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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    7 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    18 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Catering, cleaning and site management

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hrs per week 52 weeks per year

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£24294 - £26421

Pay scale

Scale 4

What skills and experience we're looking for

Deepcar St Johns CE Junior School is wishing to appoint a permanent caretaker from 1st September 2024

We are looking for a conscientious, flexible, committed caretaker to join our successful school.

The person should be hardworking and enthusiastic and ready to join our small friendly team of staff. The person should be able to prioritise work, be self-sufficient and be able to work independently.

The successful candidate will preferably be able to work a split shift working between 7.30am - 12 noon and 3.00pm – 6.00pm for 37 hours per week 52 weeks per year, but we may be able to offer some flexibility to this for the right candidate. There will be occasions when you will be required to work outside of these hours, for example, locking the building after parents evening. A residential property – 3 bedroom detached bungalow is available with the position.

The role includes;

  • supervising the safety and security of the premises,
  • cleaning duties,
  • key holding duties,
  • porterage,
  • general maintenance,
  • gardening,
  • completing risk assessments,
  • regularly inspecting building utilities to ensure they are in good working order,
  • sourcing and booking contractors,
  • complete some maintenance repair work,
  • adhere to health and safety policies of the school.

Visits to the school prior to applying for this post are strongly encouraged.

Please contact the school office on 0114 2883878 to make an appointment.

Application packs available from the school please email


Application forms need to be returned by email to

enquiries@deepcar-st-johns.sheffield.sch.uk or posted to Deepcar St Johns CE Junior School, St Margaret Avenue, Deepcar, Sheffield S36 2TE for the attention of Louise Jones Executive Headteacher.

Closing date for applications: Friday 7th June 2024 at 9am. Interviews to be held week commencing Monday 10th June 2024.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced CRB check is required for this post.

What the school offers its staff

• A dedicated and committed staff team who share the vision for improving outcomes for our children • Delightful, hardworking children with a positive attitude towards their learning • A well-resourced and stimulating environment • Very supportive parents and carers • A good working relationship with the Governing Body

Flexibility on working times for the right candidate. A residential property – 3 bedroom detached bungalow is available with the position.

Further details about the role

Sheffield City Council is an equal opportunities employer and has publicly committed to this by signing up to the Two Ticks Positive About Disabled People scheme.

This ensures that all disabled applicants, able to demonstrate that they meet the minimum criteria of the job description are guaranteed an interview. It is not enough to tick that you are disabled on the monitoring form, if you are disabled and feel this applies to you, please let us know by quoting:-

I am eligible for a guaranteed interview under the two ticks scheme on your application form at the bottom of the Suitability for the Job section.

Please make sure this is written as a separate paragraph to make sure it does not get lost in the content of your application. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Enhanced CRB check required for this post.

The Council is not responsible or accepts liability to the reader, for information included in this job advert. If you have any queries or concerns, please speak to the school.

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 Deepcar St John's Church of England Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
176 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number
0114 2883878

Arranging a visit to Deepcar St John's Church of England Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email enquiries@deepcar-st-johns.sheffield.sch.uk.

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