Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 10/12/2021 12:00
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Tow Law Millennium Primary School
Number of posts:
Closing date:
10 Dec
Further Information

Caretaker / Handy Person
Grade 2 £18,562- £18,933
Required from 31/01/2022

The Governing body of the school wish to appoint a proactive Caretaker & handy person, to be responsible for the maintenance and security of the school premises and site, ensuring a safe environment. Duties will include:-

1. Ensure that buildings and the site are secure, including during out of school hours and take remedial action if required
2. Act as the designated key holder for the school premises
3. Operate and regularly check systems such as heating, cooling, lighting and security (including CCTV and alarms)
4. Undertake minor repairs (i.e. not requiring qualified craftsperson) and maintenance of the buildings and site
5. Arrange emergency repairs
6. Arrange regular maintenance and safety checks
7. Oversee onsite maintenance contractors, checking that work is completed to required standards and within required timescales
8. Monitor consumables and stock and/order supplies
9. Undertake general portage duties, including moving furniture and equipment within the school
10. Perform duties in line with health and safety and COSHH regulations and take action where hazards are identified, report serious hazards to line manager immediately
11. Undertake regular health and safety checks of buildings, grounds, fixtures and fittings, (including compliance with fire safety regulations) and equipment, in line with other schedules.
12 Regular cleaning of designated areas of the school building and grounds according to instructions and frequency schedule

Individuals in this role may also:
1. Ensure the operation and maintenance of specialised equipment following training, for example sports/theatrical equipment
2. Monitor the work of and manage cleaning staff
3. Facilitate lettings and carry out associated tasks, in line with local agreements

This post is not open to job share.

Closing date: 10th December 2021 at 12 noon
Interview date: 15th December 2021

Tow Law Millennium Primary School
Wear Street,
Attlee Estate,
Tow Law,
Bishop Auckland,
DL13 4LF

Tel: 01388 730283
Email: l.jackson@towlaw.durham.sch.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.