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Caretaker

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
02/03/2017
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 22/03/2017 23:59
Salary:
Grade 1 £15,238 - £15,507 pro-rata
Hours per week:
20
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
160476
Employment Location:
St.Johns Chapel Primary School

Job details 

Closing date:
22 Mar


Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Required from April 2017 - Reports to Headteacher

The Governors wish to appoint an enthusiastic and hardworking Caretaker. The school has a very high standard of cleanliness and the person appointed would be expected to maintain that standard.


Purpose of the Job
1. Ensure that buildings and site are secure, undertaking daily security checks including locking and unlocking of buildings at pre-determined times
2. Keep records relating to maintenance and security
3. Perform duties in line with health and safety regulations and take action where hazards are identified including snow clearing and gritting,report serious hazards to line manager immediately
4. Undertake general portage duties including moving furniture and equipment within school
5. Undertake minor repairs (i.e. not requiring qualified craftsperson) and maintenance of the buildings and site
6. Maintain and undertake minor repairs to site, furniture and fixtures
7. Operate systems such as heating, cooling, lighting and security (including CCTV and alarms)
8. Receive deliveries to the school site
9. Collect and assemble waste for collection.
10. Cleaning of designated areas of the school building and grounds according to instructions
11. Undertake lettings and carry out associated tasks, in line with local agreements.
12. Act as a designated key holder, providing emergency access to the school site
13. Act as school contact in relation to premises related contractors

Organise testing for asbestos and other health and safety procedures.
Any others duties as may be reasonably directed by the Headteacher.

Application forms are available to download from this webpage and completed forms should be returned to the school by the closing date, 22nd March 2017.

Interviews will be held on 28th March 2017.

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.

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.

This post is not open to job share.

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), which must be taken during school closure periods. During periods of school closure outside of your annual leave entitlement, you are required to be in attendance at work.

St.Johns Chapel Primary School
Burnfoot
St. John’s Chapel
County Durham
DL13 1QH

Tel: 01388 537332
Email: P2322.admin@durhamlearning.net

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