Full time Caretaker

Job Title: School Caretaker


Hours: Full time (Monday - Friday)


Hourly rate: £9.55


Location: Taunton


Office Angels Taunton are currently recruiting for a School Caretaker to start immediately on a temporary to permanent basis. This role is working full time, Monday to Friday paying a starting hourly rate of £9.55.


The main purpose of the role is to secure and maintain the schools building and furnishings to standards as defined by the school and legal requirements.


This is a varied role and main duties will include:



  • Overseeing the up keep of all school buildings, grounds, furniture and equipment

  • Maintaining a good standard of cleaning throughout the school's buildings, e.g. corridors, courtyard & leaves etc

  • Ensuring the premises are ready for occupation during the school day and that they are secure after use

  • Undertaking some handyman and redecoration duties as directed by the Site Manager

  • Providing a support service for lettings ensuring the requirements of the hirers are met and in accordance with the letting agreement

  • Acting as the emergency contact for police/alarm company and attend when called

  • Day to day maintenance of the building ensuring that safety and service levels are maintained, including advice and guidance to staff on daily maintenance issues.

  • Ensuring all deliveries to the school are distributed correctly and anything else that may be required within the context of the school environment or requested to be done by the Headteacher

  • Checking CCTV footage when required following the occurrence of any incidents.

  • Providing flexibility in working hours to cover school events and absence of other members of the caretaking team


The successful candidate must have prior cleaning and general maintenance experience along with being flexible, adaptable and well organised. You will need have excellent communication skills and be comfortable liaising with internal staff members and members of the public.


Please apply online or send your CV directly to Nicole.chipperfield@office-angels.com alternative please call 01823 285440 for more information.

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