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Job Details

School Name Victoria Road Primary School

School Address Trelawney Avenue, St Budeaux, Plymouth, PL5 1RH

Category Caretaker

Job Type Part Time Permanent

Salary/Grade Grade D (£18,746 pro-rata FTE)

Application Deadline Friday 2nd March 2018, 12pm

Job Start Date 17th April 2018

Date Posted 12 Jan 2018


Required (17th April 2018) Part Time Permanent – Salary / Grade: D. 35 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

The Governing Body of Victoria Road Primary School are looking to appoint a reliable, conscientious school caretaker to join our existing team, including two cleaners.

We are looking for: -

  • Someone who is enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Have experience of a sound DIY / Strong maintenance background
  • Are able to repair minor repairs to a high standard
  • Are able to meet with external contractors, overseeing their work to ensure good value for money is achieved
  • Are able to undertake day to day general internal and external maintenance of premises, boilers and machinery, for which training will be provided
  • Are responsible for site security (opening and closing). As a key holder, you are part of the call out system.
  • Can liaise with the City Council, Nursery and Property and Compliance with the PIC (Person in Charge) book
  • Have a good awareness of Health and Safety issues, complete and record checks and are willing to undergo appropriate training
  • Is a good team player
  • Would understand a school environment, Skills in electricity, or plumbing or woodwork would be useful. There are cleaning duties attached to this role and you will be expected to manage a small team of cleaners

We can offer: -

  • An inclusive team, school culture
  • A committed and enthusiastic staff and Governors
  • Training relevant to the role

Hours are flexible, but 06.30 – 9.30, 14.30 – 18.30 Monday to Friday during term time is the expectation. All holidays will need to be taken during the school holidays.  For an application pack, please visit our school website www.vrpsp.co.uk or contact the school via email admin@vrpsp.co.uk.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   A fully Enhanced DBS will be required under safeguarding before the successful candidate can start.

Closing Date: Friday 2nd March at 12.00 noon

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 19 March 2018

Start Date: Tuesday 17th April 2018




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