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        Assistant Caretaker

        Location: Leyton, London

        Salary: £14625 - £19500 Per Annum

        Contract Type: Permanent/Contract / Part Time

        Job Title: Assistant Caretaker

        Location: Leyton, East London

        Employment Type: Part -time, Permanent

        Shifts: Early and Late Shifts, with occasional flexibility required

        Start Date: September 2024

        About Us: We are a vibrant primary school located in the heart of Leyton, East London, committed to providing a safe, nurturing, and inspiring learning environment for our students. As part of our dedication to maintaining the school premises, we are seeking a reliable and proactive Assistant Caretaker to join our team.

        Key Responsibilities:

        • Perform daily cleaning duties including sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, and sanitising surfaces to ensure a clean and hygienic environment for students, staff, and visitors.
        • Assist in the maintenance and repair of school facilities, including minor plumbing, electrical, and building repairs.
        • Conduct regular inspections of the premises to identify and address any safety hazards or maintenance issues promptly.
        • Unlock and secure the school premises at the beginning and end of each day, ensuring all doors, windows, and gates are properly secured.
        • Assist with setting up and dismantling equipment for school events, meetings, and activities as required.
        • Monitor and maintain stock levels of cleaning supplies and equipment, reporting any shortages or maintenance needs to the appropriate supervisor.
        • Collaborate with the caretaking team to ensure tasks are completed efficiently and effectively, providing support and assistance as needed.

        Qualifications and Skills:

        • Previous experience in a caretaking or facilities maintenance role preferred.
        • Knowledge of cleaning techniques, equipment, and materials.
        • Basic understanding of maintenance tasks such as plumbing, electrical, and building repairs.
        • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team.
        • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with students, staff, and visitors.
        • Strong attention to detail and a proactive approach to identifying and resolving issues.
        • Physical fitness and stamina to perform cleaning and maintenance tasks, including lifting and moving heavy objects.
        • Flexible availability to work early and late shifts as required, with occasional weekend availability for special events.


        • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
        • Opportunity to work in a supportive and collaborative environment.
        • Training and development opportunities to enhance skills and knowledge.

        How to Apply: If you are enthusiastic about contributing to a positive learning environment and have the skills and experience required for this role, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the position to alan.hunsdale@visionteaching.co.uk by 30th June 2024. We look forward to hearing from you!

        Application Deadline: 30th June 2024


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