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Caretaker (Facilities Support Role D)

Posted on 14 June 2019

  • LocationSt. Luke's Primary School
  • Salary£24,799 - £26,317
  • ContractPermanent
  • Closing DateApply by 25 June 2019

Job Summary
Job reference orbis/TP/490/2404
Positions available 1
Working hours 37
Closing date 25 June 2019
Job category Caretaking & Cleaning
Organisation Brighton & Hove City Council
Directorate BHCC: External

Job introduction

Grade: Scale 6

Hours per week: 37 (7am - 4pm)

Paid weeks per year: 52

Start date: 15 July 

Closing date: 25 June

Interview date: 28 June

Completed application forms accepted by email/post direct to the school address:

Queens Park Rise, BN2 9ZF                              

For further information contact the school office on (01273) 675080


About the role

In our 2013-14 Ofsted inspection, St. Luke’s received an ‘Outstanding’ judgement in all areas. Particularly singled out for praise were the behaviour and learning attitudes of the children and the quality of the teaching. Therefore, we strongly believe that St. Luke’s is an excellent environment for all members of staff to feel excited by their work and to continue to learn, whatever their level of experience. We take pride in the quality of the school environment, which reflects the importance we place on the children’s educaion.

At the heart of St. Luke’s is a strong values system, which promotes diversity and inclusion in its actions and not just in words. It is a creative and innovative school, which aims to give each member of its community a voice in its development and growth. We aim to stay true to what we believe in whatever the pressures from outside. We very much welcome new members of staff who will add to the diversity of ideas and dialogue around teaching and learning and enrich our learning community.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, conscientious and self-motivated person who would like to provide a key role in maintaining our school site, to ensure a welcoming and safe environment for the whole school community.

Duties will include:

Lock and unlock the school and carry out regular security checks on the buildings 
Carry out and record statutory checks and help maintain Risk Assessments and Health and Safety records 
Maintenance of property and grounds to a high standard including liaising with contractors

Line managing cleaners
Monitor site stock and order supplies 
Carry out DIY within the scope of a competent DIY person, completing more specialist work wherever possible

The successful candidate will be required to act as a key holder

The post comes with the possibility of onsite residency in a 3 bedroomed detached house 

The hours of working are Monday to Friday 7.00am – 4.00pm as a split shift with a lunch break. These hours are guides and to be negotiated. 

If you are interested in applying for this position but would like more information, please ring the school and ask to talk to the Head, Jonathan Cooper. Visits are most welcome and can be organised via our administrator, Lisa Miller.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency's Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

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The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Brighton & Hove Schools do not accept CV or resume.


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