Assistant Caretaker, Bicester

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Bicester Learning Academy (BLA)Bicester

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Starting salary of £11,748
Contract term: Permanent

Assistant Caretaker 27.5 hours per week 2pm to 7.30pm Monday to Friday

Assistant Caretaker required for The Cooper School in Bicester Learning Academy currently has a vacancy for the position of Estate Support Assistant.

The Assistant Caretaker is part of the Estate Team who currently work at The Cooper School and Glory Farm Primary School. The role is varied and includes assisting with the security of the sites, maintenance of school premises including minor repair work, managing school events, dealing with health and safety issues on site and completing routine tasks and duties e.g. fire alarm drills etc. No two days are the same and we are looking for an applicant with a “can do attitude”. The position would ideally suit someone who has good handyperson skills.

This is a permanent position of 27.5 hours per week, worked 2pm to 7.30pm Monday to Friday, for 52 weeks per year. The starting salary will be £11,748.45 per annum. In addition hours will be regularly available at weekends to cover weekend bookings.

Working hours will vary during school holidays due to later opening and earlier closing times.

The successful candidate will need to have:

  • Good communication (written and oral) skills
  • The ability to work unsupervised and to multi-task
  • Knowledge of health and safety
  • The ability to carry out minor repairs
  • The ability to undertake manual handling

For an informal discussion or application pack please contact our recruitment partner Hazel Baxter on 01273 729465 or email:

The school have the right to appoint at any time throughout this recruitment process, early applications are encouraged.

Bicester Learning Academy is committed to safeguarding children. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly CRB) in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.

Details of the Academy’s policies relating to the Employment of Ex-Offenders and the Secure Storage, Handling, Use, Retention and Disposal of Disclosure and Barring Certificates and Disclosure information are included within this recruitment pack. 

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More about Bicester Learning Academy (BLA)
Type: English Secondary Schools
Address: C/o The Cooper School, Churchill Road, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26 4RS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1869 242121
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