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Assistant School Keeper

Vacancy Summary
Squirrels Heath Infant School
Grade 2-3, points 14-17
Squirrels Heath Infant School
Working Pattern:
Part Time
20 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
18/10/2017 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

Squirrels Heath Infant and Junior Schools

Salisbury Road, Romford, Essex RM2 5TP

Tel: 01708 446476


Permanent Assistant School Keeper

Grade: Grade 2-3, point 14-17 depending on experience

Salary: £18,657 - £19,623 pro rata (£9,243 - £9,722 per annum, actual salary)

Hours: 20 hours per week with additional overtime and lettings as required

Closing date: 12.00pm 18th October 2017

Interview date: 20th October 2017


We wish to appoint a highly motivated, caring and committed person to work in our friendly and supportive schools, assisting our School Keeper to make sure that the schools sites are safe, secure and ready for use by pupils, staff and other school users. The person we are looking for should be flexible, self-motivated and able to use their own initiatve, taking pride in their work.

The successful candidate must have good general maintenance skills and some knowledge of Health & Safety legislation and procedures would be desirable.

The main responsibilities of an Assistant School Keeper would usually include:

  • Locking and unlocking of the schools
  • Cleaning, including cleaning at height
  • Emergency repairs
  • Site safety and security
  • Portering, which may include heavy lifting
  • Monitoring the use of the school site by other people
  • Lettings in addition to working hours

We can offer a supportive team of staff dedicated to the care and development of all pupils in a safe and happy environment.

We can offer you:

  • Brilliant pupils, eager to attend school and engage with learning
  • A friendly and supportive staff
  • Good opportunities for CPD

Squirrels Heath Infant and Junior Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share in this commitment. All staff are required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Natalie Starns on 01708 446476 to make an appointment,

Please apply online. Should you experience any technical difficulty please contact Education HR on 01708 431636.

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’ (July 2015) 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 online please visit https://ats-haveringschools.jobsgopublic.com