mental, physical and emotional wellbeing of staff and students in the school.

Sandringham School is committed to ensuring inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates and encourage those from underrepresented groups, and/or with protected characteristics, to apply.

Sandringham School is part of the Alban Academies Trust (AAT). The school leads the Alban Teaching School Hub and is also a designated Computing Hub.   In joining Sandringham School, you will also be joining the AAT. The Trust is a close community of seven schools within Hertfordshire, three of which are Secondary schools and four are Primary schools. As part of the AAT we are able to maximise the opportunities for personal, professional and career development. To learn more about the Trust please visit https://albanacademiestrust.org.uk/

If you would like further information regarding this position please contact Tim Kelly-Swan, School Estate Manager, email: Kelly-SwanT@sandringham.aat.school

Application deadline: 9am on Monday, 25th September 2023

Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as the school reserves the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate.  

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About Sandringham School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1712 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Sandringham is a co-educational academy school, based in St. Albans, Hertfordshire. Sandringham is a non-selective school with over 1600 students, including nearly 450 in the thriving sixth form. Our aim is simple – to be 'World Class' where our students receive the best education possible in a state school.

We believe that every child can succeed in life if challenged and inspired appropriately. A strong academic curriculum supported by outstanding extra-curricular provision helps Sandringham students develop as individuals with the necessary skills to be successful in adult life. Our ethos is summed up by our motto: 'Everybody can be somebody'

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