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Haberdashers' Elstree Schools





Posted: 29/03/2024

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Caretaker at Haberdashers' Elstree Schools

Who are Habs?

We are a diverse community, and we nurture a global perspective and a deep sense of responsibility for the world in which our pupils will lead and succeed. Our broad curriculum and co-curricular provision prepare pupils for success wherever their passion may take them. Ambition, Curiosity, Courage and Community are the core beliefs that we stand for here at Habs.

Join our team and unlock your potential!

Under the direction of the Site Manager you will respond to maintenance requests, resolving defects and enabling the events in the school calendars. You will liaise with external contractors as required and conduct duties to maintain a safe and secure site.


* Promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons for whom you are responsible and with whom you come into contact.

* Responding to maintenance requests, defect reports, and supporting the setting up of events and activities

* Marshalling of traffic at key times of the day, ensuring the safety of all pedestrians and road users

* Opening and locking up of the school site as required

* Liaising with the emergency services and responding to critical incidents as required

* Delivering mail and parcels around the school campus

* Ensuring the campus is kept tidy

* Driving of the school minibuses when required.

What We Look For:

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our dedicated team of caretakers.

What we are offering:

* Salary & Benefits: Up to £24,567

* Free use of the state-of-the-art sports centres, including fitness suite, swimming pool and squash courts

* A strong commitment to professional development, with a substantial budget for wholeschool training and individual courses

* Group Life Assurance (4 x salary)

* Free parking on site

* Tax free bicycles for work through the Cycle to Work Scheme

* Annual flu vaccination

* Employee Assistance Programme

Closing date: 16 April 2024

Applications will be reviewed as they arrive, and we reserve the right to close this vacancy sooner, please apply as soon as possible.

The Haberdashers’ Boys’ and Girls' Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced check. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children

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