Caretaker Facilities - Full-time - Special Needs Position
Pay: NJC 15-18 (GBP8.87 - GBP9.39 per hour)
Start Date: Immediate
We are looking for a reliable, caring, hard-working and enthusiastic person to join the Ripplevale Team as a Caretaker. You will assist the Premises Manager in the security, maintenance, gardening and cleaning of the school site. You will have an awareness of Health & Safety.
The ideal candidate will be proactive, have a can-do attitude and be hands on in undertaking practical jobs around the school premises. The children's needs must be at the heart of everything you do, ensuring that you keep them safe by assisting the Premises Manager in maintaining a high standard within the premises.
This role is a full time position, year round, 37 hours per week (Monday - Friday) on a split shift arrangement, 7.30am - 11.30am and 2.30pm - 6.00pm. Our new Caretaker would be responsible for taking care of our site before and after school and occasionally have to be flexible when deputising for the Premises Manager and in the event of extreme weather, emergency out of hours' alarm call outs and other unforeseen issues that may arise.
Previous experience of caretaking or similar role would be preferred but not essential as onsite training can be undertaken.
Closing Date: Friday 20th noon.
Interview Date: Monday 30th October 2017 (tentative)
Information about the school
Ripplevale School is an independent day and residential special school for boys aged from 6 to 18 who have been statemented as being on the Autistic spectrum with associated conditions. Our school is located in the village of Ripple near Deal in Kent.
We have a dedicated and committed team of teachers and support staff and we take pride in providing an appropriate school environment where our pupils can learn 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.