We have a great opportunity for you to be part of our dynamic and committed staff team and make a real difference.
Caretaker required Mon-Fri, 34.5 hours per week, 52 weeks per year. 7am-10am, 2pm-5.30pm daily except Fri which is 7am - 4pm. Times negotiable.
We require a friendly, reliable and flexible person to be the Caretaker of our Outstanding school (Ofsted July 2018) for 11-19 year old students with severe and profound learning difficulties, some with associated autistic spectrum disorder.
You will be responsible for general site maintenance, gardening, security, swimming pool maintenance, portering, supervision of cleaning and management of contractors. The school promotes professional development of its staff and training will be provided to learn and enhance skills.
The ideal candidate will:
- be flexible with a sense of humour
- have an understanding of working in a school environment
- have a good standard of maintenance experience
have a good level of health and safety experience
be committed to receiving further training
Salary: Surrey S5 Pro Rata: £20,287 - £22,393 (FTE £21,169 – £23,367)
A visit to the school is highly recommended. To arrange, please contact Debbie Rogers at the school office.
Closing date – Monday 23rd September 2019 at 9am.
Interviews – Monday 30th September 2019 although we reserve the right to interview and appoint at any time during the recruitment process.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to demonstrably share this commitment. The post is subject to Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced disclosure.
Walton Leigh School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to demonstrably share this commitment.
Walton Leigh School believes that it is always unacceptable for a child to experience abuse of any kind. We recognise our responsibility to safeguard the welfare of all children.
We will provide staff and volunteers with guidance to follow when they suspect a child may be experiencing abuse or may be at risk of harm. We will work co-operatively with other agencies to safeguard and promote the welfare of children. We will ensure that our concerns about our pupils are discussed with parents/carers first unless we have reason to believe that such a move would be contrary to the child’s welfare.
The Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) is Annie Paget (Head of Secondary School).
The Deputy DSLs is Neil French (Assistant Headteacher).
The Governor with responsibility for child protection is Elizabeth Wood-Dow.