School Caretaker/Site Manager

Location Droitwich
Discipline: Support Staff for Schools
Job type: Temporary
Salary: ££12 - £14 per hour
Contact name: Robert Winchle

Contact email:
Job ref: Caretaker_1706006401
Published: about 1 month ago

I am seeking a reliable, hardworking and self-motivated school caretaker / site manager to join a team starting from February 2024 on a temporary short term basis. You will be responsible for ensuring a well maintained, safe, secure and clean environment in order to facilitate the effective use of the school by those staff and pupils who occupy it.


  • Carrying out security procedures for school buildings and grounds, where applicable.
  • Respond to 'Issues' raised by staff on Every or in the site managers log.
  • Regularly checking and ensuring emergency exits are not obstructed.
  • Reporting acts of theft or vandalism to the Head/Office Manager.
  • Ensure manufacturers and COSHH regulations are complied with in the mixing, use and storage of cleaning materials.
  • Ensuring removal of waste to appropriate disposal points.
  • Taking on cleaning duties as required.
  • Portage of materials, furniture and equipment and any other manual handling duties.
  • Making safe all electrical and gas emergencies.
  • Ensure access for emergency services, assist as necessary and secure premises as required.
  • Inspect electrical fittings and report defects as required.
  • Replace lamps and domestic fuses as required.
  • Regularly inspect plumbing and repair defects, where necessary.
  • Synchronise clocks, time switches, etc, as required.
  • Undertake minor repairs to fixtures and fittings including desks, tables and chairs as appropriate.
  • Remove graffiti etc, as required.
  • Carry out minor works to improve the site as required by the Head/Office Manager.
  • Maintain cleanliness and general tidiness of all external hard areas; empty litter bins on a daily basis. Clean and clear all drains and gullies to ensure effective and healthy operation.
  • Inspect outside fabric of school, report/repair defects as appropriate.
  • Inspect all fences, gates, walls, steps, lights, etc.
  • Keep entrance to the school, inside and outside, clean and clear of obstructions at all times.
  • Clear leaves, snow, ice and moss as appropriate, including treatment of surfaces with salt, etc.
  • Inspect all outside areas for dangerous materials and remove - including external emergency cleaning of spillages.
  • Carry out external window cleaning where required.
  • Any other tasks set by the Senior Leadership Team.

Essential Requirements:

  • Interest, ability and relevant experience in caretaking and general maintenance
  • Evidence of reliability and the ability to work on one's own initiative as well as working within a team environment
  • Minimum of level 2 English and Maths
  • Good Level of IT Skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to be attentive to detail, work to high levels of competence and adhere to strict deadlines
  • Ability to understand and carry out verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to work flexibly as the need arises
  • Enthusiasm and a positive outlook
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality
  • Responsible, honest and reliable
  • Proactive
  • Good personal organisation
  • Calm under pressure


  • Experince of working in a school
  • Experince of working with Every

If this sounds like you, here at Ivy Resource Group we've got you covered!

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