The Crossways Schools
This role is part time, permanent, all year round, 6 hours per day with a split shift.
‘Learning Together, Stronger Together’ demonstrates our philosophy to provide the best of primary education whilst maintaining the unique identity of each school within the Federation.
Crossways Infant and Junior Schools together form The Crossways Schools Federation. Crossways is a happy, popular and successful community with a positive ethos. We have children who are enthusiastic, a caring and dedicated staff, supportive parents and a committed governing body.
Our site is extensive and pleasant and includes two large play grounds, large fields adjoining both playgrounds and a variety of play equipment. The school site is split between two main buildings consisting of 14 classrooms with two school halls, and two small external buildings. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to work in a school, where the work they undertake is not only recognised by the staff and children but by the community who attend the various evening lettings/events held in the buildings.
We require a Caretaker/Handyperson. The successful candidate will be responsible for the security, maintenance, heating and health & safety of the school premises with some grounds maintenance required. You should be able to demonstrate a flexible approach to duties, the ability to work with a wide range of people and be willing to support the activities of the school.
30 hours per week, Monday-Friday all year round. 6 hours per day with a split shift- 7.00-10.00am and 3.30-6.30pm. (Hours may be negotiable - to be discussed at interview)
Caretaker Salary grade – Hay 11 (£15,239 - £15,544 per annum)
The person appointed will need to:
•Take a pride in their work
•Be able to use their initiative and prioritise
•Be able to carry out everyday DIY to a good standard
•Be aware of health and safety issues
We can offer:
•Self-motivated active learners.
•Supportive, friendly staff in a happy working environment.
•Excellent facilities and resources.
•Supportive parents and pro-active governors.
•A forward thinking school
Interview date: Wednesday 8th May
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment and all appointments will be subject to appropriate vetting, including an enhanced DBS disclosure check. Please note that a satisfactory DBS check and two recent references are conditions of employment.
An application pack including a full job description and application form is available from the school. If you require this or have any further questions please contact us by phone or email.
Visits to the school are strongly recommended and can be arranged by telephoning Claire Clarke at the Infant School.
Closing date for applications: Friday 26th April, Midday
Crossways Infant School, Knapp Road, Thornbury BS35 2HQ
Tel: 01454 867280