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DN21 2ST, Gainsborough
£16,557 per annum approx
12 Apr 2019
30 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Caretaker with Groundsperson : Part-time : 35 hrs per week/42 weeks per year Start date: as soon as possible

The Site Management Team currently consists of a site manager, assistant site manager and two caretakers who carry out duties over a split site (Queen Elizabeth’s High School and Morton Trentside Primary School). Between them the team are responsible for all aspects of site management. We are seeking a keen and enthusiastic individual to join this existing, hard-working team. The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate a  high degree of practical skills with competence. General building skills are desirable, though not essential.

This postholder will be required to work 35 hours per week/42 weeks per year and will be paid on Grade 4 (which equates to approximately £16,557 per annum (paid in twelve equal instalments of £1379).

The weekly hours will be spread evenly through the working week (7 hours per day) with a 30 minute unpaid break each day, as directed by the site manager. The successful candidate will, with the other members of the team, work on a shift rota basis ranging from a 05.30 start to a 19.30 finish. On occasions, where the school has an evening letting, the closing time may be later. Due to the nature of this role there will be a need for flexibility and negotiation; e.g. occasional weekend work and evening call outs or staff absences.

This is an opportunity for the ideal candidate to join the workforces at schools who provide the very best education for the children in their care. Applicants should be able to demonstrate a high degree of practical skills and competence.

Queen Elizabeth’s High 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 candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

For further details and to apply, please go to our website and complete the application form via our Recruitment site. Please include in the Personal Statement section of the application how you believe your experience to date equips you for this post and outline some of your ideas on how you would approach the job at QEHS.

Closing date is midday on Tuesday 30th April 2019.