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School Caretaker (Maynards Green Community Primary School)

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/43000/20126
  • Published: Fri 07/01/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 18/01/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 10
  • Salary: £18,933 - £19,312 per annum, pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: TN21 0DD

Job introduction

Hours of work: 10 - 25 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time
(As the position is part-time, the above salary will be pro rata)

Closing date: Tuesday 18 January 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Maynards Green Community Primary School
Maynards Green, Heathfield, East Sussex
TN21 0DD
Phone: 01435 812622
Email: office@maynardsgreen.e-sussex.sch.uk
Website: maynardsgreenschool.co.uk
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018. 

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations. 

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted. 

About the role

SITE MANAGER – Part-time 10-25 hours per week with 4 hours per month to supervise the site cleaners.

Situated between Horam and Heathfield, Maynards Green is a successful and friendly, community primary school which encourages a love for learning and has high expectations of every individual. Our school offers a supportive and caring environment and well behaved and highly motivated learners.

An exciting opportunity has arisen at our school for a new caretaker to work with us to provide a safe, secure, and high-quality learning and work environment for our children and staff. We are looking for a practical, resourceful, and self-motivated individual who is hardworking and well organised. Above all, we are looking for someone who is going to take pride in ensuring that our site is always at its best, takes ownership of our school environment and has a proactive nature. We want someone who notices when things are not as they should be!

As well as demonstrating a good range of practical skills and the ability to problem solve, the candidate will have a sense of fun, excellent communication skills and the ability to relate to all members of our school community.

We are looking for a candidate who:

  • Is skilled in non-specialist DIY and maintenance
  • Is committed to maintaining and providing a safe, attractive school environment - inside and out - to the highest standard
  • Is efficient at keeping clear and accurate records
  • Will work within health and safety guidelines to ensure the school building looks its best at all times.
  • Has good communication skills and the ability to relate positively to adults and children
  • Has a proven ability to work on their own initiative and has a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Can demonstrate a commitment to safeguarding
  • Understands the importance of maintaining confidentiality on all school matters

We can offer you:

  • A friendly, dedicated, and professional staff team
  • Amazing children, who are proud and respectful of their school
  • A forward-thinking leadership team who welcomes fresh ideas, honest values and a sense of teamwork
  • Well-loved and well-maintained school buildings
  • Wonderful school grounds including our own Forest School and swimming pool

Our school is committed to inclusion and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The school expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Visits to the school are welcomed and strongly encouraged. For further details and an application form or to arrange a visit please contact the School Office on 01435 812622 or email office@maynardsgreen.e-sussex.sch.uk

Please note that we do not accept a Curriculum Vitae as a form of application.

Closing date: Tuesday 18th January 2022.

Interview date: Wednesday 19th January 2022.

Additional information


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.

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.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.


Company information

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/43000/20126
  • Published: Fri 07/01/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 18/01/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 10
  • Salary: £18,933 - £19,312 per annum, pro rata
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: TN21 0DD