Caretaker vacancy at Atherton High School

Salary: £21,269.00 - £23,953.00
Job Type: Full Time
Contact Name: Rachael Wilson
Location: Atherton
Closing Date: 11/07/2022 11:37

Additional Information

Vacancy Type: Officer
Interview Date: 13/07/2022
Start Date: 14/08/2022
Contracted Term: AYR - All year around
Contracted Hours: 37.00
Contracted Weeks: 52.140
Department: Premises
Pay Grade: E grade

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Atherton High School

‘Our curriculum ambition at Atherton High School is to make learning accessible for all'. We have designed a challenging and ambitious curriculum to provide the best learning opportunities for all our students to aspire and achieve.


Our core values that drive our curriculum are:

· Aspiration for all to improve life chances for every student.

· Excellence in learning through an ambitious knowledge and vocabulary rich curriculum for all.

· Character and personal development to equip all of our students to succeed in life.


At Atherton High School what is taught is coherently planned and sequenced to equip students to succeed in life. Our curriculum supports students from all backgrounds, including those who are disadvantaged, so students can access a high-quality, knowledge-rich curriculum. Our school community believes strongly in providing disadvantaged pupils with a curriculum that enables them to reach the academic standards of their non-disadvantaged peers. Our goal is to bring our young people into the big conversations of our disciplines, to bring depth to our curriculum, so they can understand the world around them.

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Ensure all areas of the school are prepared and ready for relevant use, including cleaning of specified areas and oversight of cleaning for the whole school.
  • Taking responsibility for the security of the building, including opening and closing of school for ready for the school day, meetings, maintenance and emergency services.
  • Being responsible for the maintenance of equipment.
  • Taking a lead role in day to day security of the premises.
  • Reporting and arranging for repair to any structural defects, premises, plant or equipment faults or breakdowns, ensuring these are reported to the School Business Manager
  • Ensuring housekeeping standards are monitored and, where necessary, reporting concerns to the Head Teacher/ School Business Manager as appropriate.
  • Undertaking routine in house inspections, tests and maintenance as required, keeping relevant records to ensure legal compliance (i.e. legionella checks, health & safety checks etc)
  • Acting as a key contact and liaison for contractors.

What are the job requirements?

  • Experience in maintenance/repairs to plant and equipment
  • Experience in site security
  • Undertake routine, in house inspections, tests and maintenance
  • Clear understanding of Health & Safety procedures
  • Excellent time management
  • Ability to prioritise workload

Amongst the many benefits of working within the Trust you will receive:

  • Healthcare cash back plan provided free by the Trust includes optical, dental, physio, diagnostics, health assessment, NHS prescription charges, hospital cover, discounted gym memberships plus lots more.
  • 6 sessions of free counselling including CBT, wellbeing and bereavement.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Access to government pension schemes.
  • Free parking.
  • Training and development including emerging leaders programmes.


“If you’re good at what you do, you can work anywhere. If you’re the best at what you do, we want you to work for Education Partnership Trust.”

Incomplete application forms will not be shortlisted, if you need to discuss a reason for being unable to complete a section, please contact the recruitment team

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Safeguarding Information

Education Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

Education Partnership Trust is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.