School Caretaker - Ref: TV30020

Greenfield Primary School, Coalheath Lane, Shelfield, Walsall, WS4 1PL
£20,903 - £24,291
12 Nov 2020
27 Nov 2020
Job Ref
Lynn Rangeley
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Shift work

School Caretaker
Greenfield Primary School

£20,903 - £24,291
Point scale 9 - 17

Grade 5, 37 hours per week, 52 weeks a year,
holidays to be taken in school holiday time.
Holiday entitlement is 25 days plus bank holidays.

6:30am – 10:30am (10am Fridays) and 2:30pm – 6:00pm approximately. The need to be flexible is important.

Greenfield Primary School are looking to appoint a flexible, hard-working, enthusiastic, reliable, honest and committed Caretaker who will ensure that our children learn in a safe, clean and healthy environment. You will be an important member of our school team and have a positive approach to this key role. You will be working a split shift every day, working a morning shift and an afternoon shift.

You will:

  • Be dedicated, hardworking and take pride in your high standard of work
  • Be a team player who is friendly and professional, relating well to adults and children
  • Be responsible, flexible and reliable with a good understanding of health and safety requirements
  • Have good interpersonal skills and be able to work on your own initiative
  • Be prepared to undertake a range of varied activities.

The post will involve:

  • Keeping the school clean and tidy, well lit and heated
  • Site security including locking and unlocking premises
  • Routine repair and maintenance tasks and porterage duties
  • Liaison with contractors and ordering cleaning/domestic materials
  • Being the primary key holder for the site
  • Possible working hour variation for some unsociable hours
  • Supervision of cleaning staff

The school will:

  • Provide supportive line management
  • Provide induction and ongoing vocational training
  • Provide administrative support
  • Provide a varied and challenging work context

If you are a practical outgoing person and want varied and interesting work then we look forward to hearing from you! Visits to the school are strongly encouraged.

Please contact Lynn Rangeley, Office Manager, to make an appointment, or for further details.
Tel: 01922 682234 or

Closing Date for applications is Noon on Friday 27th November 2020.
Interviews to take place on Thursday 3rd December 2020.

SAFEGUARDING NOTICE: The post holder will have to provide two verified references and a completed enhanced DBS check before taking up the post.

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