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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Catering, cleaning and site management

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 20 hours per week / 39 weeks per year (1 week to be worked across the school holidays) Working Hours: 8.30am-12.30noon

Contract type


Actual salary

£11,258 - £11,447

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will work within a small team under the direction of the School Business Manager in all aspects of caretaking and site maintenance duties. They will need to be enthusiastic, friendly, highly motivated and flexible with general building maintenance, carpentry, and caretaking skills. The role will also entail consultation with various stakeholders including contractors and tradesmen. Previous experience of basic health & safety is essential. Duties will include general cleaning, dealing with spillages, blockages, locking and unlocking the sites and any ad-hoc duties as required. Full driving licence and use of own car is essential as you may be required to attend the school site outside of normal hours. Previous experience of basic health & safety is essential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Security: Back up for premises opening up and lock up
  • Maintenance: Minor and major repairs, DIY tasks
  • Operations: Managing heating, lighting, and other facilities
  • Safety: Conduct various safety checks including HASAW and COSHH
  • Reporting: Identify and report major repair issues
  • Contractor Management: Direct contractors on-site to their designated work areas
  • Supplies: Ensure an adequate supply of toiletries on a daily basis
  • Compliance: Conduct Water Hygiene Systems Monitoring and weekly fire alarm tests
  • Inventory: Manage stock and supplies efficiently

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • A friendly and supportive team.
  • Good rates of pay.
  • Pension.

Shifts, Monday to Friday: 8.30am to 12.30pm subject to review. There is potential for overtime after hours, weekend or during school holidays to complete project work subject to suitability and level of experience required for each job.

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 St Francis Catholic Primary School, Maldon

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
207 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01621 856698

We are a one form entry Catholic Primary School situated within the old market town of Maldon in Essex. We are an inclusive school with enthusiastic, talented and hardworking children, who are assisted in their learning by our supportive parents, an outstanding staff team and dedicated governors. Our vision and values permeate the life of our school, with pupils, parents, staff and governors working and learning together, enabling all of our children to be the best that they can be.

Arranging a visit to St Francis Catholic Primary School, Maldon

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@st-francisrc.essex.sch.uk.

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