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£18,065 - £18,426
Schools - Support
Lumley Junior School
Required for 20th April 2020 (or earlier if possible)
Permanent full time whole time position (working year round with a holiday entitlement)
Lumley Junior School’s Governing Body is seeking to appoint a highly motivated, caring and enthusiastic Caretaker.
The successful candidate will be expected to:
To carry out the general functions as specified in the full job description.
To work alongside the cleaning staff and ensure that the school premises are cleaned in accordance with the cleaning specification.
To monitor any need for repairs and maintenance to the premises and furnishings to ensure safe conditions at all times.
To ensure the outdoor play areas are well maintained and free from hazards.
To ensure the general security and safety of the school’s premises and grounds.
To undertake general porterage duties.
To carry out first line repairs and maintenance indoors and outdoors.
The successful applicant will be joining a team of teachers and support staff whose principle aim is to provide a safe and happy environment in which the children can learn and play together.
The applicant should follow the school’s policies, including those on behaviour management.
The post is permanent but subject to a successful six-month probationary period.
Application forms are available to download from this webpage and should be returned to the school by the closing date of 4:00pm on Wednesday, 4th March 2020.
Please do not post applications during the school’s half term break (between 17th – 21st February) as we do not receive post.
Interviews will be held on 9th March 2020.
Durham County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met.
This job is not open to job share
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure.
Please note that the Childcare Disqualifications Regulations 2009 apply to this position and therefore you are required to complete the “disqualification by association” declaration form. Should you be successful in your application for this post, your appointment can not be progressed without this declaration.
Lumley Junior School
Tel: 0191 3882310