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Caretaker Apprentice

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 31/03/2017 16:00
Apprenticeship rate £3.40 per hour dependent upon age
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Framwellgate Moor Primary School

Job details 

Closing date:
31 Mar

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Start date: To be negotiated with applicant between the period Apr and Sep 2017

Framwellgate Moor Primary School is looking to recruit a Caretaker Apprentice who will have responsibility to provide grounds and buildings support within Framwellgate Moor Primary School.

We are looking for someone with a ‘can do’ attitude, a team player, with good communication skills both verbal and written.

The person will develop skills to provide caretaker support to the team to help the school operate effectively and efficiently.

Duties include but are not inclusive of:
• Assist with ensuring that the building and grounds are maintained to the highest possible standards
• Learning to take responsibility for the security of the site
• Carry out preventative maintenance
• Carry out minor repairs and decoration work
• Learning to ensure that appropriate action is taken to ensure the safety of children, staff and visitors
• Assist with removal of litter and other materials from inside and outside the buildings
• Spot cleaning of spillages, body wastes etc

Relevant Qualifications: Either have or expect to achieve 2 GCSE in English and Maths at Grades A-C or hold equivalent and relevant qualification or be willing to undertake courses to achieve English and Maths during the 12 month period.

All apprentices are supported and guided throughout their placement by key individuals within their team with additional mentoring support from our development team. The successful candidate will be given a mentor, work plan, traning plan and access to our in-house NVQ provider.

Application form and Job Description are attached to this Job Advertisement. If you require a paper copy please email the following address Framwellgate.primary@durhamlearning.net or contact the school.
Completed forms should be returned to the school.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment and Selection policy, please note we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Closing date: 31st March at 4:00pm

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.

Framwellgate Moor Primary School
Newton Drive
Framwellgate Moor

Tel: 0191 3865400
Email: Framwellgate.primary@durhamlearning.net

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