If you have a passion for connecting with young children with special needs or those who have a disability and can make a difference to their lives, then we want to hear from you.
We are looking to recruit a caretaker for our school site, to work alongside an existing caretaker, between them covering 7 days a week, days and hours to be agreed when appointed. This is a great opportunity for someone with the enthusiasm and appropriate skills to join our team. Training will be provided if required, but you do need to make sure that you meet the minimum requirements of our Person Specification.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
21.0 Hours per Week
Be computer literate, able to use the internet and Microsoft Office packages.
Be aware of and understand the Authority’s regulation, e.g. H&SAW and COSHH guidelines
Literacy skills to complete forms and orders, write instructions, understand and follow H & S and COSHH instructions
Numeracy skills to check goods, carry out stock control and undertake calculations
Able to carry out procedures, routines and follow instructions
Able to plan short and medium term
Able to operate cleaning equipment, machinery and tools and undertake basic maintenance
Have minor maintenance skills (eg plumbing, electrical, glazing, woodwork) to make safe.
Understand basic administrative systems (lettings, time book, extra hours, maintenance hotline, ordering)
Understand and be familiar with the layout and organisation of a school and its site.
Hold relevant pool management certification or be willing and able to train for this
Able to manage and train, as appropriate, site and cleaning staff
Able to take initiative and be proactive
Can solve straightforward problems, respond to unforeseen circumstances (eg hazards, accidents etc)
Successful applicant will be subject to a criminal record enhancement check with the Criminal Record Bureau (CRB) before the appointment can be confirmed
Previous experience in caretaking or related field
Additional Information & How to Apply
We are extremely proud of our school and our pupils. For an application pack or further details, please go to our website www.ridgewaysch.co.uk/newsandevents/jobvacancies and download an application pack.
Ridgeway school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.Supporting documents