19 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    12 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£22,737.00 - £23,114.00 Annually (FTE) Actual Salary £15450 to £15706


Part Time Caretaker required for ASAP

Highfield Littleport Academy is part of The Active Learning Trust. We wish to appoint an enthusiastic, conscientious and committed Caretaker to join our friendly school.

Can you hit the ground running and work flexibly within the team to do what it takes to support our pupils to ensure the site is safe and clean?

The actual salary for this post is between £15,450 and £15,706. The successful candidate would work 25 hours per week all year round.

Previous working knowledge of a school site team environment is highly desirable however we also welcome applications from individuals who can transfer their skill-set into this exciting role.

Main purpose

To carry out cleaning and site maintenance duties in and around the academy as directed. To deliver a clean and safe environment for pupils, staff and visitors.

Cleaning and Preparation

Undertake cleaning duties which may include dusting, emptying bins, picking up litter, sweeping, washing, vacuuming, scrubbing, buffing, polishing, toilet cleaning in areas of the academy

Oversee and undertake cleaning operations

Oversee and undertake preparation of rooms and appropriate work areas


Monitor stock levels and inform manager of requirements

Restocking facilities e.g. soap, paper towels

Store all equipment and chemicals used in the appropriate manner

Act as designated key holder for academy premises

Deal with minor security/safety issues


Undertake general site maintenance and basic equipment repair

Perform temporary and minor repairs/maintenance

Maintain grounds as necessary e.g. light work such as mow, trim and weed

Undertake basic DIY and courier duties

Report major faults/repairs/maintenance to the line manager

Operate systems such as heating, cooling

Systems, Policies and Procedures

Work to expected standards and complete work within required timescales

Assists with setting standards

Candidates called for interview please note that references will be requested once you have confirmed your attendance for interview.

The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer. We particularly welcome applications from people of all races, nationalities and ethnicities.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are conditional and subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Visits to the school are encouraged, please contact the school to arrange a mutually convenient time.

We only accept applications submitted online via My New Term, our chosen applicant tracking system, and which are completed before the closing deadline. Active Learning Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the advert closing date. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.​

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS clearance.

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About Highfield Littleport Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
137 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19

Special Needs School

School location

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