Sports Centre Duty Officer + Caretaker, Lichfield

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King Edward VI School LichfieldLichfield

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Local Authority Grade 4, £17,391 - £18,319 pa (starting £9.01 per hour) plus annual leave entitlement and other benefits
Contract term: Permanent

An opportunity has arisen for a part-time Sports Centre Duty Officer/Caretaker position for the Sports Centre building at the school. We are looking for someone interested in working 30 hours a week, ideally with the flexibility to provide planned holiday coverage for colleagues. The reception area and other facilities are currently undergoing significant refurbishment which will further improve the building for flexible use. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, reliable and self-motivated individual who will be responsible for providing on-site support at the Sports Centre under the direction of Senior Staff at the school. This position is required to cover a working week between two people from approximately 4:30pm – 10:00pm on weekdays throughout the year, with coverage at weekends on a rota basis. We have one person in post and are looking for a second post holder to work alongside them, including time when both staff will be on-site. 

You will provide supervision and security for the community use of the school. Duties to include: opening and locking of the buildings for community activities as directed, which are generally evenings and Saturdays; provide on-site security; help with the setting up and clearing away of equipment, ensure that correct procedures are adopted in the event of an emergency; general maintenance, undertaking any site cleaning and housekeeping duties of the building. There may also be occasions when you would be assisting with work around other school buildings. 

The salary scale is the Local Authority's Grade 4, £17,391 - £18,319 per annum (£9.01 - £9.50 per hour) and would be pro rata to the number of hours worked. Based on a 30-hour week the actual salary would be £14,336 - £14,853. 

King Edward VI School is a popular 11-18 comprehensive school rated Good by OfSTED in 2017 with recognition of outstanding practice and high expectations. The school is well-regarded within the area and Lichfield is a small, vibrant cathedral city which is easily accessible from the surrounding areas. 

For further information and all the documents you will need to make an application, please visit or email: or telephone us on 01543 255714. 

Closing date: Noon on Tuesday, 16th October 2018. 

Interview date: As soon as possible after the closing date. 

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure & Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose all criminal convictions.

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More about King Edward VI School Lichfield
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Upper St John Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS14 9EE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1543 255714
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