Assistant Caretaker, WEMBLEY/LONDON

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Preston Manor SchoolWEMBLEY/LONDON
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Start date: October 2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale 4 - Salary range spinal point 18 - 21 (£18,070 - £20,138) plus LW (£1,848)
Contract term: Permanent

Assistant Caretaker

36 hours per week 52 weeks per year 

Salary - Scale 4, spinal point 18 - 21 (£18,070 - £20,138)

plus London Weighting (£1,848)

Monday and Friday – 10:00am - 6:00pm

Tues, Weds, Thurs 10:30am - 6:00pm

Working at Preston Manor means that you benefit from working in a school with a 75 year old reputation for success, whilst also enjoying the excitement and innovation of being part of a new school having recently become an all-through school. Joining us means you are joining an esteemed, outward facing establishment which is currently breaking new ground into its exciting future. We are oversubscribed for places, reflecting the reputation the school has for its academic rigour, inclusive nature and welcoming community. We are proud of our focus on student and staff wellbeing, which is evident from the moment you step into our community. We pride ourselves on having excellent student leadership and high staff-retention rates. 

Preston Manor is an all-through Co-operative School located in the highly diverse and vibrant London borough of Brent. We are part of an established network of schools and work collaboratively with local schools. We are a large learning community with students from ages 4-19 years old and our curriculum expands across six key stages. Our focus on holistic wellbeing, along with teaching and learning, means that progress and development takes place both within the classroom and beyond for students and staff alike. Thus we achieve very strong academic results championed by innovative and dedicated staff who work relentlessly to build and foster high aspirations in all members of our learning community.

The school is situated within sight of the iconic Wembley Stadium, and provides access to all that Wembley has to offer. The school benefits from fantastic links both through public transport and by car. It is a short 10 minute walk from Wembley Park and Preston Road Underground Stations and a 10 minute bus journey from North Wembley Station. The Metropolitan, Jubilee and Bakerloo lines as well as the London Overground/Network rail are within easy reach of the school. Central London locations can easily be reached within 20 minutes from the School.  The school is also accessible to major motorways (M25, M1, M40 and A40 etc.).   If you have any questions regarding the position or would like to arrange a visit to the school please contact Ade Shokunbi, HR Manager on 0208 385 4097. 

The school requires an Assistant Caretaker prepared to take on the various roles of supporting the school and maintaining its excellent standards.  You will form part of a highly reliable team and be willing to work flexible hours to cover annual leave, etc. when necessary. 

The successful applicant will be responsible for securing the site, setting alarms as well as general caretaking duties. 

Excellent communication, organisational skills and a flexible working attitude are essential for this role.  You must also be numerate and IT skills would be an advantage.

Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender, age, ethnicity or disability.

Short-listed applicants will be required to complete a 30-minute practical assessment on the date of interview.

For further information and an application pack, email or visit the Job Vacancies page on the school website 

Closing date: Noon Monday 02 October 2017

Assessment and Interview date: TBC

Preston Manor School is committed to the welfare and safety of its students and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo the necessary Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks.

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More about Preston Manor School
Address: Carlton Avenue East, Wembley, Middlesex, HA9 8NA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 385 4040