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Salary details: £13,863 - £14,711

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Ref: ED 18691


Mount Pleasant Primary School, Mount Street, Lockwood, Huddersfield, HD1 3QP

Place of Work:


Contract Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Term Time + 3 Weeks

Appointment type:

Hours per Week: 25 - would consider job share

Closing date: 23 September 2019 12:00 PM

Provisional Interview Date:

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To commence: As soon as possible

We are a brand-new school and are seeking to appoint a caretaker who will work to support the school in all areas of maintenance, cleanliness, health and safety and security.  The successful candidate will work closely with the Headteacher and School Business Manager to ensure that pupils, staff, governors and visitors are able to work in a welcoming, clean and safe environment.

Our ideal candidate will be:

  • a hardworking and reliable individual who will play a key part in maintaining and improving our school environment and who will have a sense of pride in their role and in our school.

  • able to maintain high standards of cleanliness/workmanship within the school and be competent and confident in carrying out building maintenance work i.e. minor plumbing, repairs, joinery etc. in an efficient and safe manner to a high standard.

  • able to organise and prioritise work effectively and be reliable with time-keeping.

  • aware of health and safety requirements and be able to identify any health and safety risks and deal with accordingly.

  • able to work on their own initiative and be proactive.

The successful candidate will be required to work split shift from Monday to Friday, with the morning shift starting at 6.30am to 9.00am and the afternoon shift starting from 3.00pm to 5.30pm - these are subject to change based on school needs.

Mount Pleasant Primary School is a thriving, happy and successful school.  We have good links with our local community and work hard to ensure pupils have positive, enriching experiences during their time with us.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff are subject to an enhanced DBS check. A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

If you would like to be considered for this position, then we would like to hear from you. 

For candidates who would like to visit and have a look around,this can be arranged by contacting the school office Tel: 01484 223198. 

To apply for this job, please download and complete the application form attached. A CV is not required.

Application forms can be submitted via post and should be marked for the attention of the Headteacher. Alternatively, they can be emailed to - mpps.jobs@kirkleeseducation.uk. 

The closing date is Monday 23 September 2019 at 12 noon. Please note that only correct and fully completed applications, submitted before the closing deadline, will be considered.

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