Caretaker

Type of Position:Caretaker
Department:Site Team
Salary:Kent Range 4
Start Date:ASAP
Closing Date:

Contract: Permanent, all-year round position  

Hours: 37 hours per week Monday to Friday

Salary: Kent Range 4 (£18,129)

Start date: ASAP

An exciting position has arisen at TWGSB for a suitably skilled, reliable and self-motivated caretaker to join our friendly and well-respected Site team.

This position will be responsible for assisting in the cleaning, maintenance and caretaking activities at the school, as directed by the Site Manager and Head Caretaker. They will be expected to have experience in building maintenance and/or cleaning and skills in a number of caretaking disciplines.

The successful candidate will need to be flexible and self-motivated, have good communication skills and a good understanding of the health and safety requirements of a large site. Previous experience of working in a school would be advantageous but is not essential. There will be a need for good time management, to prioritise duties and work on their own initiative. The successful candidate will ensure our school site is maintained to the highest standard that will offer all our students the best learning environment both indoors and out.

The post holder will be required to work weekly shift patterns:

  • 06:00–13:30 (13:00 on Fridays)
  • 08:00–15:30 (15:00 on Fridays)
  • 12:00–19:30 (19:00 on Fridays)

Any overtime hours will be paid at the appropriate rate. This is an all year-round full-time post, 37 hours per week, 25 days holiday.

Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys is a successful and popular selective 11–18 dual-site school, with a site in Tunbridge Wells and a brand new site based in Sevenoaks. Staff will benefit from a positive working environment, with strong support for professional development and specialist teaching rooms. We aim for high standards and the pursuit of academic excellence, helping every student to reach their full potential through the development of skills, concepts and knowledge, within the framework of a caring community. Relationships between staff and students are based on trust, mutual respect and a determination to succeed.

Please note that we will only accept CVs if they are accompanied by an application form (see below). We shall review applications as we receive them.

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