Caretaker - Level 2

Caretaker Level 2, Grade 3 Special/Additional needs
Salary £17,173 pro rata Full-time (all year round 35 hours per week) permanent post
The Prospere Learning Trust vision is to provide exceptional education for children from any background so that they become happy, confident adults. The Prospere Trust is committed to fully comprehensive education and working in and around Greater Manchester to provide inspiring, memorable schooling for all its students.
Pioneer House High School, part of the Prospere Learning Trust is a school for pupils aged 11 – 19 years with severe learning difficulties.  This rapidly developing, innovative school will offer the post holders ample opportunities for skill development and progression.
We are looking to appoint a full time Caretaker to work under the direction of the Lead Caretaker and the senior leadership team within the school.  You will be required to assist in the provision of maintenance and security services on the school premises and site.  You will undertake and maintain the cleanliness and physical appearance of the building and the grounds.  In the absence of the lead caretaker you will manage cleaning and ensure this is done in accordance with specification.  You will be a responsible Key holder and ensure security of the premises, grounds and its contents including monitoring CCTV where appropriate.
You will be joining a committed and supportive team which can offer the opportunity to develop and enhance your skills through training and support.  The successful candidate may be asked to work across schools within the Trust.
Candidates will be shortlisted against the person specification for the post.  We would expect you to have good literacy and numeracy skills.  Caretaking/site-keeping experience in a school or similar environment and knowledge of Health & Safety and hygiene procedures and precautions is desirable.
Only applications submitted on the school’s application form will be considered.  CVs will not be accepted.  References will be requested prior to interview.  No telephone calls or emails from agencies please.
Further details are available from the school’s website
Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview and will be given the opportunity to have a look around the school on the day. 
Pioneer House High School is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check.  We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.