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Site Assistant (Caretaker)

Location: EDMONTON, LONDON Salary: 18657.00 - 18700.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Education Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 9 months ago Reference: 3113320
Site Assistant with Cleaning Supervision (Caretaker)
Permanent - Full Time
Enfield - Edmonton
Shift working pattern to be agreed to include weekends and evenings
Shift hours between 7am and 10pm
24 days paid holiday
Weekend working will be required on a rota basis

We are currently looking for a full time School Site Assistant (Caretaker) to join a outstanding secondary school in the Edmonton area. This position p
This is an OUTSTANDING grammar school for boys and girls aged 11 to 18.
The school aims to provide a broad and stimulating educational experience with very high standards within the formal curriculum.

The School is a high achieving and caring grammar school in North London. Visitors comment on the warm atmosphere and the level of participation in extra-curricular
activities, pupils at the school recently described the school as one “family” and it being a
“real community”. We are very proud of our school and believe it is a place where you can really teach and develop.

The school is one site based with various buildings and alarm systems.

Security and Supervision
Supervision of cleaners, ensuring high standard of work, reporting any issues to Site
Manager, improving standards and planning cleaning schedules with Site Manager
To act as a key holder, carrying out security procedures for the buildings and grounds.
The routine and non-routine opening of premises and grounds. Responding to calls
outside normal working hours as a result of break-ins etc. and or/the setting off of the
burglar alarm(s);
Providing access, where possible, to the premises and classrooms in the event of snow
or minor flooding or similar emergency situations;
Dealing with enquiries from contractors and, where appropriate, advising the
Premises Manager of their presence and enquiry;
Attempting to prevent unauthorised access onto the school premises or grounds.
Undertaking cleaning of allocated area(s), and secondary cleaning;
Washing internal walls e.g. classrooms, corridors, including cleaning at a high level
where appropriate safety equipment is available and a safe system of work has been
defined in accordance with Health and Safety requirements;
Washing and cleaning at high level and replacing bulbs/tubes. (If this involves work at
a high level – comments relating to equipment apply detailed above);
Monitoring the standards of cleanliness of the premises and furnishings and reporting
any deficiencies to the Premises Manager;
Drawing to the attention of the Premises Manager to any repairs or maintenance work
required which is beyond the competence of the caretaking staff;
Carrying out first line repairs and maintenance which are not beyond the scope and
capability of the postholder including:-
plumbing work – e.g. repairing a leaking pipe, simple installation work, such
as plumbing in a new tap, or replacing washer etc;
redecoration as appropriate;
plastering work such as repairing cracked or broken plaster, making good
damaged walls for example, following the removal of say, shelving or similar
Ensuring that all

Ideal candidate

Experience working within a school setting
Able to work shift patterns from 7am until 10pm with some weekend work
Experience with simple plumbing work
Experience with plastering work
Experience of supervising of staff

If you have the experience and able to commit to the hours then please send in your cv by clicking on the apply button. 

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