Site Services Assistant (Assistant Caretaker)

Tamworth, Staffordshire
Grade D £16,863 - £17,391 pa.   Pro rata to hours worked is £11,393 - £11,750 pa.
11 May 2018
04 Jun 2018
Emma Over
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern

Site Services Assistant (Assistant Caretaker)

Grade D £16,863 - £17,391pa.   Pro rata to hours worked is £11,393 - £11,750 pa.

Part time, all year round. 

25 hours a week, Afternoons - 2pm - 7pm, Monday - Friday

Kingsbury is an oversubscribed and popular school with specialist status, located close to the M42 and M6, in easy reach of Birmingham, Staffordshire, South Derbyshire, Warwickshire and Leicestershire. 

Kingsbury’s premises have been heavily invested in recently with new roofs, boiler and further work planned through the new five year premises development plan.  In September a replacement doors and windows programme is due to start.

We are looking to appoint a Site Services Assistant (Assistant Caretaker).  The site team look after all aspects of the maintenance, cleaning and caretaking tasks of this busy and successful school.  This role also includes responsibilities with regard to school lettings and security.  We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and reliable individual, preferably someone with trade or caretaking experience to join our team.

You will need to have a proven range of site maintenance skills including general repairs, cleaning, painting and decorating.  Other skills such as plumbing, DIY, including carpentry, renovations and alterations would be advantageous.

Most importantly, you will have the will to go that extra mile to make a difference to the students at our school, the flexibility to be part of a great team and the communication and problem solving skills to resolve situations as they arise.

We pride ourselves in offering:

  • The opportunity to work as part of an experienced, supportive, friendly and hardworking staff team who are united in their drive to achieve the very best outcomes for every student
  • A comprehensive induction programme.
  • A range of benefits which include membership of the local government pension scheme, cycle to work and childcare voucher schemes, free parking and an employee discount scheme.
  • Investment in continuous professional development opportunities

The hours of work will include the need for additional flexibility to undertake extra hours as necessary, during school holidays and occasional late nights and weekends.  You will need a full driving licence and would need to be willing to use your own vehicle (with mileage allowance claimable).

Kingsbury has a great deal to be proud of with great facilities and a desire to continuously improve.  If you would like to discuss this post further or arrange a school visit, please contact Helen Jones, PA to the Headteacher at who will put you in contact with the Trusts Estates and facilities Manager.  Visits to the school prior to application are strongly encouraged and will be warmly welcomed.

Application forms available direct from the school, from the school website or from  Application forms are to be returned to

Application deadline: 9:00am on Monday 4 June 2018

Interviews: Thursday 7th June 2018

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