School Caretaker

,London Hackney

School Caretaker

February 22d - July 16 2021

Hourly Rate: £14 - £16 / hour

Sanza Teaching Agency are working exclusively with a large primary school in Hackney to secure a Caretaker. The successful candidate must have experience within a similar role in a school setting. The role is full time and pays £14-£16 per hour (£20,000- £24,000).

The purpose of the role:

  • To ensure the general security of the school premises and grounds.
  • To ensure the school is a safe and secure environment.
  • To carry out first line/minor repairs and maintenance.
  • To undertake porterage duties
  • Undertake lettings duties.

Your duties will include responsibility of the following:


  1. To be a main key holder to enable the routine and non-routine opening and closing of school buildings and grounds, including carrying out security procedures during normal working hours.
  2. Providing safe and adequate access to the school and classrooms during inclement weather, e.g. flooding, snow, etc. To clear and salt paths when necessary.
  3. Preventing trespass and unauthorised parking on the school premises.


  1. To clean areas requested when the need arises during the day.
  2. To maintain high standards of hygiene and ensure that spilt body fluids are cleaned up in a safe and hygienic manner as necessary.

General Maintenance

  1. Carrying out first line/minor repairs and maintenance which are not beyond the scope of a competent DIY person.
  2. Directing contractors to the sites of repair and maintenance work and monitoring the work of contractors under instructions from the SBM/Site Manager.
  3. Carrying out specified procedures in the event of fire, flood, breaking and entering, accident or major damage.
  4. Checking light bulbs, fluorescent tubes etc. are working and replace as necessary.
  5. Ensuring that all caretaking equipment is in a safe and efficient working condition.
  6. Reporting repairs or maintenance work required at the school which is beyond the competence of the caretaking staff, making sure the SBM/Site Manager are informed.
  7. To ensure that the day-to-day running and maintenance of the premises avoids wastage and is efficient.


  1. Ordering and taking delivery of stores, materials and other goods and storing them.
  2. Moving furniture, equipment and any items delivered to the school etc around school premises as requested
  3. Setting out and clearing away of lunchtime chairs and tables as appropriate.
  4. Setting up chairs / staging as required for assemblies and whole school events

By registering with SANZA Teaching Agency, we can offer you:

  • We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
  • We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 30 to be exact! That's 23 more than our next nearest competitor
  • Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a brilliant bonus!
  • Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
  • Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
  • Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
  • Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

For more information about this role, please contact Stephanie Watson @ SANZA Teaching Agency on 020 78456240 or email your CV to

SANZA Teaching Agency is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At SANZA you will have access to 30 fully certified CPD courses, that's 23 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you, to ensure we have a thorough understanding of your career goals and work hard on your behalf to secure you positions with great rates of pay ( all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request) and plenty of development opportunities. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - SANZA Teaching Agency are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: SWL-KT-012021_1611428982
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2021-01-23
  • Location: Hackney ,London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2021-02-20
  • SANZA Recruitment
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