Live-in Assistant Caretaker

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Waltham Abbey
09 May 2017
08 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are seeking to appoint another member to our hard working site team.

Required as soon as possible

King Harold is a caring and happy school, where students are encouraged to give of their very best. We have high standards of academic achievement and behaviour and are recognised by the Local Authority as one of the most improved schools in Essex.

We are seeking to appoint another member to our hard working site team.

The successful candidate will be expected to live on site in the caretaker's house and be the first response for all emergency call outs (a nominal rent is charged for use of the caretaker's house).

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate excellent organisational skills and have the ability to work sensitively, collaboratively, enthusiastically, calmly and effectively under pressure.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Experience of building maintenance, ideally within an educational setting
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • A strong commitment to providing a high quality service
  • An excellent timekeeper, reliable and trustworthy
  • Willing to work as part of a hardworking, dedicated team
  • Have knowledge and experience of Health & Safety
  • A genuine belief in the potential of every pupil.

The Academy is part of The Kemnal Academies Trust group which provides opportunities to work closely with other academies within the Trust through school-to-school support and provide continuous professional development.

King Harold Academy is committed to the protection and safety of its students and the successful candidate will be subject to DBS, Bared List and two reference checks as part of the School's Safeguarding Procedures

For more information and to apply, please call Brett Coventry on

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