Springfield Junior SchoolDerbyshire

Springfield Junior School 

Part time, Permanent 

18.5 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

We are looking for an enthusiastic, conscientious and self-motivated person to work with our current part time caretaker and team of cleaners. The successful candidate will play a key role in maintaining our site and ensuring a welcoming and safe environment for the whole school community.

Duties will include: 

Carrying out non-specialist building maintenance work, e.g. plumbing, glazing, carpentry, decorating etc.., where such work is agreed as being within the reasonable capacity of normal handyperson/DIY Skills with strict adherence to Health and Safety regulations; Cleaning and maintenance of outside areas of the school premises; Responsibility for the security of the school premises; Responsibility for the routine opening/closing of the premises; Liaison with external agencies that provide services to the school e.g. delivery services.

The successful applicant will be; hard working, enthusiastic and flexible with high standards. They will possess a 'can do' attitude and be willing to support the activities of the school. The ability to work with a range of people is essential and they must be able to act on own initiative, dealing with any unexpected problems that arise. Willingness to participate in further training and development opportunities offered by the school and QEGSMAT, to further develop knowledge and understanding of the role, are essential.

There is opportunity to also work additional hours at our other academies located in Staffordshire and Derbyshire; this can be discussed at the interview stage. 

QEGSMAT is committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults. Appointment is subject to a clear DBS check to an enhanced level. 

If you would like to be part of this exciting new project, please apply via TES. 

Alternately, you can contact us at

Closing date for applications: Sunday 23rd May 2021

Provisional Interview date: Friday 28th May 2021

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