Pike Fold Primary School Caretaker - Level 2

This position is Temporary until 31st August 2021, Part Time and All Year Round.
Working 30 hours per week.

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: Grade 3 £18,426-£19,171 pa pro rata
  • Contract: Part Time Temp/Fixed Term (until 31st August 2021)
  • Applications Close: 29 May 2020
  • Start Date: TBC

Job details

About the role:

  • To provide maintenance & security services on school sites & premises under the instruction/guidance of appropriate senior staff
  • To manage cleaning and/or site staff and ensure cleaning is in accordance with specification
  • To undertake and maintain the cleanliness and physical appearance/environment of the designated cleaning area - inside and out, including maintenance of swimming pool and other specialist sports equipment following specialist training, where applicable
  • To be a responsible key holder and ensure security of the premises, grounds and it's contents including monitoring CCTV or surveillance equipment where appropriate

Candidates should have:

  • Practical skills with an ability to carry out care taking duties including cleaning, manual handling, security patrols and minor repair work
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety and hygiene procedures and precautions
  • Willingness to gain awareness of COSHH regulations, applying knowledge gained as appropriate
  • Numeracy and literacy skills with an ability to keep accurate records
  • Knowledge of moving and handling procedures and an ability to carry out tasks with regard to Health and Safety procedures
  • Willingness to develop knowledge of use of ICT and other specialist equipment/resources
  • The ability to relate well to children and adults within a School environment
  • Supervisory skills and the ability to manage external relationships with contractors
  • An ability to undertake all the physical aspects of the job and to use relevant equipment
  • Personal Style and Behaviour
  • Tact and diplomacy in all interpersonal relationships with the public and colleagues at work
  • Self-motivation and personal drive to complete tasks to required timescales and quality standards
  • The flexibility to adapt to changing workload demands and new organisational challenges
  • Personal commitment to ensure services are equally accessible and appropriate to the diverse needs of service users
  • Personal commitment to continuous self development
  • Personal commitment to continuous service improvement
  • Willingness to consent to and apply for an enhanced CRB disclosure

We offer a school that is:

  • A Mindful employer
  • Passionate about school improvement
  • Inclusive, nurturing, welcoming and friendly
  • An environment which encourages children to meet their full potential and develop skills for life
  • An excellent staff team committed to achieving high standards, working in harmony
  • Committed to continuous professional development

Safeguarding information

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, younger learners and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The above post will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

How to apply - information for applicants

Email your application to: k.nickson@pikefold.manchester.sch.uk

Due to Covid-19 situation we will not be accepting any postal applications.

This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable. 

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. 

Closing Date: 29 May 2020

Please quote vacancy reference - MCC352/2302-52S