Caretaker - (Service Occupancy)
Academy is part of the Castleford Academy Trust. We provide a dedicated team of
professionals to deliver the best education for over two hundred 3 -7 year old
pupils for the Castleford community. We are committed to establishing excellent
standards and have set our expectations high
37 hours per week (including 15 hours cleaning per week)
Whole Year Contract
Grade 4 SCP £16,481 to £17,772
We have an exciting opportunity for a Caretaker to join our Academy. You will be responsible for providing maintenance, undertaking cleaning duties, supervision of cleaners and improvement works under the direction of the Headteacher and School Business Manager.
The role of Caretaker (Service Occupancy) carries the condition that you are required to occupy the school bungalow (on school grounds) on a 'Service Occupancy' basis so long as you are employed in the role.
As part of the Service Occupancy arrangements you will be required to attend any emergency call outs relating to the school premises.
Be responsible for the security of site including opening up and locking up school buildings and areas
Undertake 15 hours per week cleaning duties and ordering of cleaning materials, including supervision of cleaners
Be the first point of contact for all building related issues; dealing with routine and non-routine issues as appropriate
Undertake regular Health and Safety inspection checks with Headteacher/School Business Manager to ensure school buildings are safe at all times
Provide general basic building and grounds maintenance to maintain a safe and clean external environment
Carry out repair work onsite including equipment and building repair
Work with the Headteacher/School Business Manager to create/implement a schedule of works
You will be:
A general handy person having a minimum of basic DIY skills
Self-motivated with the ability to identify potential issues and implement safe solutions
Honest, reliable, trustworthy, flexible and hardworking
Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise own workload and work on own initiative
Ability to multitask over a variety of disciplines
Excellent interpersonal skills and a professional manner
We pride ourselves on being an inclusive academy trust and therefore welcome applications from all sectors, including those who do not have an education background.
Glasshoughton Infant Academy is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. For all positions at Glasshoughton Infant Academy you are required to complete a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check prior to appointment
If you think this is the sort of school you would like to be part of and would like to visit us to see for yourself, please contact Mrs Avril Smith, School Business Manager, Glasshoughton Infant Academy, to arrange a suitable time.
For more information about our school, please visit www.glasshoughtoninfants.co.uk
If you would like to apply for the position please visit www.castlefordacademy.com to download an application form.
Completed application forms should be returned to email@example.com
Closing date for applications is noon on Wednesday 29th March 2017 with interviews taking place the following week.