Caretaker (Saturdays), Medway

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Strood AcademyMedway

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £9.00 per hour
Contract term: Permanent

Strood Academy has a great opportunity and we are now recruiting for the role of Saturday Caretaker.  Our successful candidate will be a committed and self-motivated individual who not only enjoys being part of a team but also enjoys the responsibility that comes with solo-working.  The working basis of the role is every Saturday from 8.30am until 5.30pm (with one hour for lunch) during Term Time. This position will assist the broader Site Team with the care of the school premises, a range of general maintenance duties within the buildings and the grounds whilst ensuring the security of school premises.  Applicants will need a flexible approach to working hours and duties occasionally.

Our successful candidate will be trustworthy, reliable, hard-working, conscientious and be able to work independently or as part of a team. You will also need a good customer service manner as you will interact with external clients.  You will have a general knowledge of Health & Safety, basic IT skills, be able to undertake basic maintenance tasks, and be responsible for the security of the building whilst on duty.  Further duties also include;

  • Overseeing the arrival and departure of lettings
  • Setting up the hall and classrooms ready for assemblies and exams
  • Litter picking
  • Security walk-rounds
  • Compliance checks
  • Any other caretaking duties as required.

The hourly rate for this position is £9.00. There is scope for additional overtime during the week when members of the Site Team take annual leave throughout the year - any overtime is agreed well in advance.  

Please note that we will be holding interviews on a rolling basis so early applications are encouraged.  

Click here for a glimpse of what life is like working for Leigh Academies Trust and why we're so proud of what we do.    

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.

The academy is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.  Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Carnation Road, Strood, Rochester, Kent, ME2 2SX, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1634 717121
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Strood Academy is a mixed, comprehensive, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form situated in the town of Strood in the Kent area. It is a sponsor-led academy supported by a multi-academy trust called Leigh Academies Trust and sponsored b...