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St Andrew’s C.E. Primary School, King Edward Crescent, Woodhall Spa

Required for September 2019


School Caretaker – Permanent Position

Annual Salary:           

£19,819 – £22,401 full time equivalent (37 hrs/week + 52 weeks/year)

Equating to approx:

£14,589 per annum based  30hrs/week + 47.69 paid weeks/year


Working Pattern during term time: 7am until 9am and 3pm until 6pm + evening lettings. (Working hours may be negotiable and flexible working is available in the school holidays.)

St Andrew’s C.E. Primary School is seeking to appoint a reliable and enthusiastic School Caretaker to join our friendly staff team.

This is a key role that would suit somebody with excellent DIY skills. You must be able to work both independently and as part of a team, using initiative and being proactive in dealing with tasks.  You will need to have the ability to prioritise, meet deadlines, be personable and liaise effectively with contractors. A knowledge of Health & Safety at work would be desirable, although training will be provided.

While not exhaustive, the main duties will include:

  • being a part of the cleaning team
  • managing and implementing site security
  • opening and closing the building as routine including evening lettings
  • being a nominated key holder
  • advising on and adhering to health and safety legislation on school premises
  • organising and undertaking routine inspections on buildings and furniture.

Additional duties will include:

  • general maintenance
  • decoration


Candidates should be physically fit, with a can-do attitude. Ideally, they will have experience in a trade or grounds maintenance. Previous school experience is not essential for this post, although an understanding of how to work safely around children is essential.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.


Application forms and person specification are available from our website: or from the School Office.


Closing date: Thursday 4th July 2019.  We look forward to hearing from you.