Caretaker/ Site Technician - King Edward VI School, Lichfield

King Edward VI School, Upper St John Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS14 9EE
Grade 4
14 Sep 2018
08 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
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Caretaker/Site Technician

Dates:                      Apply by Monday 8 October 2018

Salary:                     Local Authority Grade 4 £17,391 - £18,319 per annum (starting £9.01 per hour)

Contract type:      Full Time 37 hours per week – Whole Year - Annual leave entitlement and other benefits

Contract term:     Permanent

Required by:        As soon as possible

We are looking for a School Caretaker/Site Technician to join our well established site team at King Edward VI School Lichfield for students aged 11-18 years.  The successful candidate will have a positive outlook, be reliable, flexible in attitude and able to cope with the varied nature of the role.   He/she will need to be able to use their initiative, be proactive to the needs of the school, have a good understanding of Health & Safety/COSSH Regulations and be able to take on small projects as required. The post holder will undertake general maintenance work around the site and carry out grounds work as and when required. The role also involves moving parcels; putting up and taking down exam desks; moving furniture and providing support for school events.

The role involves occasional weekend (usually 1 in 6) and occasional evening work to cover lettings and other events that occur during the school year.

The post is full time, permanent, 37 hours per week, whole year. The usual working hours are 9:30am - 5:30pm, although at times this will need to be adjusted to provide coverage until 6:30pm or evening/weekend hours as outlined above.

King Edward VI School is a popular 11-18 comprehensive school rated Good by OfSTED in 2017 whereby ‘It was noted that there is a school culture which is underpinned by high expectations and a climate of mutual respect.  As a result, pupils are keen to learn and work hard’.  The school is well-regarded within the community and has a reputation for high quality teaching. Lichfield is a small, vibrant cathedral city which is easily accessible from the surrounding areas.

For further information and all the documents you will need to make an application, please visit our website at:  or email:  or telephone us on 01543 255714.

Closing date:     Monday 8 October 2018 at 12 noon.

Interviews:         Wednesday 17 October 2018 


This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure & Barring Service (Formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose all criminal convictions.



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