Caretaker Chipstead Valley Primary School, Coulsdon, Surrey

Job description

We are seeking to appoint a reliable, conscientious, enthusiastic Caretaker to join our small, friendly team in one of our smallest schools in the Academy Trust. New Valley Primary School is based in Purley, Surrey.
The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and flexible, contributing to the development of the school’s positive ethos and culture.

You will be responsible for the upkeep and development of the school premises, and ensuring a safe and clean learning environment for the school community.

Essential educational requirements

D.I.Y. skills to undertake day to day repairs and maintenance of building, including the basic knowledge and operation of the school heating system.
Understanding of the principles of health & safety in a school environment including COSHE.
Ability to manage own time effectively and demonstrate initiative including establishing priorities within own workload.
Ability to adhere to working procedures and policies within the school environment.
Ability to operate as part of a team or individually as required.
Ability to perform the physical tasks required by the post, including lifting, carrying and pushing various equipment to undertake the duties of the post.
Ability to carry out a range of administrative tasks, including stock taking, ordering and recording health & safety checks.
Display a conscientious and logical approach to the variety of tasks necessary for the smooth running of the school.

Essential qualifications

Desirable:
IOSH certificate
Asbestos Warden Certificate
Pediatric First Aid

Essential skills and experience

An understanding of basic health & safety requirements.
To communicate clearly to all sections of the school community both verbally and in writing.
Demonstrate knowledge of security methodology for both building and grounds without risking the health and safety of the school community


About Chipstead Valley Primary School

Address
Chipstead Valley Road, Coulsdon, Surrey, CR5 3BW
Phase
Primary
Type
Academy
Website
Chipstead Valley Primary School website (opens in a new window)