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Caretaker - New Christ Church Primary School
  • Employer: Reading Borough Council
  • Reference: SCH/21/143342
  • Published: Mon 15/02/2021, 10:15 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 28/02/2021, 23:16 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 27.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £10,000 - £14,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire

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Caretaker - New Christ Church Primary School

Salary: £14,353 Per Year

7.00am to 9.30am and 3.00pm to 6.00pm Mon-Fri (5.5 hours per day) - (Total 27.5 hours per week)

New Christ Church Primary School (a member of Berkshire Schools Trust), is a one form entry Primary, just outside Reading town centre.

A vacancy has arose for a caretaker (all year round contract) to support the operations of the school site, perform Health & Safety statutory testing and carry out proactive and reactive premises improvements.

We are a small Church of England School with a family feel. We are very proud of our school and its history of providing high quality education.

We are looking for a Caretaker to work all year round on split shifts, who is passionate about ensuring the best learning environment for our pupils.

Range of duties include:

- Security of premises;
- General proactive and reactive maintenance tasks;
- Porterage duties;
- Health and safety statutory checks;
- Promoting the highest standards within the school and ensure the most cost effective use of resources.

Applicants must:
- have a flexible approach to work
- evidence good level of spoken and written English language
- have the ability to work positively with a variety of different people
- the ability to prioritise tasks and work to deadlines
- the desire to work in a primary school
- have experience of a similar role (desirable)
- Knowledge of H&S expectations (desirable)
- Experience of building maintenance/decorating (desirable)

We can offer:
- a welcoming and caring ethos
- a chance to play a significant part in the continuing development of our school
- ongoing support from an experienced Trust Central Team
- a Multi-Academy Trust who are community led and are committed to developing and retaining high quality staff
- Access to a free Staff Wellbeing Package including 24/7 online GP appointments and counselling services

Due to safer recruitment processes only completed application forms and criminal declaration of convictions are accepted as valid applications. CVs / online applications are not accepted and will not be responded to.

To download an application pack please visit Berkshire Schools Trust - Caretaker required. (

For more information about the role please contact Natasha Kirby, Trust Operations Manager on 07538 539 690 or email (Please leave a message during half term 15-19 February 2021)

The successful applicant will require an enhanced DBS certificate.