Caretaker Location Boroughbridge Primary School Grade/Band

Boroughbridge Primary School
Band 4
Vacancy Hours
16 hours per week.
Contract Type
TTO + 3 weeks
Weekend Working
Application Closing Date
3.00pm Tuesday 14th April
Salary Range
To be entered by ESS
Interview Date
week commencing 20th April
Venue for Interview
Boroughbridge Primary School
Advert Details
We are seeking to a caretaker
The post will involve:
Responsible for ensuring the building and site are safe and secure at all times
Locking and unlocking of buildings at pre-determined times
Ensure outside areas are safe / clean, kept free from litter, debris, leaves and that there is
safe access to the building during adverse weather conditions eg. snow.
To monitor the heating system and report any faults to their Manager
Receive deliveries to the site and undertakes general portering duties whilst on site to
include moving furniture & equipment on site
To support the maintenance of the building by checking and replacing light fittings,
undertaking minor repairs (not requiring a contractor) of a range of equipment and buildings
To assist with cleaning duties
Collect and assemble waste for collection
Ensures the buildings are safe by identifying any hazards and reporting them
Limited knowledge and experience required, experience of cleaning and of basic repairs and
use of basic hand tools.
We would welcome applications from staff who have:
An awareness of Health & Safety
Ability to read and write
Experience of undertaking general cleaning duties
Experience of carrying out minor repairs
Able to work with minimum supervision.
Self motivated
Flexible approach
Attention to detail
Ability to manage time effectively to complete tasks to a high level.
Ability to work both alone and within a team to achieve specified standards
Good verbal communication skills
Applications are welcome from all irrespective of sex, race, age, disability, marital
status, sexuality, religion or faith. This school is committed to safeguarding and
promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers
to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an
enhanced criminal records check via the Criminal Records Bureau.
Applications packs and further details are available from the school website at or collection from the School Office (please note
the school will be closed for the Easter Holidays from 28th March and will reopen on
Monday 13th April).