Caretaker - #562274

CHS South


Date: 1 week ago
City: Manchester
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
CHS South

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Caretaker to join our highly committed Site Team at CHS South. The successful applicant will be a team player and will have the ability to communicate well with staff and pupils at all levels.


This is a Grade 3, permanent, full time role working 35 hours per week all year round across both Chorlton High School and CHS South. The working pattern will be agreed with the successful applicant.


About CHS South


CHS South, a Prospere Learning Trust school, is an 11-16 eight-form entry, mixed, comprehensive school opened in conjunction with Chorlton High School. Our school provides a full capacity of 1200 in our brand new building which opened in September 2021.


Our school intent:


CREATIVE: An education where imagination, curiosity and resilience enable us to ignite our learning.


HAPPY: A shared belief that optimism, empathy and responsibility are the foundations for a respectful, safe and inclusive community.


SUCCESSFUL: Individuals who are ready to learn, practise being reflective, and are motivated to become champions.


Please follow this link to see information about our school and site: https://www.chssouth.org.uk/about-us/location-and-facilities. Further information about our school and our offer can also be found in the candidate brochure below.


Main purpose of the job:


To provide maintenance and security services on school sites and premises under the instruction/guidance of appropriate senior staff


To be a responsible Key holder and ensure security of the premises, grounds and its contents including monitoring CCTV or surveillance equipment where appropriate


To undertake and maintain the cleanliness and physical appearance/environment of the designated site – inside and out, including maintenance of specialist facilities and equipment following appropriate training, where applicable


To manage designated site staff and ensure that cleaning is carried out by contractors in accordance with specification


To act as a first aider for the school.


Key relationships:


All members of staff, students, governors, trustees, parents, contractors and external suppliers


Working for us:


Great schools thrive because of the great people in them.


Prospere Learning Trust offers a variety of employee benefits, including;



  • a commitment to continuous professional development for all colleagues

  • membership to Bupa Level 1 Health Plan which allows employees to claim money back for a range of health expenses such as prescriptions and dental treatments

  • access to counselling, financial, legal and personal advice provided through either our free Bupa or Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) including confidential 24 hour support

  • Cyclescheme access

  • Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) contributions and Teacher Pension Scheme (TPS) contributions


The closing date for this application is Sunday 4th December 2022 with interviews to take place thereafter.


Applying to work for us


Applications will only be accepted on the TES application form and references will be applied for at the shortlisting stage. Applications may not be considered if they are incomplete. We cannot accept CV's. We encourage early applications and reserve the right to close this vacancy before the closing date if we receive a high volume of applicants.


Please note that new guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 requires us to carry out an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates. This to enable us to identify any incidents or issues which have happened and are publicly available online which we might want to explore at interview. Once shortlisting has taken place, this search will be carried out for all candidates who will attend an interview.


All applicants must be permitted to work in the UK and hold a relevant work permit where necessary. This is not a role in which the Trust sponsors a visa application. If you have lived or worked outside of the UK in the last 5 years, the Trust will also require additional information in order to comply with safer recruitment requirements. Any job offer will be conditional on the satisfactory completion of the necessary pre-employment checks and receipt of satisfactory references.


Safeguarding Children


All schools within the Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.


Equality Statement


At Prospere Learning Trust we are committed to creating a community of belonging. This means we continually celebrate the diverse communities within our schools and the communities we serve. As an equal opportunity employer, 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.


If you would prefer to request a manual application pack, or should you require any additional support in completing your application, please feel free to contact us on 0161 527 7953 or via e-mail at [email protected]




Please note that you are wholly responsible for fact checking in respect of the information provided by schools. Please also check for the latest visa and work permit requirements that may apply. Tes is not responsible for the content of advertisements or the policies adopted by advertising schools. Tes asks that all schools follow Tes' Fair Recruitment Policy.

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