Senior Caretaker

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Type of Position:Senior Caretaker
School:Twynham School
Salary:£22,571 to £26,446
Start Date:ASAP
Closing Date: 31st August 2022 at 8am

About the Post


Would you relish the opportunity to join an exciting and progressive journey with a vision to transform education across our community? Twynham School and The Grange School recently federated staffing structures for September 2021 to support our desire to deliver world class educational experiences to students across both of our schools. This is a rare opportunity to join our organisation working as a Senior Caretaker.


This is a truly exceptional opportunity for a talented colleague to join us as a Senior Caretaker.


Who we are looking for


We are looking for an outstanding individual who will relish the opportunity to:

  • Work within a highly regarding organisation shaping the future for young people across Christchurch
  • Play a key role in ensuring calm, organisational effectiveness in an ever-changing and fast-paced environment
  • Be responsible for the compliance, safety, cleanliness, maintenance and security of the school site, furnishings and grounds to the expected standards of the Twynham Learning Trust.
  • Plan, organise, execute and inspect all relevant works relating to the school site.
  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding and Child Protection policies.


You are likely to be someone who is or has the potential to:


  • Be energetic and highly motivated
  • Have basic DIY skills and in-depth understanding of maintenance procedures.
  • Have strong verbal and written communication skills for giving instructions to contractors and support crews.
  • Have excellent organisation, multi-tasking and scheduling skills.



You will also be keen to live our Twynham Learning employee values which are:


  • Aim high
  • Keep improving
  • Don’t leave anyone behind
  • See the bigger picture


Twynham Learning can offer you:


  • The chance to be a part of an exciting educational journey alongside highly regarding professionals
  • The opportunity to work with exceptional colleagues and wonderful young people and their families
  • An exceptional CPD offer for all teaching and support staff
  • Strong and supportive leadership, who place value on learning beyond the classroom
  • The opportunity to work within Twynham Learning; a progressive multi-academy trust



Any questions?


To discuss the post or your application, please contact Joanne Brickell at



How to apply


To apply for this vacancy, please submit an application form by email to:  


Only applications on the Twynham Learning official ‘Application Form – Non-Teaching Posts’ will be accepted. You can download the form here:


The closing date is 31st August 2022 at 8am.


(Note that we reserve the right to withdraw this advert should a successful applicant be appointed before the closing date. As a result, we encourage interested colleagues to apply early).


Twynham Learning values diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to eliminate unlawful discrimination and promote diversity throughout our whole workforce. We want our workforce to be representative of all sections of our community, so we give equal opportunities to all job applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability status, gender reassignment, marital/partnership status, pregnancy/maternity, race/colour/national origin, religion/belief, sex or sexual orientation. Only people who can evidence their right to work in the UK will be considered for this vacancy. We are committed to robust Safer Recruitment processes as part of our strong commitment to safeguard children and young people. An enhanced criminal records check will be undertaken on the successful candidate. Candidates must disclose all unprotected spent and unspent cautions and convictions. It is an offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity with children.

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