School Caretaker / Site Supervisor


MR SS 854654


Building & Engineering, Caretakers, Contracts Management, Education, Engineer, Estates Manager, Facilities Management, Facilities Managers, Health & Safety, Other, Other, Premises Officers /Managers, Primary School, Project Management, School Managers, Site Manager


£28,000 Per Annum


+ bens


Radlett, Hertfordshire

Contract Type:


We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the building and facilities sector. We have an excellent opportunity for a School Caretaker who will be responsible for the upkeep, general maintenance, safety and security of the buildings, grounds and outdoor equipment, instructing staff and organising 3rd party contractors as necessary.

School Caretaker Core Duties

  • To instruct and supervise maintenance staff
  • Undertake general repairs and maintenance and generally upkeep the buildings, and site to
  • ensure that they are maintained to a high standard
  • Plan and carry out duties in an efficient, tidy and safe way in compliance with NAS H&S
  • Prioritise and plan repairs to minimise inconvenience and disruption
  • Be pro-active in identifying maintenance issues/defects and act to minimise cost
  • Promptly record and report any defects electronically beyond skill level so that external

contractors can carry out repairs

  • Carry out planned and regular maintenance such as emergency lighting, fire alarm and legionella checks in accordance with NAS guidelines
  • Facilitate maintenance work by specialist contractors and supervise to ensure H&S compliance
  • Attend out of hours, or remain on site, to carry out emergency/urgent repairs
  • Carry out repairs to furniture, fixtures and fittings, and minor redecorations projects
  • Responsible for Unlocking and Locking premises as required
  • Ensure the site and buildings are always kept tidy by ensuring excess building materials are removed promptly and disposed of correctly
  • Maintain tools and equipment and ensure they are kept in good working order and secure when not in use
  • Identify requirements and maintain adequate stocks of essential parts/materials securely
  • Assist with relocation/moving of furniture and equipment as required
  • Carry out regular vehicle maintenance checks and report/organise repairs

School Caretaker’s Skills Required

  • Relevant practical skill qualification such as City & Guilds (eg joinery & carpentry)
  • Able to demonstrate relevant experience in building general repair and maintenance
  • Able to demonstrate good practical skills in building general repair and maintenance
  • Able to communicate effectively with staff and suppliers/contractors
  • Full UK Driving Licence

School Caretaker’s Key Experience

  • Performing vehicle maintenance checks (desirable)
  • Managing a maintenance team
  • Dealing with contractors and suppliers

Are you enthusiastic about the School Caretaker’s job? Send us your CV in word format today