DBS320/19 Caretaker - Riverside Primary School

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 10/10/2019 12:00
£21,589 - £22,911 pa
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Riverside Primary School, Minton Lane, North Shields
Closing date:
10 Oct
Further Information

Riverside Primary School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, conscientious, self-motivated and reliable individual to the role of Caretaker. Good communication and interpersonal skills are essential as an aspect of the role will be line management of all cleaning staff, including their induction, training and appraisal.

The role will involve responsibility for the security of the premises, general maintenance work and repairs, Health and Safety issues relating to the building, cleaning and porterage duties. It is essential that the successful candidate is capable of regular stooping, bending, lifting and carrying of equipment, materials and furniture, and is able to climb ladders.

The successful applicant must be positive, hard-working and have a strong commitment to high standards of service delivery and customer care.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate a flexible attitude in a demanding and varied role, including during community events in the school calendar such as School Fairs, Christmas Productions, Open Evenings and Parents Evenings.

Candidates should have proven caretaking skills with an ability to undertake maintenance of the fabric, fixtures and services of the school premises and grounds to a high standard.

The successful applicant will be required to carry out DIY above and beyond the scope of a competent DIY person, completing more specialised work as required. Further essential qualifications and experience is outlined in the Person Specification.

This post is full time, 37 hours per week. Hours of work: Monday to Thursday 6.30am - 10.30am and 3.00pm - 6.30pm and Friday 6.30am - 10.30am and 3.00pm - 6.00pm. The contract is 52/52, meaning the work is all year round and not limited to term time only.

Riverside Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant employment checks deemed appropriate. Written references will be taken up and made available to the interview panel before the final selection stage.

Applications should be addressed to the Headteacher and returned by post or by hand to Riverside Primary School, Minton, Lane, North Shields. Email applications will not be considered.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon Thursday 10th October, 2019
Interviews will take place on Thursday 17th October, 2019

Please note
This job is closed for applications.