Caretaker - Full-time

Recruiter
REGIS MANOR COMMUNITY PRIMARY SCHOOL
Location
Milton Regis
Posted
15 Jan 2021
Closes
22 Jan 2021
Ref
1923308819
Category
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Pay: Swale Academies Trust Support Staff Pay Scheme

Start Date: February 2021

Required for February 2021

Permanent, 37 hours per week, all year round

SAT 4 £18,242 - £19,123

We are seeking to appoint a suitably skilled, reliable and trustworthy person to the post of Caretaker at our friendly school.

Duties will include ensuring health and safety standards for the site, general maintenance of the building and grounds, project management of specific work involving liaising with contractors, first aid, general security and some cleaning. There may be some unsocial hours.

The successful candidate is likely to have had previous experience of premises and general maintenance, should be physically fit, enjoy working as part of a team in a school setting and be confident in communicating face to face, by telephone and by e -mail. They will need to be able to prioritise duties, which may involve working under their own initiative and also independently. A good sense of humour and the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team are needed.

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

Applications should be made via Kent Teach. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact 01795 426091 (option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details/application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Mrs Sharon Roe, Office Manager, at the school for an informal discussion regarding the post 01795 472971.

Due to the current situation we plan to interview remotely using a video call. We would ensure that candidates who were successful in gaining an interview were supported with the technology so that this process is seamless. We will provide you with details of the process with your interview invite.

Our advice would be that those who were successful in gaining an interview should prepare as they would for a face to face and dress smart casual. We will allow plenty of time to ensure that you are able to answer our questions in full and you will not be judged if you are having problems with your technology.

We will leave plenty of opportunity for questions at the end of the interview, and we will spend lots of time talking and unpicking your answers. Please come prepared to share anything you’d like that we didn’t cover, or any questions you have about it. We really appreciate your adaptability in these unprecedented times.

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Head of School: Mr Matthew Perry

Closing Date: 25/01/2021 at 12:00

Interview Date: w/c 1st February 2021

Information about the school

Regis Manor Primary School is a two form entry academy in the Milton Regis area of Swale. It is situated on a large site with extensive playing fields and play areas. The school itself is housed in a two floor building which has enjoyed the addition of a state of the art ICT suite and a number of break out intervention areas. The school works closely with its sister school â€" Westlands Primary School and the other primary schools within the Trust â€" to ensure that the best possible provision is made. The school’s ultimate aim is to ensure that all children leave well prepared for secondary school â€" this agenda is addressed by prioritising both well-being and learning. All children are taught phonics through the Read Write Inc. scheme and additional investments have been made in high quality guided reading, writing and numeracy resources. In addition, there is a range of extra-curricular activities and a variety of opportunities to develop a broad and enriching learning experience for all pupils. High expectations are made of all pupils to achieve and attain the very best outcomes and visitors to the school often comment on its focused yet enjoyable learning environment. Strong community links and a supportive parent / carer body contribute to the school’s journey to provide an outstanding provision for all. Regis Manor was judged “good” at our last Ofsted inspection in March 2018 and the school continues to improve and develop.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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