Tavistock College, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8DD

10 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    30 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    9 May 2022

Job details

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Contract type



£19264 - £20043

Caretaker job summary

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust at Tavistock 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. 

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About Tavistock College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1379 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Tavistock College is an ambitious, successful and friendly school. Co-operation is at the heart of what we do and we take pride in striving for the highest standards together. Our aim is that young people leave us as happy, well qualified, confident, caring and motivated citizens who will go on to flourish in their lives.

As an Academy we are driven by a sense of the moral seriousness of what we are about; by a conviction that learning should be joyful; by a belief that we are an inclusive community in which everyone is equally valued; and by a determination that each of us will become the very best person we can be. As well as a challenging curriculum we offer many opportunities to widen our young people’s understanding of their role in the community locally, nationally and internationally.

We are part of the Dartmoor Multi Academy Trust and together we work for the benefit of children in all our schools. What unites us are the co-operative values of solidarity, self help, self responsibility, equality, equity and democracy. Co-operation gives our daily lives meaning and ensures that no one is left behind in building a strong community of learners.

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