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Caretaker (including some cleaning) required for Harpenden's brand new secondary school

Full time, 37 hrs per week, 52 weeks per year, commencing asap.

Monday to Friday: initially 7am to 3pm but moving to a rota basis with the other two caretakers from the autumn term. Overtime available on occasion for some weekend lettings.

Salary: H4 - £19,698 to £20,903


We are seeking to appoint a Caretaker to join our brand new secondary school. 

The role would suit experienced candidates and those with the ambition to grow as the school develops. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the school is a clean, safe and secure environment for the school community.

Duties include (but not limited to):

  • buildings and grounds maintenance
  • cleaning
  • health and safety of the site
  • site security

The ideal applicant will:

  • be able to demonstrate good DIY skills (including mechanical/electrical)
  • have good communication skills
  • have good customer care skills
  • have a positive/can do attitude
  • be adaptable and proactive

Please submit your application via Teachinherts or directly to  If you wish to discuss the role prior to submitting your application then please call Dean Inns on 01582 314777 Ext 205.  

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received so early submission of your application is recommended

Please note that we will not consider any applications from recruitment agencies.   

We are committed to the safeguarding and promotion of children’s welfare and an equal opportunities employer.  We will need to obtain references in advance on any candidate short-listed for interview and all job offers are subject to satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.


Closing date: Monday 19th April

Interviews will be held on Friday 23rd April

Contact details

Julie Fox , Recruitment Co-ordinator
Katherine Warington School Common Lane (off Lower Luton Road) Harpenden
Hertfordshire AL5 5FH

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