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  • Job start date

    8 July 2024

  • Closing date

    26 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    12 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Catering, cleaning and site management

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: Initially 20 hours per week

Contract type


Actual salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dedicated Caretaker to join our team. We are looking for an individual who can work both independently and as part of a team

This post is integral to our school and plays an important role in enhancing the teaching and working environment for young people and staff.

Experience working in educational environments and an understanding of health & safety regulations, including CoSHH and risk assessments is desirable, but support and mentoring will be given to the suitable candidate. You will be responsible for the security, maintenance, cleanliness of the school premises and carrying out day to day repairs within the reasonable capacity of a normal handyperson. You will need a flexible approach to your working day, the ability to identify work priorities and manage your workload whilst ensuring that lower priority work is completed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Security: Open up and lock up premises
  • Maintenance: Minor and major repairs, DIY tasks
  • Operations: Managing heating, lighting, and other facilities
  • Safety: Conduct various safety checks including HASAW and COSHH
  • Reporting: Identify and report major repair issues
  • Contractor Management: Direct contractors on-site to their designated work areas
  • Supplies: Ensure an adequate supply of toiletries on a daily basis
  • Compliance: Conduct Water Hygiene Systems Monitoring and weekly fire alarm tests
  • Inventory: Manage stock and supplies efficiently

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • A friendly and supportive team.
  • Good rates of pay.
  • Pension.

Shifts, Monday to Friday: 7am to 11.00am subject to review. There is potential to increase the hours but will mean coming back for an evening shift.

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.

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About Becket Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
250 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01332 347595

Becket Primary is a vibrant and inclusive school that takes pride in providing a nurturing environment for both staff and students. With a strong, loyal team of educators, amazing children, and supportive parents, Becket Primary has been consistently rated as a 'Good' school in our recent OFSTED inspections.

Arranging a visit to Becket Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@becket.derby.sch.uk.

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