Caretaker/Driver, Woodford Green

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Woodford Green Preparatory SchoolWoodford Green

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Up to £14,589 pa (£11.69 per hour) depending on experience
Contract term: Permanent

21 hours per week • 3 days per week plus overtime • 52 weeks per year

Woodford Green Prep School is a happy, vibrant and thriving school dedicated to encouraging pupils to achieve their best and aim to leave them with a life-long love of learning. Each member of staff works hard to ensure our pupils are happy and feel secure to help them learn and get the best out of their school experience. 

We are looking for a responsible and enthusiastic individual to join our Site team to carry out a range of duties across the site including driving duties in Woodford Green and the surrounding area. Working in a Job-share arrangement with another Caretaker, you will be involved in all general maintenance duties, including the supervision of sub-contractors and cleaning staff, and performing safety checks of our playground areas and classrooms. 

You will also be responsible for the preparation of the School Hall and meetings rooms, ahead of School events and meetings; and will be required to drive the School minibuses to local venues for various purposes. Under the direction of the Site Manager or Bursar, you may also be asked to assist other members of staff where required, as well as deputising for another Caretaker if they are unavailable. 

With experience in a similar type of role, you must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a willingness to show flexibility and to work as part of a wider team, as well as on your own. You will be a personable, honest and trustworthy individual, with a clean UK driving licence and the ability to maintain confidentiality relating to all School related matters. You must also be willing to undergo further training including minibus driver training as necessary. 

Closing date: 20 September 2018

Interviews w/c: 24 September 2018

Applications must be submitted in writing using the School’s Application Form with a covering letter – to obtain a copy of the Job Description and Application Form please go to the School website by clicking on the Apply button below, or contact or call 0208 504 5045 ext 221 and ask for the HR Administrator.

Woodford Green Preparatory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS -  formerly CRB). 

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More about Woodford Green Preparatory School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Glengall Road, Snakes Lane, Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 0BZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8504 5045