School Caretaker, Woodford Bridge, Ilford, Essex, Redbridge

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Roding Primary SchoolWoodford Bridge, Ilford, Essex, Redbridge
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Start date: April 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: LBR3 £18,324 - £19,374 (pro rata). Actual Salary: £10,365 - £10,902
Contract term: Permanent

School Caretaker 

Hours: 20 hours per week, 52.14 weeks per year

Salary: LBR3 £18,324 - £19,374 (pro rata)

Actual Salary: £10,365 - £10,902

Roding Primary School and Nursery with provision for deaf children is a welcoming school where everyone is ‘Free To Achieve’. The dedicated staff, amazing group of children and committed governors work hard to support strengths, improve weaknesses and remove any barriers that may prevent reaching potential. To this end we work as a team, following the school values:

At Roding we are:

Aspirational, Confident, Honest, Independent, Enthusiastic, Valued, Excellent, Respected, Successful

We are looking for a pleasant, self-motivated, adaptable and hard working person to join our Premises Team. Good DIY and practical skills are essential and experience of working in a school and/or in a trade such as building, plumbing etc. would be an advantage. 

The postholder’s duties range from dealing with contractors to cleaning drains, sorting out flooded toilets, moving furniture, cleaning, but above all, ensuring that the health and safety of pupils, staff and all other users of the building is maintained at all times. You will also be responsible for locking up and ensuring the security of the school.

A knowledge of Health and Safety in the workplace is required for this post as are good literacy and numeracy skills. 

The successful candidate must be able to prioritise, plan and organise their workload efficiently, without direction, and must be adaptable and flexible to whatever is required of them for the effective running of the school.

Some flexible working/additional hours will be expected, including opening and closing the school for lettings as required, for cover when the Site Manager is on leave and during the school holidays. There is also the possibility of an additional cleaning contract to be awarded, if the applicant is interested.

We can offer you:

• A very friendly and supportive staff

• A well-resourced working environment

• An Ofsted rated good school with an Outstanding Provision for Deaf Children

To apply, please download an application pack from the school website Completed applications must be sent electronically to You are warmly invited to visit our school and find out more about this post. To arrange a visit, please telephone Nilesh Pandya, School Business Manager, on 020 8504 3706. 

Closing date for applications: Friday 27th April 2018 at midday.

Interviews: w/c Monday 7th May 2018 

Roding Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. References will be taken up prior to interview and the post is subject to a successful Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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More about Roding Primary School
Address: Roding Lane North, Woodford Bridge, Woodford Green, Essex, IG8 8NP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 85043706