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CaretakerRef: DON/18/00664

Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council, SCHOOLS
Based at: Hayfield Lane Primary School
Salary details: Grade 5 £6,961 - £7,569 
Job details: 15 Hours, Part Time, Permanent
Closing date: 09 November 2018
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Hayfield Lane Primary School

Hayfield Lane


Doncaster, DN9 3NB

Head Teacher Mrs L Tempest

Hours of work: 15 hours per week, from  3:00pm-6:00pm Monday-Friday (potential lettings in addition to these hours-not weekends). This vacancy is not term time only.

Hayfield Lane Primary School is seeking to appoint a caretaker to commence in January 2019 or sooner. We require a person with a flexible approach to provide an efficient and effective caretaking service. 

The successful applicant will be responsible for the general care and maintenance of the school building, grounds and related energy factors. The main duties will involve:-

  • Security of school site and buildings – excluding responding to alarm callouts
    • Operation of heating, lighting and water systems
    • Cleaning duties
    • Health and Safety Responsibilities
    • School lettings, including some evenings 

The role requires a willingness to be involved as part of the school team, committed to providing good working conditions for the staff and children of the school. 

The post holder will be expected to take the majority of their leave during school holidays (other than 2 weeks)  and any absence (other than sick leave) must be agreed with the Head Teacher/Business Manager giving 1 months’ notice.    

 Hayfield Lane Primary School is committed to safeguarding.

  • Please visit our website for further information about our school, our ethos, our safeguarding policy and our code of conduct.
  • We will require 2 references before an appointment will be made. One of these must come from your current employer.
  • Applicants are requested to provide any information about unprotected criminal records in a separate sealed envelope marked “confidential - disclosure”. This should be sent to school along with the application form and addressed to the Head teacher. This information will not be considered until after shortlisting. 

Application forms, job description and person specification are available from the school or the top right of this screen. Completed applications should be returned directly to the school. 

Visits to the school are welcomed. Please contact the School Business Manager or Office Leader to arrange an appointment. 

Closing date for completed applications is 12:00, 9th November 2018. Interviews 23rd November 2018.

This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service records check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check

Doncaster Council is committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community where we strive to improve the quality of life for all. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff to share these commitments.