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DBS767/20 Caretaker - Preston Grange Primary School

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Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
22/01/2021 12:00
£20,092 - £20,903 pa pro rata
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Schools - Support
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Employment Location:
Preston Grange Primary School, Chiltern Road, North Shields, Tyne and Wear.

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Closing date:
22 Jan

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Further information

Due to the shielding of the current post-holder the Headteacher and Governing body of Preston Grange Primary School are seeking to appoint a temporary Caretaker to start ASAP. We are seeking to appoint an individual who is competent, self-motivated, flexible full of initiative and highly adaptable, given the current circumstances. A commitment to high standards and the ability to work unsupervised are essential.

Duties will include:-
• Opening and closing of the school each day.
• A firm understanding of, and compliance with, safeguarding requirements.
• Working through a list of prioritised jobs and also have an ability to work from their own initiative in recognising jobs that require attention.
• Health & Safety awareness and keeping adequate records.
• The ability to undertake some heavy lifting, moving and handling.
• An understanding of the responsibility around the security of the school site.
• ICT skills
• A willingness to participate in training and development.
• An ability to maintain and develop our school grounds.

It would be advantageous if you have already completed the following training, although not essential:

• Manual handling
• First aid
• Working at height
• Fire Warden
• Asbestos

This post is fixed term until the 16th July 2021, or the return of the post holder, whichever is sooner, 32.5 hours per week 6:30am to 9am and 2pm - 6pm, 52/52 weeks of the year.

Please note that all holidays associated with this post will need to be taken during school holiday time and the number of holidays will be calculated in line with guidance.

An application pack is available by emailing office@pgps.co.uk

Completed applications are to be returned to Mrs Tracey Taylor, Headteacher, Preston Grange Primary School, Chiltern Road, North Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE29 9QL or emailed to the office@pgps.co.uk.

Interviews are scheduled to take place on Monday 25th January 2021.

As Preston Grange Primary School is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be sought, along with other relevant checks deemed appropriate.

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