Type of Position:Support staff - Permanent
School:The Grange School
Salary:£17,812 - £18,806 per annum
Start Date:ASAP
Closing Date: 20th January 2023 at 8am

Start date

ASAP (subject to pre-start checks)

Contract term


Working hours

Part time – 30 hours per week

Weeks per year

Year-round contract



Salary range

(per annum)

Support staff salary points 6 – 9

£17,812 - £18,806


The Grange School

Reports to

Site Manager

About the Post

We are looking to appoint a Caretaker. We have a fantastic opportunity for an energetic and motivated Caretaker to join our Site Team to help us ensure that our school provides a safe, welcoming and purposeful environment for students, staff and visitors. As a Caretaker, you would carry out a full range of duties to provide for general security and maintenance of the school premises, to include handyperson activities.

The Grange School is a very special place. We are entering an exciting decade for the school, our Multi Academy Trust and our community and successful applicants can be confident that they will be working in a truly great environment.

What we can offer you

  • The chance to be a part of an exciting educational journey alongside highly regarded professionals
  • The opportunity to work with exceptional colleagues and wonderful young people
  • Full training and ongoing development provided
  • Uniform and PPE provided
  • The opportunity to work within Twynham Learning; a progressive multi-academy trust
  • Automatic membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Free on-site parking

Who we are looking for

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

  • Keep our school secure by being a keyholder (locking and unlocking) and being responsible for arming and dis-arming alarms
  • Carry out regular monitoring and checks to ensure that our school environment is safe and clean
  • Carry out maintenance tasks and repairs on our buildings, fittings and furnishings
  • 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 has (or has the potential to have):

  • DIY skills and in-depth understanding of maintenance procedures
  • problem-solving skills for addressing safety and maintenance concerns
  • strong verbal and written communication skills for giving instructions to contractors and support crews.
  • organisation, multi-tasking and scheduling skills.
  • customer service skills for positive dealings with leaders and colleagues
  • first aid skills/knowledge

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

Any questions?

To discuss the post or your application, please email us at

How to apply

To apply for this vacancy, please submit a Job Application Form and Diversity Questionnaire by email to:  

Only applications made using our own official application form will be accepted. You can download the form and questionnaire here:

The closing date is 20th January 2023 at 8am. Interviews will be held a date to be confirmed.


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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