Academy Caretaker


Rose Wood Primary Academy

Hours / Basis

32.5 hrs per week


NJC 11 - 16 (Salary £15,582.27 - £17,204.11 plus overtime payments where applicable)









Permanent Contract from 1st August 2020 or other via arrangement


Rose Wood Academy wish to appoint a  a self-motivated, reliable, multi-skilled, proactive and organised Caretaker to fulfil this key role associated with the smooth running of the Academy.


The fundamental part of the role will be premises management and health & safety compliance. This entails the maintenance and security of the building and grounds, ensuring the cleanliness of the site as a welcoming, safe and secure environment for pupils, staff and visitors, and taking responsibility for ensuring full compliance with current health and safety legislation.


You must also be willing to undertake routine maintenance, including painting and decorating, DIY and general repairs. There will be some later working for Governors' Meetings, special events and parents' evenings in which flexibility is essential. The Caretaker is expected to attend to emergencies outside of school hours, therefore a full driving licence is essential.


Previous experience as a Site Manager/Caretaker, or in the building trade, is desirable.


You should be able to demonstrate good ICT, literacy and numeracy skills for accurate record keeping and be able to relate well to children and staff and interact with them in a friendly and positive manner.


Rose Wood Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. This appointment will be subject to safer recruitment procedures and a full enhanced DBS check and references will be taken up.


If you would like to look around the school, please contact the school office on the number above to make arrangements.


Application process, job description and person specification available below



All completed application forms are to be emailed to or by hand/post to the school office, by the closing date listed below.  Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by telephone



Closing Date: Friday 19th June 2020

Shortlisting: Monday 22nd June 2020

Interviews: Tuesday 30th June 2020



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