School Caretaker

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Date Posted: 16 Jan 2024
  1. School Caretaker
  1. Long-term

School Caretaker

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Job Title: School Caretaker

Location: Sheffield

Hours: Full-time (7.30am-3.30pm) or Split Shifts (7.30am-11.00am and 2.15pm-6.00pm)

Start Date: Immediate


Tradewind Recruitment are seeking a reliable and dedicated individual to join a primary school in Sheffield as a School Caretaker. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth running of the school environment, contributing to the overall safety and well-being of students, staff, and visitors.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Key Holder Responsibilities:

    • Open and close the school premises securely.
    • Respond to alarm call-outs outside regular working hours when necessary.
  2. Repairs and Maintenance:

    • Carry out minor repairs and maintenance tasks around the school premises.
    • Report and liaise with external contractors for more extensive repairs.
  3. Health and Safety Checks:

    • Conduct regular health and safety inspections to identify and address potential hazards.
    • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations and policies.
  4. Grounds Maintenance:

    • Maintain the cleanliness and tidiness of the school grounds.
    • Manage waste disposal in accordance with environmental guidelines.
  5. Security:

    • Monitor and control access to the premises, ensuring the security of the school buildings.
    • Assist with implementing and maintaining security systems.


  • Previous experience in a caretaker or facilities management role is desirable.
  • Knowledge of basic maintenance tasks and health and safety regulations.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills.
  • Flexibility to work full-time or split shifts as required.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience to Tradewind Recruitment today. We look forward to hearing from you!

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