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About the role

We are seeking to appoint an energetic, caring, self-motivated, reliable and hardworking Caretaker to join the Wheatcroft team.  Duties will include securely opening and closing the school site, maintenance, cleaning, decorating and helping to ensure that our school premises are safe and well maintained. 

Full time post

37 hours per week all year round


From time to time you may be asked to vary your hours for school events. Cover of lettings may also be required, which is paid as overtime.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate that they take a real pride in their work, be flexible, have the ability to maintain and update premises and site records as required, good organisational skills, excellent interpersonal skills to ensure good working relationship with school staff, children, parents & visitors.  Use of domestic power tools for appropriate repair and maintenance tasks will be required. A knowledge and experience of operating as a caretaker within an Education setting is desirable, but not essential. Site specific training will be provided.

The post holder will be subject to an enhanced DBS check to satisfy child protection requirements. The post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and all convictions (including cautions, bind-overs or no case to answer) must be declared.

The post holder has a responsibility to promote and safeguard the safety and welfare of children in accordance with the school’s child protection and behaviour management policy.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the School Office on 01992 587 899

Closing dates for applications:         Thurdsay 7th  June                      Interview Date: TBA


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Contact details

Wheatcroft Primary School , Headteacher
Stanstead Road Hertford
Hertfordshire SG13 7HQ

Telephone: 01992 587899
Fax: 01992 586725