Caretaker

Recruiter
Lynx Education
Location
Hailsham
Salary
£10 - £11/hour + benefits when permanent
Posted
14 Jul 2017
Closes
13 Aug 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Lynx Education is looking to recruit 2 School Caretakers to be based at Hailsham and Newhaven Primary Schools 5 days a week. 7.45am - 4pm each day. These roles will start off in a temporary capacity and will be confirmed permanent for the right person after a short trial period. You'll be paid £10 or £11 an hour whilst working as a temp.
IT IS ESSENTIAL YOU HAVE SCHOOL CARETAKING EXPERIENCE and also a DBS.
You will be reporting to the Head Teacher and will be responsible for a wide range of duties connected with the upkeep of the fabric and grounds of the site together with supporting the daily operational needs of the school.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

Ensure arrangements are in place for the locking and unlocking of school buildings.
Operation of the school’s security alarm systems including provision of out of hours call out.
Act as a registered key holder for the site
Carry out reactive and proactive maintenance as required
Ensure minor and temporary repairs are completed as required
Organise the routine testing of fire, emergency lighting and water systems
Weekly maintenance and safety checks of all school vehicles, maintaining a log
Carry out grounds maintenance as required
Ensure the site remains clean and tidy at all times
Carry out daily weekly and monthly cleaning duties as agreed with the Head
Ensure annual deep cleans are undertaken
Ensure stock of cleaning and sanitary items are maintained at suitable levels

Person Specification
Flexible
Self-managed team player
DIY / maintenance skills
Presentable
Good communicator
Knowledge and or qualifications Health and Safety / Building requirements
For more information please contact Alisdair at Lynx Education.

Lynx Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff to act in the best interests of our pupils at all times. Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please be aware that if you don’t hear back from one of the consultants at Lynx Education within a week of applying for this position, you have not been successful this time. Due to the high amount of responses we get to our job advertisements, we are unable to respond to everyone. Thank you for your time and interest in this post