Caretaker / Facilities Manager

Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Date Posted: 26 Feb 2024
  1. School Caretaker
£12.45 - £14.89 per hour
  1. Long-term

Caretaker / Facilities Manager

Chesterfield, Derbyshire
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Temporary Caretaker - Part-Time (25 hours/week)

Location: North Chesterfield Suburb (Easily accessible from Chesterfield, South Sheffield, and parts of Rotherham)

Working Hours: 7:00 am - 9:30 am and 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm (Monday to Friday)

Duration: Temporary, Start ASAP


We are seeking a reliable and experienced individual to join our team as a Temporary Caretaker for a small primary school in a north Chesterfield suburb. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining a clean, safe, and well-functioning environment within the school premises.

Key Duties:

  1. Facilities Management: Oversee the general maintenance and cleanliness of the school buildings and grounds.

  2. Security: Ensure the security and safety of the premises, reporting any issues promptly.

  3. Minor Repairs: Conduct minor repairs and liaise with contractors for larger maintenance tasks.

  4. Health and Safety: Implement and adhere to health and safety regulations within the school premises.

  5. Flexible Schedule: Work a flexible schedule of 25 hours per week, split between morning and afternoon shifts.


  • Proven experience as a facilities manager, caretaker, or in a similar role.
  • Ability to handle minor repairs and maintenance tasks.
  • Strong organisational and time-management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • DBS registered to the update service, or willingness to apply for one.


  • Competitive hourly rate.
  • Opportunity to work in a supportive and community-oriented school environment.
  • Convenient location easily accessible from Chesterfield, South Sheffield, and parts of Rotherham.

Application Process:

To apply for this role, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience. The school will be advertising this position on a permanent basis at some point. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

We look forward to welcoming a dedicated and skilled individual to our school community.

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