Caretaker, Scunthorpe

Closing date:

Focus School – Ridgeway CampusScunthorpe

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £17,000 p.a.
Contract term: Fixed Term


Caretaker/Site Technician 

(Due to relocate to Ridgeway Campus, Scunthorpe in September 2018)

Focus Cottingham Campus is seeking to appoint an experienced and committed Caretaker/Site Technician to oversee the maintenance and health & safety of our school site. In addition to this, as Site Technician, you will ensure compliance with COSH and assist both the Science and Technology departments with preparation of resources. 

Working hours are 7:00-11:00 am, 2:00-6:00 pm (52 weeks per year). 

You will be joining us at an exciting time as we prepare to move to new premises based in Scunthorpe for September 2018. 

The school provides an outstanding level of education for all pupils. In 2017 Cottingham Campus made the top 100 school list for its GCSE results, placing 32 out of all schools in the country including state and independent schools, both selective and non-selective (DFE 2017). In September 2018, the school is due to move to Scunthorpe.

You will:

  • Be highly motivated, reliable and an excellent team player, maintaining good relationships with staff, contractors, representatives and external agencies
  • Have knowledge and experience of Health & Safety and COSH regulations
  • Enjoy being part of a supportive team
  • Be caring and enthusiastic
  • Respect the school’s aims and values

We offer: 

  • Enthusiastic and respectful students
  • An already successful school with excellent and outstanding aspects 
  • A strong team of specialist staff
  • An attractive salary package 

At the Cottingham Campus we seek to promote excellence in education and enjoy outstanding student achievement, engagement and behaviour, reflecting the Christian ethos and values of the school. 

Please visit our website: for further information relating to Focus Learning Trust, alternatively you can follow us on LinkedIn

We welcome visits to the school prior to application. For a pre-application discussion or to arrange a visit, please telephone the Head Teacher on 01482 840722 

Closing date for application forms is Midday on Friday 15th June 2018

Interviews will be held shortly afterwards

Focus School Cottingham Campus is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.

We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school. This is in line with statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education 2016 and The Education Act, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment


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More about Focus School – Ridgeway Campus
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 18 years
Address: Ridgeway Campus, Kingsway, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, DN17 1AL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1482 840722
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