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Bishop's Waltham Junior School


Closing date: 03/12/2018 at 12:00

Interview dates: 10/12/2018

Job Start Date: 07/01/2019

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Full-time

Salary Type: Support Staff

Salary Details: Grade C

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week (Split Shift) - 6.30-10.00am & 3.00-6.30pm - Monday to Friday

Suitable for a job share: Yes

Location of Role: Bishop's Waltham Junior School

Contact e-mail address: headteacher@bwjunior.hants.sch.uk

Job/Person Summary

Thank you for your interest in the post of Caretaker at Bishop's Waltham Junior School. This role is a great opportunity for a hard working individual to join the school team. We are a growing school, with an on-site swimming pool and large grounds.

We are looking for a positive, dedicated, reliable, well-motivated and practical person to assist with security, safety, cleanliness and general maintenance of the school site. The role will also involve being the 'Pool Plant Operator' for the swimming pool (training provided)

Duties will be carried out across a split shift from 6.30am – 10.00am and 3.00 –6.30pm Monday to Friday.  The contract is for 52 weeks of the year so we will require work to be completed during the school holidays.  We would happily consider a job-share for the right applicants.

Are you…

Main duties will include:

Previous caretaking experience is desirable but is not essential, as full training and support will be provided to the right candidate.

What will we offer? 

• Supportive colleagues in a very friendly and welcoming school
• Full access to local training

If you are ready to join the Bishop's Waltham Junior School team, then come and see us in action to find out more about the school and what this role can offer. The successful candidate is expected to start no later than Monday 7th January 2019.  An earlier start date might be possible to aid with an overlap with current post-holder.

Application Procedure

Visits to the school prior to application are strongly encouraged and will be warmly welcomed.

The head teacher, Darren Campbell, would be delighted to meet you. There will also be an opportunity for potential candidates to look around the site with the current Caretaker.

Please contact the school office on 01489 892368 or email headteacher@bwjunior.hants.sch.uk to receive an application information pack/make an appointment to visit.

Please mark your email – CARETAKER.

Please send completed applications to the same email address.

Safer Recruitment

Bishop's Waltham Junior School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

About us

Address: Oak Road, Bishops Waltham, Southampton, Hampshire, SO32 1EP

Telephone: 01489 892368

Website: http://www.bwjunior.hants.sch.uk

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