3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    28 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Catering, cleaning and site management

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time: 15 hours per week over 5 days

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£21,575 pro rata

Actual salary


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Senior Site Technician required to work 15 hours per week - three hours a day (split shift) to open and close school and complete other daily duties of a site technician to support the effective running of our primary school.

We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and committed person to work in our school. The successful candidate would be welcomed into a supportive, caring, family orientated team of colleagues.

A visit to the school is encouraged to fully appreciate what the school can offer to the right candidate, please contact the school to make an appointment on 01283 247400

To apply for this post please download the school’s application form.

Closing date: Friday 28th June Midday

Interview date: Friday 5th July

What the school offers its staff

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

Further details about the role

Statement of Purpose

To work under the direction and instruction of senior staff to provide routine cleaning and/or caretaking

tasks to support the effective operation of the school.

Security and Safety

• Unlock and secure premises at agreed times and maintain the key(s) in their possession for

emergency call-out.

• Check that the heating and lighting systems are operating satisfactorily and checking their

efficiency with regard to energy conservation.

• Check fire and/or security alarms are working satisfactorily.

• Ensure that premises are in a safe, tidy and satisfactory condition prior to use. In the morning this

will normally require attendance until a member of staff arrives.

• Maintain vigilance for Health and Safety concerns in and around the building including checking

outside area for syringes, broken glass etc. and disposing appropriately.

Maintenance and Cleaning

• Dispose of such waste materials arising from the use of the premises as are not covered by

alternative arrangements.

• Replace such consumables on the premises in appropriate locations as are not covered by

alternative arrangements, e.g. toilet rolls, soap, towels, etc.

• Clean designated areas not covered by alternative arrangements, e.g. outside areas, car parks,

drains, boiler house, stores etc. This may include cleaning up after contractors during school

closure periods.

• To arrange to clear blockages, remove foreign matter from sinks, toilets, drains, and clean up

spillages as required.

• In the event of a burst or leaking water pipe, the water supply should be turned off, spillage

removed and furnishings cleaned.

• Remove spillages and resultant stains from floors and other surfaces.

• Carry out the removal of debris from gullies, drains etc. and that the school and ground are litter

free. Litter bins are to be emptied and the contents disposed of on a daily basis.

• Ensure clear and safe pedestrian access to the school particularly in adverse weather conditions

(e.g. snow clearing, gritting).


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Minor Repairs

• Minor repairs to include minor plumbing, joinery, electrical work and internal decoration and

maintenance, e.g. replacing door handles, replacing light bulbs/plugs with appropriate training.

• Minor plant maintenance in accordance with agreed working practices, e.g. lubrication of heating

pumps as appropriate.

Painting and Decorating

• Temporary making good of colour wash, e.g. when cabinets are moved, and the blotting out of

graffiti. Making good paint work e.g. touching up scratch damage. To undertake repairs, projects

and redecoration tasks as appropriate.


• Minor repairs to fixtures and fittings such as replacing locks.

• Minor repairs to furniture, replacing door and window catches.

• Minor improvements such as the erection of small shelves, display and notice boards.

• Advice, and/or undertake, where appropriate renovation projects.


• Unblocking sinks, traps and waste pipes. Adjustment and rewashering of taps. Stopping leaks.


• General portage and collection activities as required including setting up and clearing away


• To attend to, where necessary, personnel visiting the site such as contractors, representatives of

utilities (gas, electric) and monitor any work being carried out within the postholder's area of


• Attend to the replacement of paper towels, toilet rolls and soap in toilets and teaching areas, e.g.

Technology, Science, Art and Craft.

• Carry out tasks of a specialist nature, e.g. an annual Fire Risk Assessment, etc. and report to the

school’s senior member of staff.

Support to School (this list is not exhaustive and should reflect the ethos of the school)

• Promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young persons you are responsible for or

come into contact with.

• Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety

and security, confidentiality and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.

• Be aware of, support and ensure equal opportunities for all.

• Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school.

• Appreciate and support the role of other professionals.

• Attend and participate in relevant meetings as required.

• Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required.

• Assist with pupil needs as appropriate during the school day.

Health and Safety

The postholder will be expected to observe safe working practices in carrying out the

required duties and ensure that instructions specified by technical consultants,

contractors and manufactures are adhered to.

Janitors are expected to be smart in appearance and dress.


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Note 1:

The content of this job description will be reviewed with the post holder on an annual basis in

line with the School’s performance and development review policy. Any significant change in

level of accountability that could result in a change to the grade must be discussed with the

post holder and the relevant trade union before submitting for re-evaluation.

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.

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 s.smith@christchurch-burton.staffs.sch.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About Christ Church Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
318 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Primary School based in the center of Burton on Trent.

Arranging a visit to Christ Church Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email s.smith@christchurch-burton.staffs.sch.uk.

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