Caretaker x 2
Required for September 2019
Full time, all year round
£17,502 to £19,692 FTE plus benefits
Oxford High School are seeking Caretakers to ensure the provision of an efficient and effective site facilities service and a safe, pleasant environment for the organisations which hire our premises.
You will be a key member of the premises team at our lively independent school, working across three sites and reporting to the Premises Manager.
Your caretaking duties will include supporting the Premises Manager with ensuring that all the school sites are maintained to an exceptional standard. This will include property maintenance, setting up events, ensuring a tidy appearance of the school and assisting in the day-to-day maintenance of the premises, furnishings and grounds.
The successful candidate will have a sound knowledge of security and emergency procedures, good maintenance skills and experience of providing routine preventative maintenance. You will have the ability to work effectively on your own initiative as well as in collaboration with other teams. Your excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to young people, parents, colleagues and external agencies will set you apart.
Both positions are full-time, working 36 hours per week. One position works Monday to Friday and a degree of flexibility is required between the hours of 11:30-22:30 and weekends to meet the needs of the busy school calendar.
The other role is working Monday to Friday 17:30-22:30 and Sunday 10:00-21:00 and will also require a degree of flexibility to meet the needs of the busy school calendar.
About Oxford High School:
Since its foundation over 140 years ago in the heart of Oxford’s historic city centre, Oxford High School has been innovative and pioneering in its approach to girls’ education.
As an employee of Oxford High School, you will benefit from joining the Girls’ Day School Trust, which is recognised by Best Companies as one of the top 100 not-for-profit employers in the UK and is proud to be accredited as a Living Wage employer.
As well as our commitment to girls’ education, we are committed to investing in our staff’s personal development through training and learning initiatives and via the GDST network.
As part of the Girls’ Day School Trust, the leading and largest group of independent girls’ schools in the UK, we offer a variety of benefits, which include:
• Competitive salaries and pay progression
• Access to extensive professional development opportunities
• Training grants for qualifications
• Generous pension schemes
• Free life assurance benefit
• Free school lunches
• A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
For further details and to apply please send your CV and covering letter in the first instance to the Headmaster, Dr Philip Hill, by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
Successful candidates will be required to complete an application form before interview.
The closing date for applications is 9 am Monday 19th August 2019.
Interview Date: Friday 23rd August 2019.
For a Job Description of the role please visit the Oxford High School website.
Oxford High School and the GDST (Charity No 306983) are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.