Thomas Gainsborough School

Residential Caretaker

Start Date: October 2022

Contract Type: Permanent, full time (37 hours per week / 52 week per year)

Salary: Grade 4 Point 9-12 (£21,269 - £23,484 per annum)

We are seeking to appoint a Residential Caretaker to join this successful and popular school.

You will be required to:

  • Assist in ensuring that the school is a safe, clean healthy environment for all
  • Maintain the school premises and grounds
  • Oversee the opening and securing of the school site as appropriate when on duty

Therefore, we are looking for someone who:

  • Can work independently but contribute to a strong team ethos
  • Is willing to work flexibly
  • Has excellent interpersonal skills and a passion for supporting young people
  • Is resilient, hardworking and self-motivated
  • Has experience in property maintenance and repair

The post includes discounted three bedroomed accommodation on site and occupancy of the bungalow is a condition of the job.

Further information is available on our school website,

Closing Date: 09:00am, 26th August 2022

Interviews: 2nd September 2022

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. We only accept applications submitted online via our careers website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible and advise you check the job information as per the listing on our careers site.

In line with safer recruitment, we are unable to accept CVs.  Failure to complete an application form satisfactorily may result in not being shortlisted for the post.

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to safer recruitment, equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.  

We care deeply about inclusive working practices and diverse teams. If you’d prefer to work part-time or as a job-share, we’ll facilitate this wherever we can – whether to help you meet other commitments or to help you strike a great work-life balance. We’re keen to ensure we’re designing an organisation that works for everyone, so we particularly encourage applications from different under-represented groups.

Unity Schools Partnership, welcoming diversity.

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