Assistant Caretaker X 2, Barking and Dagenham

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Gascoigne Primary SchoolBarking and Dagenham

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Start date: December 2017
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade: 3 - Salary: £15,830 - £17,239 (Term time only)
Contract term: Permanent

Gascoigne Primary – a dynamic and forward-thinking school in which highly-skilled staff enable all pupils to make good progress.    Our inclusive ethos underpins everything that we do.  We are a school that takes seriously its duty to transform individual’s lives. In judging the school to be Good in 2017, Ofsted noted that our “commitment to all pupils and their families is clear for all to see…(our) work with the most vulnerable is a strength…making a real difference to pupils’ well-being.”   

As we continue to expand towards seven forms of entry by 2022, we are looking to appoint hardworking, friendly and flexible individuals with a good work ethic to join our dedicated and inclusive team. Previous caretaking experience isn’t essential but a good understanding of a school’s requirements would be an advantage.  

Responsibilities will include: • Carrying out day-to-day maintenance and repairs  •Making sure that heating, lighting and alarm systems are working properly •Making sure that doors and windows are locked when the building is not in use  •Checking the premises to guard against vandalism or break-ins  •Porterage duties •Ordering cleaning materials. •Cleaning and grounds maintenance  

Interested applicants should have: •An awareness of health, safety, security and hygiene issues. •Excellent practical skills.  • A positive attitude to team work and the flexibility needed for working in a school environment.  •Self-motivation and the ability to work unsupervised. •Physical fitness •Experience of working with ladders and tools •Basic computer skills.

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More about Gascoigne Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Gascoigne Road, Barking, Essex, IG11 7DR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8270 4291
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