Site Staff & Grounds Assistant

Altrincham Grammar School for BoysCheshire

Altrincham Grammar School for Boys

Site Staff & Grounds Assistant

The Role

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic member of Site Staff and Groundsman at AGSB.  Caretakers play a vital role in schools being responsible for the maintenance and security of school buildings. You will be employed as a mobile caretaker, responsible for several different sites.

Job Purpose:

39 hours per week Scale 4 point 7 (£20,092)

Monday to Friday 8.30 am – 4.30 pm (some occasional earlier starts required) .

23 Days holidays per annum – rising to 28 following 5 years’ service

Bank holidays

Pension scheme

Responsible for the school gardens aspect of the site grounds maintenance.

Applications are invited from individuals with experience of working in a school but those with experience of working in other fields should not be deterred from making an application. Full training will be provided.


We offer:

Free membership of the School’s Fitness Suite and Sports Hall

Onsite hot and cold food

Car parking onsite

Entry Requirements

It is unusual for schools to demand particular academic qualifications when advertising premises manager posts, but they may offer short, off-the-job training courses eg. first aid, health and safety – asbestos awareness, manual handling and working at height  (ladder training ). Level 2 award in support work in schools.

This job description is designed to outline the main duties and responsibilities of the role – it is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties that may be required to be performed and may be reviewed in the future depending upon operational requirements and staffing levels.

How to Apply:

A completed application form should be submitted  by 12 noon on Friday, 6th April 2021.  Any queries should be addressed to Mrs Juliette Jackson (

Further background information is available on our website, please follow the link -

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted with details of the interview process. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Safer Recruitment

AGSB is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. We are committed to protecting our students and staff and therefore have a rigorous recruitment process which includes assessing candidates’ suitability to work with children. All staff will be required to hold an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Head Master: Mr G.A Wright MA (Hons) FRSA. Altrincham Grammar School for Boys, Marlborough Road, Bowdon, Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 2RS.

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