Assistant Caretaker, Finchley, London

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Woodhouse CollegeFinchley, London

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Start date: Starting December 2018/January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £18,933 inclusive of LW, gross per annum
Contract term: Permanent

36 hours per week, 52 weeks per year 

Monday to Friday: 9.00 am – 5.00 pm (with some flexibility)

Saturday overtime: 1.00 pm – 7.00 pm

Woodhouse College is a popular and oversubscribed sixth form college of around 1,500 full-time students, all on A level courses, on a pleasant campus in North London. The College is proud of its strong community spirit and friendly, supportive atmosphere. Our success rates and A*-B pass rates at A level regularly put us in the top five colleges in England. Our students are ambitious, lively and committed to doing well. Staff work hard and morale is high; this is a great place to work.

This is a permanent and full-time position. We are seeking to appoint a reliable, trustworthy and committed individual to join our caretaking team as soon as possible. Duties will involve taking responsibility for site security, general DIY, general porter duties, preparation of classrooms and other areas of the College for lessons and meetings, and ensuring health and safety procedures are followed. You will be working alongside three other caretaking staff in the team and reporting to the Head Caretaker. There will be a requirement to undertake overtime for lettings purposes every Saturday on the College campus between 1.00 pm and 7.00 pm with additional pay.

We are looking for someone with good interpersonal skills and enthusiasm who can relate well with staff, students and contractors. A flexible and approachable manner is essential.

The salary will be on the sixth form college support staff salary scale, currently £16,400 plus £2,533 London Weighting with pay award pending this Autumn. In April 2019, the salary will be reviewed to reflect the London Living Wage.

The College provides a very attractive pension scheme (Local Government Pension Scheme) administered by Barnet Council. 

For job details and information about the college campus, and to apply, please visit the vacancy area on the college’s website at 

Closing date: Noon on Tuesday 20 November 2018

The College is committed to equality and diversity and encourages applications from minority ethnic groups which are currently underrepresented. The College is also committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults.

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More about Woodhouse College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Woodhouse Road, Finchley, London, N12 9EY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8445 1210
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Woodhouse College is a highly popular and successful sixth-form College on a pleasant campus in North London.  Our success rates and A/B pass rates at A Level regularly put us in the top five colleges in England.  In 2007, the College was g...