Kneesall C of E

Primary School

Together We Achieve


Caretaker - Full Time (Permanent) - Grade 2 - £18,198 - £18,933


The Governors of Kneesall C of E Primary School are looking to appoint a Caretaker from January 2022. Kneesall C of E Primary school is a welcoming, vibrant school with a strong sense of community.  We are a school that strives for continuous improvement through our commitment to enrichment, creativity, sport and music as well as attainment and achievement. We have a friendly, supportive and fantastic staff team.


The successful candidate will be required to clean and maintain the school site. They will be a key holder and will be expected to deliver the full range of caretaking, maintenance, janitorial and cleaning duties, with responsibility for securing the site. A practical knowledge of DIY skills is essential for the role. Ideally, we are looking for someone to join our team with a positive and flexible ‘can do’ attitude with a strong commitment to ensure a safe and healthy learning environment.


The hours of work are 37 hours per week, during term time, and agreed days and hours during the school holidays. There is no requirement for the Caretaker to attend school premises for any alarm call outs.


The successful candidate will need practical knowledge and experience of maintenance and janitorial work, including boiler maintenance. You should be able to demonstrate a practical knowledge of DIY skills such as:


•  Painting and decorating; fixing or assembling flat pack furniture
•  Minor repairs such as rehanging or adjusting doors, and fitting door furniture and locks
•  Minor plumbing repairs, and tasks such as unblocking toilets, sinks and drains.
•  Hanging shelves, replacing light bulbs etc.


You should be a confident communicator who takes pride in delivering excellent standards of service in your work. Yours will be a busy role, so you will need proven ability to manage your own workload and use your initiative when needed.


Visits are highly recommended. If you would like to discuss the role in further detail or arrange an informal visit, please contact our school office on 01623 861069. 


The closing date is Friday 21st January 2022 at 12 midday.


Interviews will take place the following week.


• We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

• All posts in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

• The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation for posts within County and Controlled Schools and in Colleges.