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School Job Vacancies

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School name:
Garswood Primary School
School address:
Hamilton Road Garswood Nr Wigan WN4 0SF Tel: 01744 678290
Job title:
People's Services
From: 18426 To: 18426
37 hours per week
Closing date:



Hours: Mon – Fri - 7am – 11.30am and 2.35pm – 5.35pm

Flexibility is vital in order to meet the requirements of the school.

Hours apply during term time and school holiday periods.

Post holder will be entitled to 23 days holiday during designated school holiday periods.

We are looking to appoint a hard-working, honest, dependable, self-motivated person who will provide a key role in maintaining our school site, to ensure a welcoming and safe environment for the whole school community.

Duties and responsibilities include:

Overall security of the school premises
Compliance with all safeguarding policies and procedures
The main point of contact in an emergency call out situation
Returning to school between shifts
Upkeep and general care of the school including any necessary cleaning internal and external
Ability to carry out minor repairs
General porterage duties and moving of furniture
Carry out and record necessary checks and maintain Health and Safety records
Undertake duties in relation to fire safety and maintenance
Ensuring site safety during inclement weather
Supporting the maintenance of property and grounds including liaising with contractors
Monitor site stock and order supplies
Report to Governors termly on Health and Safety matters
Understand and implement systems to ensure the schools energy is efficiently managed
Facilitate lettings as required – sometimes during the weekend/evenings when attendance and
securing of the site will be expected
Comply with all St Helens Council Health and Safety requirements

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

This post is subject to satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure Certificate.

Closing date Monday 3rd June, 2019. Shortlisting will take place by the 10th June, 2019.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by telephone following this to arrange an interview time. Interviews will consist of a written task and a formal interview.

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