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Assistant Caretaker

Burnt Oak Primary School
D1 (£18,333 to £20,043 Per annum)
Burnt Oak Primary School
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week. 52 weeks per year.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
14/08/2022 at 23:45
Burnt Oak Primary School

Burnt Oak Primary School is a vibrant and welcoming school situated in lower Gillingham. We are a two-form entry school with a Nursery.  The school is well resourced and has excellent ICT facilities. We have motivated and happy pupils who are eager to learn. 

Through the dedication of our amazing staff, Burnt Oak Primary School succeeds in providing a learning environment where all pupils and staff, are helped to succeed.  It is this dedication which led to the school achieving and retaining both the Inclusion Quality Mark and Centre of Excellence since 2017 and becoming a Flagship School in 2020.

Burnt Oak Primary School prides itself on its highly creative curriculum and the extensive extra-curricular activities which it offers pupils.  Teachers are encouraged to be innovative and to engage pupils through exciting learning opportunities.  Testament to the high quality of this curriculum are our recent Gold Sports Games and Best Literacy Innovation Awards.

We were most recently inspected by Ofsted in May 2022 and received a GOOD!

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic, reliable and committed individual to fill the post of Assistant Caretaker at Burnt Oak Primary School.

Any candidate will need good practical skills and an understanding of health and safety and security. You will also need to have high standards and a sense of humour!

The successful applicant will be enthusiastic, positive, well organised, flexible, an excellent communicator and possess the ability to work in close partnership with staff from across the school and wider community as directed.

You must be a friendly and willing individual with the ability to remain calm and cheerful under pressure. You will also have a ‘can do’ attitude and have developed a good range of skills in general maintenance. You should also be able to work both within a team and under your own initiative. This will be a busy and demanding position. 

The person appointed will be able to communicate at all levels, with students, staff, parents and the local community as necessary. This is a 52 week contract so will include working during school holidays and may be subject to variation, call out in the evenings and at weekends and unsocial hours on occasion.

What we can offer: 

  • A competitive salary 
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Generous maternity and paternity leave and pay entitlement
  • Generous adoption leave and pay entitlement
  • Assisted car purchase scheme for support staff
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Access to the money advice service
  • Salary sacrifice for childcare vouchers/cycle scheme
  • Discounts and concessions through national and local retailers including travel, shopping, leisure, health and wellbeing, motoring and eye care voucher scheme
  • Discounted local bus season ticket
  • Medway Council offers
  • Training opportunities through our CPD programme 

For further details or to arrange an informal visit please contact the school office on 01634 334344.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its children, therefore any offer of employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

How to apply

Please complete the application form below, and send your completed application to office@burntoak.medway.sch.uk

Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed