Caretaker Position North Liverpool

Prospero Teaching
12 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Prospero Teaching are working with a North Liverpool Primary School to fill a full time caretaker position. The caretaker will be responsible for providing caretaking and minor maintenance within the school. You will work as part of a team to an agreed shift pattern to ensure premises and grounds support across the year. Previous school experience is desired but not essential. As this role will involve working in a school setting you will need to have a valid DBS check (on the update service) or be willing to apply for a new one. Duties and Responsibilities will include: • Be responsible for the cleaning of designated areas and for monitoring cleaning staff • Be responsible for carrying out cleaning duties when there is a temporary reduction in staff • Check the operation of the fire system on a regular basis, as directed by the PPM system • Be responsible for noting and reporting repairs requirements • Undertake minor maintenance tasks (e.g. changing light bulbs and strips, fuses, plugs, unblocking drains, minor joinery etc) • Move furniture and equipment (in keeping with manual handling guidance) • Replenish janitorial supplies across the school • Supervise the movements of vehicles in the school grounds, assist with the unloading of delivery vehicles and distribution of goods within the school • Ensure good working relationships • Responsibility for securing of the building, respond to callouts and make appropriate emergency arrangements as required • Be responsible for the opening and closing of the premises (including gates) and the activation/de-activation of security alarms • Open and close the premises when lettings occur and ensure lettings areas are clean and furniture arranged as required • Liaise with the maintenance contractors (including grounds maintenance), monitor their activities and report any concerns to the Site Manager • Monitor the observance of H&S policies and procedures in the school with regard to the school building and grounds and assist with risk assessment. • Ensure debris, leaves, snow and ice are cleared to avoid potential hazards and ensure safe access to all areas of the school • Assist in ordering, storing and keeping secure school cleaning and maintenance supplies • Undertake any other reasonable duties as requested by your line manager • You will contribute to the school’s overall achievements of its objectives. • Comply with school and local authority policies and procedures relating to child protection, H&S, data protection, equal opportunities, resource management and employment • Maintain school, student and staff confidentially • Contribute to the overall ethos, aims and reputation of the school • Undertake training and development as required and use your own expertise to assist, where appropriate and necessary, with the training and development of fellow employees. In order to be accepted for this role you must pass our clearance procedure, which includes: • Enhanced DBS Check • Proof of eligibility to work in the UK • 2 References • Full working history