- Closing Date: 12:00 noon on Friday 7th July 2023
- Salary: Scale 4 points 7 to 12 £22,369 to £24,496 (actual salary £15,601 to £17,084)
- Start Date: September 2023
- Contract: 30 hours per week/term-time only. Temporary for one year.
St Catherine’s Catholic Primary School
St Catherine’s is a creative and inclusive school. Our vision is to transform the life chances of our children, to ensure safe and secure learning environments, create inspirational places for our staff to work and our children to learn, and to be an influential part of the local community. We promote understanding, respect and tolerance of each other through stimulating and safe environments, we want all members of our school community to capture a life-long love of learning and set strong foundations for their future.
The successful candidate(s) will play a key role in providing a safe environment for our staff and children, and are required to develop strong working relationships with the Premises team, children, staff, parents, local residents, contractors and visitors to school.
This is a varied and exciting opportunity which is incredibly rewarding, you will be expected to have a genuine passion for maintaining the buildings and school site as a safe, secure and clean environment.
The role will include managing the cleaning team and providing practical support throughout their work times; maintaining security of the premises; managing lighting, heating, maintenance and operation of plant; porterage and handy person duties, including painting and decorating and maintenance of furniture and fittings; preparing spaces for meetings as directed, including hospitality and support.
The post holder(s) will be responsible for security of premises (including opening the building in the morning / locking up the building at the end of the day); statutory compliance (e.g. health and safety and fire safety checks); maintenance of equipment; repairs; maintaining a site that is safe, clean and compliant to provide the children and staff with the best possible environment for learning and teaching.
The successful candidate(s) will be conscientious, flexible, energetic and hard working, able to work on your own initiative. Previous experience of working as a school caretaker would be an advantage.
This is an exciting opportunity to work in a school where faith is at the heart of all we do, working with talented, supportive, well-motivated and innovative colleagues, playing a part in the delivery of an exciting and creative curriculum. You will be supported by an experienced, inspirational and forward-thinking leadership team who look forward to welcoming new members to join the school team. You will have the opportunity to take part in training to support your compliance role, e.g. legionella, asbestos, working at height.
If you have any questions about the role, or you would like to visit the school, please get in touch.
St Catherine’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children & young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. In addition, this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a self-disclosure is required for applicants shortlisted for interview.
Please contact the school for an application pack:
Mrs Liz Smith, School Business Manager