14 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    7 June 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Catering, cleaning and site management

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week - all year round

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Starting from £24,294

What skills and experience we're looking for

Clarion Corvus Trust is seeking to appoint a Caretaker to work across Watton Junior and Watton Westfield Infant and Nursery School sites. An enthusiastic and committed individual is required for as soon as possible, to work ensuring the school premises and facilities are presented and maintained to the highest standards.

Key tasks include: Undertaking site security, including locking and unlocking premises; Supervising the work of contractors on site; General porterage, furniture, equipment and room set up; Site cleaning and liaison with the cleaning team; General site maintenance; Grounds maintenance.

Good communication skills, the ability to work effectively with others and to work without direct supervision are essential. Personal qualities required are a flexible attitude, willingness to undertake practical tasks, a commitment to high standards and attention to detail.

What the school offers its staff

At Watton Junior we are firmly committed to the development of pupil independence, this is characterised by exceedingly high expectations of pupils and the progress they are expected to make.

You will be someone who understands and enjoys working with young people, is well organised, flexible, adaptable and enjoys variety in your work. You will be an excellent communicator with the ability to motivate pupils and gain their respect.

Your opportunity

By joining Watton Junior School, you will become part of a staff dedicated to and passionate about securing the best possible outcomes for our young people. We can offer you:

  • The chance to work as part of a forward thinking dynamic team
  • A creative and innovative environment
  • Excellent opportunities for career and professional development
  • A welcoming and supportive staffing body
  • Enrolment to the Local Government Pension Scheme (if eligible)

Further details about the role

Contact with the school is warmly welcomed and encouraged, please contact the school office on 01953 881387 to make arrangements for a call or a visit. For more information and a full application pack including job description and person specification, please see our website www.clarioncorvus.org.uk or email info@cc-trust.co.uk to request an application pack.

For an informal chat please contact Phil Kirby – Trust Estates Manager on 01508 520359 or email pkirby@cc-trust.co.uk

Please send completed application forms to info@cc-trust.co.uk

Closing Date: 3.00pm Friday 7 June 2024

Interviews: w/c Monday 10 June 2024

Clarion Corvus Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people across its schools and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS, and have checks carried out with previous employers. We are an equal opportunities employer.

This post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and you will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced DBS check with barred list. If you have information to declare it may be protected under the Exceptions Orders and you may not be required to declare it. You will be asked to make a criminal conviction declaration if you are shortlisted for the post. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website.

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)
medical
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.

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 info@cc-trust.co.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About Watton Junior School

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
261 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number
01953 881387

Arranging a visit to Watton Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office.wjs@wattonjunior.org.

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