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Residential Caretaker vacancy

G7 - 37 hours per week – All Year Round

[25 days holiday – expected to be taken in school holidays]

Do you want to join a fantastic team? Following the resignation of our highly valued caretaker, we are looking to appoint somebody to join our wonderful community. The appointed person will work closely with the School Business Manager to oversee the cleaning, health & safety and building development of the school and its site. The role involves managing a team of staff and ensuring high standards of cleaning and maintenance at all times.


Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Lock and unlock the school and carry out security checks on the building
  • Carry out and record site checks and help maintain Health and Safety records
  • Supporting the maintenance of property and grounds including liaising with contractors
  • Monitor site stock and order supplies
  • Experience of DIY and ability to carry out minor repairs, general maintenance and decorating competently
  • Willingness to attend training courses including Health and Safety
  • Undertake cleaning duties whilst managing the team of school cleaners
  • Monitor energy usage and provide reports and recommendations to the Green Committee, School Business Manager and Governors
  • Working with colleagues to maintain the school’s Green Flag Eco Status


This is a residential post and the appointed person would be expected to reside in the property based on the school grounds. Whilst hours would be agreed to accommodate the needs of the school, we would expect the candidate to show flexibility in their working patterns where required. Previous experience would be beneficial but is not essential as training will be provided.


Parson Street School complies with all aspects of the Equality Act and there is an expectation of all staff to also show support the protected characteristics. Any posts are subject to approval of two references and subject to any necessary safeguarding checks.


Candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the school to view our wonderful site and find out more about the role. Appointments can be made by contacting Ally Bigwood, School Business Manager, on 01179030226. Application packs are available on request and interview dates will be advised:


Closing date: Friday 1st September – 9.00am

Interviews: Friday 8th September

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