9 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    July 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Catering, cleaning and site management

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 36 hrs

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,495- £31,440

What skills and experience we're looking for

Elmwood Junior School is seeking to appoint a Caretaker who, reporting to the School Business Manager, will work as part of a team to ensure the safety and security of the school site.

The successful candidate will have an excellent understanding of health and safety requirements and security methodology. They must be able to prioritise and manage urgent tasks, such as safety issues and manage your own workload effectively. They will have line management experience, to enable you to effectively supervise the work of all contractors attending site.

They will have proven DIY skills in order to carry out routine maintenance and repairs and the ability to perform the physical tasks required by the role, such as lifting and handling.

They will demonstrate excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, in order to communicate clearly to school staff, pupils and third parties.

This is an important role to ensure that a safe and secure environment is provided for all users of the Elmwood Junior School site, therefore a conscientious and proactive approach is essential.

What the school offers its staff

We offer excellent working conditions with key benefits that include:

  • A friendly, dedicated staff team who believe in teamwork and building positive relationships across the school and local community
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Full time School Counsellor
  • Staff car park on site
  • A strong focus on the professional development of all staff within our school

Commitment to safeguarding

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out, references will be sought and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and any other relevant checks with statutory bodies.

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.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@elmwood-jun.croydon.sch.uk

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About Elmwood Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
470 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number

Elmwood Junior School is a popular community school looking to recruit a passionate and dedicated teacher to join our team in September.

If you are looking for a new challenge in order to continue your career progression, then we would love to hear from you.

Our vision is ambitious for every child at Elmwood Juniors. We work hard to nurture and support every child’s development so that they grow into confident, creative and compassionate individuals not only equipped to handle their future academic career, but be instilled with values that encourage children to make genuine contributions to making a better world for their families, our community, this city and even the nation.

Arranging a visit to Elmwood Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@elmwood-jun.croydon.sch.uk.

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