Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 09/12/2019 16:00
£18,065- £18,426
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Delves Lane Primary
Closing date:
9 Dec
Further Information

Required to start as soon as possible

Delves Lane Primary School
Delves Lane
Co Durham
Tel: 01207 503984
Email: delveslaneprimary@durhamlearning.net
Headteacher: Mrs R Woods

Caretaker – Grade 2
Full Time, Whole-Time, Permanent Position

£18,065- £18,426

The Governors of our fully inclusive, successful and welcoming school seek to appoint a Caretaker to start with us as soon as possible.

The successful candidate must be reliable, diligent, cheerful, enthusiastic and caring, who will work successfully with our hard-working and dedicated team.

We are an OPAL (Outdoor Play and Learning) school and promote outdoor play in all weathers. Our Caretaker will play an important role in looking after the school site, including our OPAL provision.

Job Purpose – To contribute to the smooth running of the school by carrying out a range of caretaking duties including security and supervision of the site and related equipment, and other caretaking duties including porterage, occasional cleaning, maintenance and repairs as well as general handyperson tasks. Our Caretaker will also attend external school visits on occasions.

Our school will offer:

• A supportive, friendly and professional environment, which is very welcoming.
• Fantastic children who are helpful and friendly.
• An excellent team who are committed to raising standards and who believe in providing the very best for our pupils.

Where our roles are customer facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required

This job is not open to job share.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of
Applicant with disabilities will be invited for interview is the essential job criteria are met.

Please note that this position is whole time, which means that you will be in attendance at work all year round (52 weeks a year) and will have an annual leave entitlement (26 days if you have less than 5 years continuous local government service, 31 days if you have in excess of 5 years continuous local government service; pro rata for part time).

Application forms are available from this website and should be returned to the school.

The deadline for submission of application is Monday 9th December at 4pm.

Shortlisting will take place on Tuesday 10th December 2019

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 11th December 2019

Please note that candidates will partake in staff training.

The post is to start as soon as possible – We hope that the successful candidate will be able to start on Monday 16th December 2019. This will ensure that Mr Milburn will be available to induct our new caretaker into their role.

Delves Lane Primary
Delves Lane,

Tel: 01207503984
Email: delveslaneprimary@durhamlearning.net
Website: http://www.delveslaneprimary.durham.sch.uk/

Please note
This job is closed for applications.