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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    3 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 September 2022

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£26-£30k (option to join the LGPS pension scheme - currently 21% employer contribution)

Lead Caretaker job summary

This new role will give you a fantastic step up and develop your career and to share best practice to develop caretaking services across our Trust.

The role will not only have responsibility forQueen Eleanor’s School (base location)and our Trust HQ but will also take on additionalTrust wide responsibilities to develop and improve our caretaking services. A flexible approach to the role will be required as this role will be expected to cover caretaking services in the event of staff absences or vacancies at any Trust school.

Family accommodationin Guildford is provided for this role for the better performance of duties.Travel expensesto other Trust sites will be paid in line with our expenses policy. All schools are within 40 minutes travelling distance of the provided accommodation.


  • To take on a lead caretaking role across the Trust to include supporting colleagues and covering caretaking duties at other Trust schools as required.
  • To provide a security and caretaking service to our schools to minimise risks to the health and safety of those using the school site.
  • To ensure the cost-effective use of materials and equipment and participate in the efficient and economic use of the school premises.
  • To plan and manage an ongoing maintenance programme of work.

Key Accountabilities

1.Lead Caretaking


3.Site Maintenance


5. Portering

6. Monitoring

7.Cost Effectiveness

You will :

  • Comply with policies and procedures relating to safeguarding, child protection, confidentiality and data protection and report any concerns to the appropriate person.
  • Contribute to the overall aims and targets of the school.
  • Maintain a professional attitude when liaising with staff, visitors, parents and children.
  • Undertake training as required.
  • Carry out any other similar duties as required by the Senior Leadership Team

Commitment to safeguarding

Queen Eleanor's is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff, volunteers, committee members and visitors to share this commitment. We recognise that all adults, including temporary staff, volunteers and committee members, have a full and active part to play in protecting our students from harm, and that the child or young person’s welfare is our paramount concern.
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About Queen Eleanor's Church of England School

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
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School size
345 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11

Queen Eleanor’s C of E Junior School is one of 16 schools in the Good Shepherd Trust. Our vision is to ‘Be Better, Together’ so we work collaboratively as much as possible. We are committed to establishing academies, which educate the whole child, for wholeness of life, in the heart of their community.

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