School Caretaker

Employer: Scholar Green Primary School
Salary: Grade 4
Location: Scholar Green Primary School, Congleton Road, Scholar Green
Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time
Hours: 37 hours hours per week. This is a full-time position. The hours of working are Monday to Friday 37 hours a week – 52 weeks of the year.
DBS Check: Enhanced
Closing Date: 15/12/2023 at 16:00
Reference: P/23/255148

The Governors and Head Teacher of Scholar Green Primary School are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, conscientious and self-motivated person who would like to provide a key role in maintaining our school site, to ensure a welcoming and safe environment for the whole school community.

Site Maintenance Officer (Primary School) Main Duties will include:

  • Maintain the school building and grounds to the highest possible standard that complies with legislative requirements and within budgetary levels. Experience of DIY and ability to carry out repairs, general maintenance (electrical, plumbing, glazing, joinery) and decorating competently are essential.
  • Discuss with and monitor the work of contractors engaged by the school to ensure specific standards are achieved.
  • Maintain and operate the site security system, including lock the school and carry out security checks on the building. The successful candidate will be required to act as a key holder which involves responding to call outs as necessary.
  • Carry out and record daily checks on the school building and grounds in order to help maintain and monitor Health and Safety records, for example, weekly fire alarm tests, regular legionella flushing. Also to be involved in Health and Safety audits and to carry out regular risk assessments.
  • Undertake daily portering and cleaning duties
  • Monitor site stock and order supplies
  • Willingness to attend training courses including Health and Safety

Previous experience would be beneficial but training will be provided where required.  Health and Safety in the Workplace, Legionella Awareness, Asbestos Awareness, COSHH Awareness and Working at Heights / Manual Handling Certificates are desirable but not essential.

This is a full-time position.  The hours of working are Monday to Friday 37 hours a week – 52 weeks of the year with 25 days holiday.  Salary: Grade 4 – £21,575 - £21,968

To apply, candidates are advised in their letter of application to demonstrate their suitability for the post outlined above, using the Job Description which is available upon request from the school office, along with completion of the Cheshire East Council Application and return to admin@scholargreen.cheshire.sch.uk.  Applicants are invited to look around the school prior to applying by contacting Sharon Cope (School Business Manager) on 01782 651099.

Closing date: 4pm Wednesday 15th December 2023.

Interviews: To be confirmed.

Start Date: As soon as possible.

Scholar Green Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Suitable candidates will be subject to stringent enhanced checks as part of the selection process. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references, pre-employment and DBS checks. The school is committed to promoting and developing equality of opportunity in all its functions.

References must be provided and will be carefully checked.

How to apply

To apply for the Site Maintenance Officer position, candidates are advised in their letter of application to demonstrate their suitability for the post outlined above, using the Job Description which is available upon request from the school office, along with completion of the Cheshire East Council Application and return to admin@scholargreen.cheshire.sch.uk.  Applicants are invited to look around the school prior to applying by contacting Sharon Cope (School Business Manager) on 01782 651099.

 

Closing date: 4pm Friday 15th December 2023

Interviews: w.c. To be confirmed

This vacancy is now closed

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