School Assistant Caretaker - training provided
Job Title: Assistant Caretaker
This role is suitable for a college leaver / apprentice who is looking to gain experience and has a keen interest in buildings maintenance / DIY.
Job Purpose: Working in support of the Site Manager to assist in the day-to-day security, safety, cleanliness and general maintenance of the school.
To undertake basic day to day maintenance tasks.
To escort contractors whilst working onsite.
To ensure that all allocated equipment, furniture and materials are stored safely and securely in order to prevent unauthorised access and potential accidents/misuse.
To perform duties in line with health and safety requirements and take remedial action where hazards are identified.
To work with Sites Manager with regards to skilled maintenance.
To assist in the monitoring of goods inwards and deliver to departments.
To help to maintain the school grounds to ensure they are fit for purpose.
To carry out any other duties as may from time to time be required by the Head.
To maintain confidentiality.
To participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required.
Duties and Responsibilities will include:
Upkeep and general care of the school
Unlocking and re-locking bins in preparation for pick-up
Ensuring that external rubbish is stored appropriately
Cleaning and tidying of the internal school building
Cleaning of internal glass, internal and external door glass and internal side of external windows
Cleaning of external windows at ground level
Sweep yards, pick up litter and be responsible for the removal of all debris from paths, play areas, grassed areas, flowerbeds and all entrances.
General maintenance and minor repair work including: doors, windows, toilet seats and flushes, furniture, tap washers and some painting of doors and walls, replacing light bulbs.
General porterage duties and moving of furniture
Assisting teaching staff with simple tasks as requested
Checking damage/security every morning on arrival at the premises
Preparation of Hall for functions as required
Receive and check goods and supplies and take them to the appropriate place for storage
Ensure that all refuse is disposed of promptly and stored away from the main building
Routinely clean lamp shades and light diffusers (strip lights). The height limit is eleven feet
Ensure that clear passage is maintained on fire escape routes
Test fire alarms weekly. Maintain test register
Report any defects of building, furniture, fittings and equipment