2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    14 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Catering, cleaning and site management

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade 3 Spine Point 5 £23,500 (Actual Salary)

What skills and experience we're looking for

St. Michael’s RC Primary School are currently seeking a Caretaker. This is an exciting opportunity to join the Trust at the beginning of a journey of transition, development, and growth within the multi-academy trust.

The post holder will be responsible for the security, maintenance, cleaning and safety of the school, responding to any emergencies.

It is essential that any new members of staff share our aims and values and are able to work effectively as part of a team and independently, using their own initiative.

We are seeking an individualwith

  • Experience of working in maintenance/trades
  • Experience of undertaking DIY, including the use of hand and power tools e.g., drills
  • Problem solving skills and ability to use judgement to interpret information and make decisions
  • Ability to keep calm in emergency situations
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to undertake tasks that require physical effort, e.g., lifting, portage duties, working at height
  • Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to work with colleagues and children
  • Ability to complete documentation essential for the duties of the post
  • Ability to undertake minor building repairs, DIY, and general maintenance
  • Ability to prioritize and work to deadlines
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety procedures, safe working practices and risk assessments, e.g., COSHH, working at height, manual handling.
  • Understanding of the importance of safeguarding/ child protection procedures when working with children
  • Able to work flexibly, including evening and weekend meetings as required
  • Ability to relate to and promote the ethos of the school
  • Willingness to update skills and knowledge by undertaking training as required
  • Flexible in approach and able to meet the changing demands of the role
  • The ability to converse at ease with customers and service users and provide advice in accurate spoken English

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • A supportive and dedicated Local Governing Body and Staff
  • Highly effective safeguarding procedures.
  • A working environment where all feel valued and respected.
  • Supportive colleagues and governors with a clear vision and high aspirations for the school.
  • A highly dedicated and inspirational team.
  • A commitment to relevant, personalised Continuous Professional Development.
  • A happy, calm and welcoming working environment.
  • Opportunities to work within the wider STOCCAT team
  • Generous 22.7% Local Government Pension scheme employer contribution
  • Recognition of continuous Local Government service (where applicable)

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About St Michael's Roman Catholic Primary School, a Voluntary Academy 

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
Up to 236 pupils
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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