Residential Caretaker

Posted 21 September by Partnership Jobs
We have a great opportunity for a caretaker to join our staff. This role comes with a three-bedroom house with private garden and garage on the school site for which a nominal rent is deductible. Shortlisted candidates will be able to view the property at interview.

You will be responsible for the day to day maintenance of the school buildings, grounds and equipment, ensuring the cleanliness, appearance and security of the school site is maintained to the highest standard. You will work with external contractors for both emergency and routine matters and facilitate the estates management of school and external events. You will also be required to carry out risk assessments and maintain inspection records of all caretaking tasks.

Key Skills and Competencies:


  • An understanding of basic health & safety requirements.
  • Experience of maintaining equipment and materials in accordance with health and safety legislation.
  • D.I.Y. skills to undertake day to day repairs and maintenance of building, including the basic knowledge and operation of the school heating system.
  • Understanding of the principles of health & safety in a school environment including COSHH.
  • Ability to manage own time effectively and demonstrate initiative including establishing priorities within own workload.
  • Ability to adhere to working procedures and policies within the school environment.
  • Ability to operate as part of a team or individually as required.
  • Ability to perform the physical tasks required by the post, including lifting, carrying and pushing various equipment to undertake the duties of the post.
  • Ability to carry out a range of administrative tasks, including stock taking, managing the asset register and ordering.
  • Display a conscientious and logical approach to the variety of tasks necessary for the smooth running of the school.
  • Knowledge of current cleaning materials/methods/appliances and monitor the quality of work undertaken by the school cleaning contractor.


We believe that this is a great opportunity to join a dynamic School on a mission to provide exceptional opportunities to all learners and to play a pivotal role in maintaining and extending progress towards our goal.

Reference: 40935257

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