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School Caretaker - Gillingham - Immediate start

Classic Education

£13 - £14 per hour

Gillingham, Kent

Fixed Term | Contract Hours



School Caretaker

Location: Gillingham / Medway

Are you passionate about ensuring a safe and clean learning environment for students?

Do you have strong maintenance skills and a proactive attitude?

We are currently seeking a dedicated School Caretaker to join our team at a reputable school located in Whitstable in Kent.

Job Responsibilities:

- Conduct regular inspections of the school premises to identify areas in need of maintenance, repairs, or improvements.

- Respond promptly to any maintenance requests or emergencies throughout the school day.

- Carry out general repairs, including plumbing, painting, carpentry, and electrical tasks.

- Assist with the setup of classrooms, meetings, and events, including furniture arrangement and equipment setup.

- Monitor and maintain the cleanliness of all school areas, including classrooms, hallways, restrooms, and outdoor spaces.

- Oversee the maintenance and operation of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems.

- Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations, conducting regular risk assessments and addressing any identified hazards.

- Keep accurate records of maintenance activities, including completed tasks and inventory management.


- Previous experience in building maintenance or a related field is preferred.

- Knowledge of general repair and maintenance tasks, including carpentry, plumbing, and electrical work.

- Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently.

- Excellent organisational and time management skills.

- Flexible work approach and ability to prioritise tasks effectively.

- Good communication skills and ability to interact with staff, students, and external contractors.

- Knowledge of health and safety regulations and willingness to ensure compliance in all areas.

- Physically fit and capable of performing manual labour tasks as required.

- Join a supportive and welcoming school community, where staff and students are respected and valued.

- Be part of a team committed to providing an outstanding educational environment.

- Competitive rates of pay & Flexible work patterns.

To apply for this position, please submit your CV highlighting your relevant experience and skills to the email address provided. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Note: This position requires an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. If you do not have one please be prepared to carry on out at registration.