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Salary details: £10,260 - £10,931 ( Grade 7 )

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Ref: ED 18536


Nields J I & N School, Nields Road, Slaithwaite, Huddersfield, HD7 5HT

Place of Work:


Contract Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: 52 Weeks (Including Holiday Entitlement)

Appointment type:

Hours per Week: 17½

Closing date: 26 February 2019

Provisional Interview Date:

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To commence as soon as possible.

We 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 hard working 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.
    • 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 Monday to Friday (6:30am – 8.00am and 3:30pm – 5:30pm). 

Nields Junior, Infant and Nursery 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.  Visits to the school are encouraged – these can be arranged by contacting the school office (Tel: 01484 842154).  Please note that only correct and fully completed application forms will be considered. For more information about the school please visit our website https://nieldsprimary-kgfl.secure-dbprimary.com/kgfl/primary/nieldsprimary

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

Application forms should be returned to the Headteacher at the school either by email office.nields@kirkleeseducation.uk or by post to the school address at the top of the page, by 26 February 2019.