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Caretaker - New Oaks Primary


New Oaks primary 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

We have a fantastic opportunity for two caretakers to join our friendly site team. The main location of work will be at our Woodlands Road site. However, you may be required to carry out duties at the secondary school site on Gresham Road at times. The ideal candidate will be responsible for ensuring the cleanliness, 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.

We value our employees and offer excellent training and support along with a pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and other well-being benefits such as the use of the school Gym at our Gresham Road site. Employees of New Oaks Primary benefit from working within a supportive and friendly team who encourage one another’s professional development.

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. Social Media checks will be carried out on shortlisted candidates All positions are subject to the satisfactory completion of a 26 working week probation period.

Details of this post are available on the school’s website: 

Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact Rany Kalsi, HR Manager for an appointment on 0208 560 3569 (opt. 3).

If you believe you have what it takes to excel in this role and would like to join our friendly and supportive team, please complete and email the application form to

Closing Date:               9am on Tuesday 13th June 2023.

Interview Date:            Wednesday 21st June 2023                                   

Start Date:                   ASAP

Pay Scale:                    Hounslow Pay Scale 6

Actual Salary:              £22,687 to 24,238 per annum

Contract Type:             Part time and permanent.

Hours of work:             27.5 hours per week

                                       Post A – 07.00 to 13.00

                                       Post B – 12.00 to 18.00

Pre-employment          The successful candidate will need to attend a pre-employment induction on 21st July 2023


CV’s will not be accepted. No Agencies Please

Oaklands School,
Gresham Road, Hounslow,

0208 560 3569

Oaklands School,
Woodlands Road, Hounslow,

0208 560 3569