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Caretaker (Part-Time)

 Caretaker (Part time)

                          Oaklands School                                      

Oaklands is an outstanding special school serving the London Borough of Hounslow that provides specialist education to students with severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple difficulties and autism. We have a Primary school (New Oaks) and a Secondary school (High Oaks). We are based across two different sites with both our school buildings offering state of the art facilities for our students. Based upon the secondary school premises is an independent SEN college.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a part time caretaker to join us for two days per week. The main location of work will be at our Gresham Road site, however you may be required to carry out duties at the primary school site on Woodlands Road at times. The ideal candidate will be responsible for ensuring the security and maintenance of the school building. Responsibilities will include ensuring maintenance of the plant, facilities and fabric of the school building and the grounds of the school; Dealing with helpdesk tickets and promoting Health and Safety to staff, students and visitors at all times. You must have GCSEs (or equivalent) in both English and Maths. A NVQ level 3 qualification is desirable.

Oaklands is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work at the school is expected to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory fully enhanced DBS check and references being received. All positions are subject to the satisfactory completion of a 26 working week probation period.

Details of this post are available on the Oaklands schools website:

Visits to the college are welcomed. Please contact Rany Kalsi, HR Manager for an appointment on 0208 560 3569 (option 3)

If you believe you have what it takes and would like to join our friendly and supportive team, please complete and email the application form to  Please ensure that you explain clearly in your application how you meet the person specification.

Closing Date:          9am on Friday 14th October 2022

Start Date:              As soon as possible

Interview Date:      Thursday 20th October 2022                           

Pay Scale:               Hounslow Pay Scale 4 to Scale 5 

Scale 5 will only be considered for those who have a level 3 NVQ qualification or equivalent.

Actual Salary:        £9,425 to 10,868 per annum

Contract Type:       Part time and permanent to work on Thursdays and Fridays only.

Hours of work:       14½ per week; actual working times to be confirmed.

Applicants must be willing to work weekends when required.

CVs will not be accepted.  No Agencies Please

Oaklands School,
Gresham Road, Hounslow,

0208 560 3569

Oaklands School,
Woodlands Road, Hounslow,

0208 560 3569