School Caretaker, Shropshire

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Bridgnorth Area Schools' TrustShropshire
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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 4 (SCP 11 – 13) £15,807 - £16,491 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

37 hours per week (52 weeks)
(Hours of work per week may be extended as need arises due to letting and other opportunities)

Bridgnorth Area Schools’ Trust (BAST) is a multi-academy trust comprising of Oldbury Wells Secondary School, St Leonards CE Primary School, Castlefields Primary School and Alveley Primary School all within the Bridgnorth area.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, reliable and dedicated School Caretaker to join our Central Premises Team. The role will include property and site maintenance; the management of the site and site security arrangements; the maintenance and decoration of the buildings as well as health and safety. The role will also involve updating records on a computer software package designed for property maintenance.

An element of out of hours work, including evenings and weekends, will be necessary as part of the role. Initially you will be based at St Leonard’s Primary School but as a member of the central premises team will be required to work at any of our schools within the Trust. Previous experience of caretaking/property maintenance is desirable as well as a satisfactory level of computer literacy.

Full details of the role and application process are available from the School’s website  

If you feel you have the qualities to complement our existing team then we would love to hear from you. Please note CVs will not be accepted. Completed application forms should be returned to Mrs Karen Cook, Director of Finance and Business at Oldbury Wells School or by email to by the closing date below.

The appointment is subject to satisfactory pre-employment clearances including references, medical clearance and an enhanced DBS Disclosure under the “Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974”. Further details regarding this check are available by visiting school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

“The ability to communicate at ease with stakeholders and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.”

Closing Date for applications: 9am on Friday 16 March 2018
Interviews: Will take place during week commencing 19 March 2018

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