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  • Start date details

    To start as soon as possible.

  • Closing date

    22 September 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 Hours: 7.00 am to 3.00 pm Monday-Thursday 7.00 am to 2.30 pm Friday

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£21,968-£23,194 (pay award pending increasing to £23,893-£25,119)

Pay scale

Grade 5

What skills and experience we're looking for

An exciting opportunity has arisen for us to recruit a Site Technician/Caretaker to include Grounds to join our school. This is an important role, which will help to ensure the smooth running of the school. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, efficient, flexible, committed, friendly person with a wide maintenance/DIY skill set who is confident to manage and prioritise a busy workload. This role will involve lone working throughout the school holidays.

What the school offers its staff

  • SCC Pension Scheme
  • Holidays during term time.

Further details about the role

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing efficient and effective caretaking support to the school, including site security
  • Drive the school minibus as and when required. Therefore, a clean driving license is essential.
  • Health & Safety Checks to ensure all statutory and compliance checks are completed, including Fire Alarms, Water Temperature Checks etc.
  • Maintenance and Cleaning

o Clear blockages, deal with burst pipes, remove spillages, clean gullies, drains etc.

o First line maintenance of fixtures and fittings.

o Painting, decorating and to undertake minor repairs.

o Link with external contractors when required.

  • Grounds maintenance

o Ensure school grounds are gritted/cleared of snow.

o Grass cutting, hedge cutting/trimming, weeding/spraying and line painting.

  • Our Sixth form is based at Cannock Chase High and there may be times when you are required to undertake maintenance in the Sixth Form Block.

Commitment to safeguarding

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. The selected candidate will also have social media checks. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.

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About Hednesford Valley High School

School type
Special school, ages 11 to 19
School size
177 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
01543 423714

Hednesford Valley High School is a generic Special School set in Cannock Chase, an Area of Outstanding National Beauty. We educate students on two sites, with years 7-11 at our main site and our Sixth Form is set in a dedicated building at Cannock Chase High School. We have amazing students with a range of learning needs, who are supported by dedicated staff with a passion for transforming the lives of our students. If you join our team, you will be part of a school where students love to learn, and staff love to teach. We truly are a family. This is not just a statement; our data supports this. Our attendance and positive behaviour are above national data and we have just received amazing feedback from our recent parent/carer questionnaire.

Arranging a visit to Hednesford Valley High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@hvh.staffs.sch.uk.

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