Assistant Caretaker, Crofton, Wakefield

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Crofton AcademyCrofton, Wakefield
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Start date: September/October 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 4 £18,795 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic Assistant Caretaker, for an immediate start, to be accountable for the maintenance, security, and facilities services across Crofton Academy. 

The role includes assisting with: 

- Site Security, including buildings access.

- Facilitation of general maintenance, gardening, decorating, and repairs.

- Regular fire, water and alarm testing.

- Supervision of lunchtime supervisors.

- Maintaining relationships with external contractors.

- Portering and cleaning duties as required during the school day. 

We expect our Assistant Caretaker to be a hands on, can do person with great maintenance skills and the ability to solve problems. The ideal candidate will have experience of minor plumbing, mechanical and electrical issues. A qualification within a recognised trade (plumbing, joinery, electrical, or mechanical maintenance) or have relevant experience in general building maintenance is desirable.

Flexibility in hours of work, will be essential in this role, to ensure the efficient running of the site. 

We are able to offer staff a secure, supportive environment with continuous professional development.   If you have the vision and drive for excellence and want to join a partnership where relationships for learning are fundamental to their continued success we would be delighted to hear from you. A generous holiday entitlement is offered (to be primarily used during school holiday period).

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Headteacher : Mr Peter Walker

All relevant information and application forms can be downloaded from the school website at  For further enquiries or to discuss the role, please contact Kim Hinchcliffe at The closing date for fully completed applications is 4pm on 30th August 2019.

More about Crofton Academy
Address: High Street, Crofton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF4 1NF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1924 862985