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Caretaker

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
27/03/2018
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 18/04/2018 16:00
Salary:
£15,613 - £16,491
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
173600
Employment Location:
Lumley Infant & Nursery School

Job details 

Closing date:
18 Apr


Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Required for 29th May 2018 (earlier if possible0

Lumley Infant and Nursery 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.

Hours of work: 7.00 -11.00am (split shift) 2.30 - 6.00pm (5.30pm Friday)

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.

This position is paid whole time i.e.- employees who must work all year around (52 weeks per year), including during school closure periods. These employees will have a leave entitlement of 26 or 31 days (pro rata for part time) which must be taken when the schools are closed. The holiday entitlement runs from April to March, under Green Book terms i.e. not academic year).

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 18th April. Please do not post applications during the school's Easter holidays as we do not receive post (between 30th March - 13th April).

Interviews will be held on Friday 27'" April.

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.

Lumley Infant & Nursery School
Great Lumley
Chester-le-Street
DH3 4JL

Telephone: 0191 3885292
Email: P2108.admin@durhamlearning.net
Website: http://www.lumley-infants.durham.sch.uk

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