Okehampton College, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1PW

8 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    30 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    9 May 2022

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£19264 - £20043

Caretaker job summary

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust at Okehampton College.
The successful candidate will work within our busy premises team, ensuring the College is kept to a high standard to support pupil learning.

The Role
Caretaking and maintenance of the College site to the required standard, to include compliance checks, emergency repairs, low level grounds maintenance and porterage of equipment.
Security of the College site and contents, including call out in emergencies and locking and unlocking routines.
Monitoring of cctv cameras to assist with site security and, where necessary, capturing of information as evidence to support investigations.
Performance of caretaking and maintenance tasks as directed by the Executive Principal and/or his representative to include participation in parent and community events under the direction of the Premises Manager.
To act as first point of contact for external hirers, deliveries and/or contractors, outside of school hours.
In line with the grading of this post, it is expected that this will be a proactive role with regard to maintenance etc and that professional development / training will take place to ensure competence in related areas to allow a reasonable level of autonomy within appropriate limitations. 
 Note:  Structural tasks should not be undertaken without professional advice. 
Participation in shifts as required to include cover for lettings (at weekends) and to cover staff absence as directed by the Premises Manager. 

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About Okehampton College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1417 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

​​At Okehampton College our simple aim is nothing more, and nothing less, than for all our students to leave us as highly qualified, personable, articulate, and socially responsible young citizens, ready to lead happy and enriching lives.

​​​We are a vibrant academy, serving students aged 11-19, set on the edge of beautiful Dartmoor. We are rooted in the community we serve, and committed to the development of our students’ character, as well as their academic achievement. This is underpinned by our inclusive ethos and through our CORE values of Community, Opportunity, Respect and Equity. We strive to embed these values in how we treat each other and work together.

We have high expectations and believe that excellence cannot be achieved without equity. As a member of the Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust family of schools, we seek to transform the life chances of all our students, irrespective of their background, aiming for all our students to grow, intellectually and emotionally, in a safe, supportive, and inspiring learning environment.

The high educational ambitions we have of our students are driven by a broad and balanced, knowledge-rich curriculum, from Key Stage 3 through to Key Stage 5. We offer more than 30 GCSE and vocational qualifications, and 30 A-level and Post-16 vocational qualifications, alongside a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities.

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