Caretaker – St Mary’s C of E Junior Academy


Posted on: Wednesday 15 June 2022 | St Benet’s Multi Academy Trust

St Mary’s C of E Junior Academy - Swan Lane, Long Stratton, Norwich, Norfolk, NR15 2UY

We are looking to appoint a practical, hardworking and reliable caretaker to become part of our team at St Mary’s Church of England Junior Academy in Long Stratton. 

Post:  Caretaker

Type:  Permanent – Part Time

Hours:  25 hours per week (please note that this will be a split shift each day to facilitate the opening and closing of the school site during term time)

Salary:  Scale C Point 3 to 4 proportionate to the full-time rate of £18,748 to £19,122 (depending upon experience)


The post holder will play a key role in managing the safety, appearance and cleanliness of the school site, its grounds, plant and equipment, in order to provide a safe and secure teaching and learning environment.

St Mary’s Church of England Junior Academy has just recently joined the Diocese of Norwich St Benet’s MAT and being a church school, Christian values and ethos sit at the heart of everything we do to create an environment where raising aspirations and a love for learning through courage, resilience, positive relationships and God’s love is encouraged.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake a range of duties that include managing the health & safety, compliance checks, cleanliness and security of the site, have experience of general building maintenance and a passion for DIY.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Demonstrates an understanding of caretaking and cleaning responsibilities and requirements
  • Has caretaking and cleaning experience
  • Is hard working and reliable
  • Works under their own initiative
  • Is organised and methodical
  • Is a team player

We can offer:

  • A welcoming, caring school full of adults who go above and beyond for our children
  • Children who are determined to do their absolute best at every opportunity regardless of any barriers and are excited and enthused by their learning.
  • A supportive Trust who offer high quality professional development opportunities

If you are hardworking, enthusiastic, dedicated and adaptable and are ready to ‘Let your light shine’, then we would welcome your application. If you would like to know more then please get in touch to arrange a meeting with our Academies Business Manager, Jenny Pringle

This post comes under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.  St. Mary’s C of E Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A DBS check will be required and the appointment will be subject to satisfactory references.

Closing date: Sunday 10 July 2022

Interviews: Sunday 17 July 2022

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