Caretaker, Kent

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Horsmonden Primary SchoolKent
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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Kent Range 2: £17,364 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint an excellent candidate for the position of Caretaker at Horsmonden Primary Academy who will form part of a broader Site Team across Leigh Academies Trust's primary academies in and around the Maidstone area.  This position will require you to be responsible for the care of the school premises, a range of general maintenance duties within the buildings and the grounds whilst ensuring high standards of cleaning and maintaining the security of school premises are upheld.  You will work with a small team of cleaners, ensuring the school is kept to a hygienically high standard of cleanliness.

Applicants will need a flexible approach to working hours and duties very occasionally. You should be trustworthy, reliable, hard-working, conscientious and be able to work independently or as part of a team. You will have a general knowledge of Health & Safety, basic IT skills, a good understanding of Safeguarding, be able to undertake basic maintenance tasks, and be responsible for the security of the building whilst on duty.  

Working for Horsmonden Primary Academy:  Horsmonden Primary Academy, located on the outskirts of Maidstone, is set in a thriving and popular rural village with a strong community feel. The school has been on this site since 1969 and has been extended and improved several times. As well as ample teaching space, there is a newly re-developed library, extensive grounds and quality outdoor play equipment.  Horsmonden are in the process of joining Leigh Academies Trust for the new academic year - an exciting opportunity for all involved! 

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust:  Being part of a successful multi-academy trust allows the academy to share best practice and collaborate with colleagues from a number of other schools in the local area.  As part of the 'cluster' structure all of our academies are grouped together in key geographical areas to enable them to be able to support each other and share resources.  It also offers staff better access to career opportunities as the Trust is committed to developing and promoting from within wherever possible.  For more information on working for the Trust please visit our careers pages.

Diversity at our core:  As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals we all bring something unique to the role regardless of age, gender, race, beliefs or disabilities which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise.  All roles within the Trust are subject to an Enhanced DBS check.


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