Assistant Caretaker, Rickmansworth

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The Reach Free SchoolRickmansworth

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Start date: November 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £20,100 (39 school weeks, plus seven weeks in the holidays)
Contract term: Permanent

Assistant Caretaker 

Dates:   Apply by Monday 22nd October 2018

Location:  Rickmansworth

Contract type:  Full Time (9 hours per day, flexibility required)

Contract term:  Permanent

Starting Salary: £20,100 (39 school weeks, plus seven weeks in the holidays)

Start Date:  November 2018

The Reach Free School is looking to appoint a supportive and adaptable individual to take on the role of Assistant Caretaker at its brand new building. This key role has many aspects including:

  • Supporting the Caretaker in the running of the new school site
  • Ensuring the safety and security of the building and its occupants
  • Adhering to all health and safety matters
  • Abiding by all relevant procedures and practices 

The role would suit a candidate with experience of working in a premises role in a school environment.

In return we will offer you:

  • A happy and supportive working environment with high expectations and standards
  • Opportunities to develop a broad range of skills in a vibrant and evolving environment
  • A BUPA cash plan to contribute to medical care

The Reach Free School is a successful and rapidly growing secondary Free School, which opened in September 2013. The over-subscribed school is a popular choice for local families. The school moved into its brand new purpose built building right in the heart of the community that it serves in September 2018

If the challenges of working to develop a new local school appeal to you, then we would like to hear from you.

Further information is available from our website:

Potential candidates are encouraged to contact The Reach Free School with any questions on 01923 711517 or via email to Mrs S Berman, Headteacher’s PA at 

Closing date for applications: Apply by Monday 22nd October 2018

Interviews to take place:  Thursday 25th October 2018 

The Reach Free School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all staff to share this commitment. In accordance with our Safer Recruitment Policy we are unable to process applications without a fully completed application form. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. All convictions, cautions and bind-overs, including those regarded as 'spent' must be declared when applying. The applicant may post such a declaration in an envelope marked 'Private & Confidential’ for the Headteacher. The successful applicant must obtain DBS clearance at enhanced level. The school will also carry out a prohibition from teaching check. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of your employment.

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More about The Reach Free School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Long Lane, Rickmansworth, WD3 8AB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1923 711517
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The Reach Free School is a new 11 to 19 school in Rickmansworth, which serves pupils of all backgrounds and abilities. Opened in September 2013, the school has been founded by a group of teachers and local parents in response to a significant demand ...