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Apprentice Caretaker/Site keeper


Employer: Our Lady & St Joseph Catholic Primary School
Salary: £185 a week
Working Week: Monday - FridayFlexible - shifts including early 5am – 1.30pm and late lock up 11am-7pm. Starting hours will be 9 – 5pm.
Total Hours Per Week: 35
Location: Tower Hamlets, LONDON
Apprenticeship Duration: 18 Months
Possible Start Date: 15/10/2023
Date Posted: 20/09/2023
Positions: 1 available

Apprenticeship Summary

Carry out routine tasks, as directed. Typical tasks include:

  • Taking action to ensure that the buildings and grounds are cleaned to a high level of cleanliness and appearance; to be proactive in relation to this matter.
  • Routine repairs are actioned promptly and efficiently
  • Deliveries are received and forwarded appropriately
  • Porterage duties as required and particularly the laying out of the furniture and other equipment for timetabled activities without direct instruction.
  • Where applicable, carrying out some cleaning work using machinery, or otherwise, as and when necessary.
  • Emptying of litter bins and playground bins. Disposal of all rubbish and cleanliness of bin store.
  • Gardening duties
  • Painting duties
  • Emergency cleaning in the absence of cleaning staff

Participate as appropriate in the school’s agreed Performance Management Programme

Demonstrate a commitment to own continuing professional development, through participation in appropriate training.

Maintain awareness of and comply with all relevant school policies – particularly any matters relating to Confidentiality, Safeguarding, Health & Safety and Equal Opportunities. Undertake any additional duties or responsibilities as reasonably directed by the Headteacher, School Business Manager and Premises Manager commensurate with the scope and grade of the post.

Requirements and Prospects

Numerate and literate with ICT skills or ability to learn ICT skills.


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