Caretaker, Reading

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Leighton Park SchoolReading

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary is competitive but will depend on your skills and experience
Contract term: Permanent

Shift rota to include Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays

06:00 to 14:00 / 07:00 to 15:00 / 14:00 to 22:00

This role requires a large proportion of time lone working

Leighton Park School is looking to appoint a Caretaker to join our Commercial and Domestic Team. This is a busy and varied role where you will be required to ensure the safety and security of school buildings and surrounding areas are maintained. The role has various requirements including: cleaning, maintain swimming pool, movement of furniture, set up for school functions and activities, maintenance of school mini buses. 

The successful candidate will be flexible and willing to undertake work requests with a can-do approach and positive attitude. You will need to be aware of health and safety requirements and be able to take on physical aspects of the role. Experience of working in a school caretaking environment is desirable but not essential.

Leighton Park School is set in over sixty acres of beautiful parkland near to the heart of Reading. Founded on Quaker values, Leighton Park offers a distinctive atmosphere where we aim to inspire and support each student to prepare for their future by reaching their potential academically and personally. We aim to appoint a candidate who will contribute and thrive in our vibrant community.

To apply, please complete an application form which can be found on our website and email it to

Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check as part of our recruitment process.

Closing date for this position is:  3rd June 2018

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More about Leighton Park School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Quaker
Address: Shinfield Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 7ED, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 987 9600
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Leighton Park School is a successful, forward looking independent (HMC) day and boarding school for approximately 480 pupils aged 11-18. Set in more than 60 acres of magnificent parkland, the school has a Quaker heritage, balancing commitment to acad...