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School Keeper

Vacancy Summary
Sanders School
Scale 3, points 5-6
Sanders School
Working Pattern:
Full Time
30 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
23/01/2020 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

Sanders School

Suttons Lane, Hornchurch, RM12 6RT

Tel: 01708 443068

Email: enquiries@sandersschool.org.uk

Website: sandersschool.org.uk

Twitter: @SchoolSanders


School Keeper

Hours: 36 working hours per week x 52 weeks per year

Salary: Scale 3 (pt 5-6). Actual salary £21,591 to £21,981 p.a.

Start Date: Required ASAP


We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, conscientious and self-motivated person who would like to provide a key role in maintaining our school site, to ensure a welcoming and safe environment for the whole school community.

You will be working as part of our Site Team but will also be required to work independently.

Duties will include:

  • Lock and unlock the school and carry out security checks on the building
  • Maintenance of property and grounds to a high standard including liaising with contractors
  • Minor repairs such as carpentry, plumbing, PAT testing, painting and cleaning
  • General portering duties
  • Willingness to attend training courses including Health and Safety and First Aid
  • Cover for lettings, which will be paid as overtime 

Shifts will be 6am-2pm and 10am-6pm and will be on a rota basis.

Previous experience is not necessary as training will be provided. The successful candidate will be required to act as a key holder.

You will have access to the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to the Schools Advisory Service that offers a range of wellbeing services that includes physiotherapy, weight management classes, counselling services, medical checks and many more.


If you would like further information on the role or would like to arrange a visit to the school please contact Mrs. Tara Barrett, Trust Business Manager on 01708-776102 or tbarrett@sfaet.co.uk

Please apply online or visit our website www.sandersschool.org.uk.

References will be sought for shortlisted candidates prior to interview. You should refer to the job description for this post when evidencing your suitability.

Closing date:  23rd January 2020

Interviews:    31st January 2020


We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expect all our staff to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS check will be obtained by the school.

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’ (September 2018) 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
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