School Caretaker

Employer: St Gregory's Catholic Primary School
Salary: £10.41 per hour £1,015 per month
Location: Albert Road, Bollington, Macclesfield
Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Flexible Hours/Part Time/Term Time
Hours: 22.5 hours per week. Split shift pattern Monday to Friday 7.00am to 9.00am and 3.30pm to 6pm term time.
DBS Check: Enhanced
Closing Date: 01/09/2022 at 12:00
Reference: P/22/205116

The Governors of this small Catholic Primary School in Bollington are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated and hardworking Site Maintenance Officer, who can lead others, to join our committed, supportive and friendly staff team.

St Gregory’s’ is a 1-form entry primary school with 2 buildings and extensive grounds. We are looking for someone who can clean, including specialist areas such as the hall floor, do basic DIY and simple building and maintenance tasks. The successful candidate will liaise with our Headteacher, Finance Officer, Governors and cleaning staff to maintain, develop and manage the school site. The site manager is required to lock up at the end of all events.

The post involves working a split shift pattern of: Monday to Friday

  • 30am – 9.30am and
  • 3:30 pm – 6pm during term time flexible hours during school holidays

We are looking for someone who:-

  • Is approachable, friendly, enthusiastic, hardworking and a good communicator with a sense of humour
  • Has the ability to take the initiative to deal with problems as they arise
  • Is able to relate to both adults and children
  • Is organised and efficient and has the ability to work independently and unsupervised
  • Can plan and ensure the completion of regular cleaning/maintenance schedules
  • Is skilled at DIY
  • Is flexible and is responsive to the ever changing requirements of a busy school
  • Is able to support our Catholic ethos, equal opportunities and all school policies and procedures, including safeguarding.


  • Previous premises management experience would be an advantage
  • A clean driving licence and your own transport are essential

We can offer:

  • a warm community with a strong Catholic Ethos
  • a happy and supportive working environment
  • lively but well behaved children who enjoy learning
  • a friendly and dedicated staff team.
  • Good relationships with parents and the parish family
  • A supportive governing body

The post holder is responsible for our cleaner and reports to our Headteacher and Finance Officer.

The successful candidate will be expected to carry out all the responsibilities of a key holder.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this. This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

Shortlisting - Friday 2nd September 2022

Interviews Friday 9th September 2022

How to apply

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