Assistant Caretaker

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About the role

We are looking for a friendly and hardworking person, who can take great pride in looking after our school.

We need someone who will be responsible for maintaining a clean, tidy, safe and secure environment for our children and adults, but for whom the school feels more than just a place of work. The candidate must be motivated, committed and trustworthy and will ideally live nearby the school.

Under the direction of the Site Manager you will become part of a small dedicated team who all work extremely hard to provide the best for our pupils. Suitable applicants will be skilled and experienced in DIY and general maintenance, hardworking and able to use their initiative. Duties will include unlocking the building; carrying out minor repairs, maintenance and decorating and helping to ensure that our school premises are safe and welcoming.  Together with our cleaners, you will also need to maintain high standards of cleanliness throughout the school premises.

This position is a 30-hour part-time role working between 12.30 and 6.30pm each day, 52 weeks per year.  Some overtime may be required to cover school lettings later in the evenings and at weekends whcih will be paid in addition to the basic salary.

Other benefits of working with us include:

Excellent induction and the support of a mentor for all new staff;

·        On-going training and CPD opportunities throughout your career with us.

·         High levels of trust and earned autonomy;

·         The opportunity to work in other schools across the Trust;

·         Salary sacrifice childcare voucher scheme.

Applicants will be considered while this post is being advertised.

Applications must be made on a Spiral Academies Trust application form (see below).  CVs will not be considered.


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Contact details

Patsy Harding
Mandeville Primary School Mandeville Drive St Albans
Herts AL1 2LE

Telephone: 01727 774098