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Salary (HC4) £14,940.00 - £15,544.05
Organisation Leominster Primary School
Location Leominster Primary School
Hours 30 hours per week, full year, 6.30am to 12.30pm week days
Term/duration Fixed term for one year to cover sickness absence
Closing date 11.59 am on 17 April 2020

Job details

Start date: As soon as possible

Leominster Primary School is seeking to appoint an experienced, highly motivated and committed caretaker on a fixed term basis to cover sickness absence for one year, who can support and enhance our learning environment and oversee the day-to-day management of the school site, ensuring a high level of hygiene and safety is maintained. The role will also involve offering a caretaking service to our partner school, Wellington Primary.

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Open the school in the morning, unset alarm, open doors and check all systems are operational

  • Overseeing contractors working on site.

  • Ensure that the site is clean and remains secure

  • Ensure compliance with all statutory and best practice requirements eg legionella testing, emergency lighting tests, weekly fire alarm tests

  • Undertake general caretaking and maintenance duties eg changing lightbulbs, collecting waste and refuse, carrying out temporary repairs, dealing with deliveries.

  • Work with the school cleaners to ensure internal and external areas remain tidy and safe

  • Ensure stock levels are maintained on items such as cleaning products, light bulbs and paints

  • Attend emergency call-outs to the school which may be in unsociable hours eg evenings and weekends

The successful candidate will:

  • Have good organisational skills

  • Be punctual

  • Communicate well and be confident managing others

  • Have good teamwork skills

  • Respect confidentiality and the potential sensititives of working in a school

  • Be able to drive to enable working between two school sites

  • Be able to demonstrate in their application that they can fulfil the main duties of the job description and person specification.

Leominster Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

For more information contact

Visits to the school are welcome and encouraged. Please contact Sandra Beaumont-Pike on 01568 616919 to make an appointment.

For further details and an application form, please contact Mrs Evans in the School Office.

If you have any questions about the posts, please contact Sandra Beaumont-Pike, School Business Manager, on

Leominster Primary School

Hereford Road





Tel: 01568 616919


Hoople Ltd is working on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.