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Site Assistant/Caretaker

Oak Wood SchoolHillingdon

Part time, 18 hours per week, 52 weeks per year (2.30 pm to 6.00 pm)

We are looking to recruit a part time Site Assistant/Caretaker to join our Premises Team looking our facility operations.

We pride ourselves on our excellent high standards and performance. We are looking for an individual who will contribute to a successful premises team who support this ethos. Could you be the person we are looking for?

The ideal candidate will contribute to the smooth running of the school by carrying out a range of caretaking and premises management duties including security and supervision of the site along with other caretaking duties including general porterage and maintenance.

We are looking for someone who is confident, enthusiastic and ideally (although not essential) has a good knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety Legislation including all aspects of manual handling. Full training will be provided.

Oak Wood School is a truly inclusive mixed, multi-ethnic 11-18 school that embraces all aspects of comprehensive education. The curriculum is well balanced and reflects the needs of all our students and the local community in that we cater for the academic and vocational subjects.

Situated on a large site close to Heathrow Airport and the centre of Hillingdon, Oak Wood School has much to offer:

  • a commitment to the professional development of all its staff to become outstanding teachers and leaders
  • staff wellbeing programme
  • childcare and cycle to school vouchers
  • excellent transport links (by train 45 minutes to central London), bus routes 427, 278 & U2, train (Chiltern Railways, Great Western Railway and Underground (Metropolitan & Piccadilly)
  • on-site parking including electric charging facilities
  • on-site catering facilities.

Completed applications to be sent to Shannon Smith or emailed to: Please note that CVs will not be accepted - you must complete our Application Form to be considered for this post.

Visits to the school can be arranged if requested.

You can access our school website for further information and an application form:

Closing date: Midday, Thursday 20 May 2021

Interviews: Friday 28 May 2021 (depending on Government advice these may be held on Microsoft Teams)

The appointment is subject to satisfactory pre-employment clearances including references, medical clearance and an enhanced DBS Disclosure. Oak Wood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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