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School Keeper

Vacancy Summary
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School
Scale 4, points 7
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School
Working Pattern:
Part Time
35 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
25/02/2022 at 12:00
Vacancy Description

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School

St Mary’s Lane


Essex RM14 2QB

Tel: 01708 220277

Email: office@st-josephs.havering.sch.uk

Head Teacher: Mrs Bernadette Matthews


School Keeper

Hours: 35 hrs/week x 52 weeks per year

Grade: Scale 4, Point 7

Salary: Pro rata salary of £22,356 p.a. (FTE £22,995 p.a)

Required from 19th April or earlier


We invite applications from an enthusiastic and committed person who will take pride in how the school looks and functions. The successful applicant will:

  • be responsible for the security and maintenance of the whole school site;
  • contribute to the school’s objectives of achieving greater value for money in the maintenance and day to day running of the buildings and site;
  • be proactive and well-motivated;
  • possess good people skills;
  • have an understanding of health & safety issues and a basic knowledge of ICT;

Duties will include:

  • day to day running of the school site;
  • implementing health & safety;
  • general DIY & building maintenance;
  • portering;
  • an overview of grounds maintenance;
  • dealing with contractors;
  • day to day monitoring of the work of a team of cleaners and a section of cleaning;
  • knowledge of building regulations;
  • managing workloads;
  • being available for school and PFA events in the evenings and also for our Summer and Christmas Fayres which are held on Saturdays.


Please apply online, taking into account the job profile and person specification which are attached to this advert. 

Visits to the school are encouraged. Please phone to make an appointment: 01708 220277

Closing date for applications: Friday 25th February 2022

Interviews:  Week beginning Monday 28th February 2022

Equal Opportunities
We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all. Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The protection of our students from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our school, superseding any other considerations. Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education Keeping Children Safe in Education (2021) guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability. Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the Council.
How to apply

To apply, please visit https://ats-haveringschools.jobsgopublic.com and submit your application by clicking the 'Apply Online' link below.

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