Moorside Infant and Junior School
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"As a result of good teaching, pupils learn quickly and can apply their skills across all subjects."

- 'Good' OFSTED REPORT 2017 - Moorside Junior School


We currently have the following vacancy:

Caretaker with Cleaning Responsibilities

Band C, Point 2 (£9.18 per hour)

Fixed Term to start Monday 1st April, or as soon as possible.

Moorside Infant and Junior Schools are situated on a large leafy site, with excellent outdoor facilities and provision. Taking our learning outside, is at the heart of our ever developing and growing curriculum. Our schools are on an exciting journey with a proposal in place to amalgamate onto one site. The fixed term contract will therefore be reviewed as part of the amalgamation.

We are a small team of friendly, dedicated and enthusiastic staff who are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Caretaker and Cleaner to enhance our environment.

Your duties will include key holding, stores ordering as well as ensuring outside areas are kept safe and clean. You will support the maintenance of the building by checking and replacing light fittings, assisting with minor repairs. DIY and replacing consumables. You will also have responsibility for cleaning some school areas. The school will require opening in the morning and closing at the end of the shift in the evening. This is a combined role involving caretaking, cleaning and maintenance. The hours for this role is 20 per week.

This role is not term-time only and Candidates must be willing to be flexible and be available to work during some of the school holidays. You will be entitled to 23 days holiday per year which must be taken during school holidays and in agreement with the Headteacher.

Moorside Infant and Junior Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Only applications submitted on the school’s application form will be considered. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Please e-mail or send your application to:  School Administrator, Moorside Junior School, Harrogate Road, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 1SU. Tel: (01765) 604208, email: [email protected]

Caretaker Application Form

Caretaker Job Description & Person Specification

Reviews from the Children

Year 6

“The best thing about this school is that our learning is fun and we have lots of trips to new places so we have many new experiences.”

Emily Year 5

“We get to go on great school trips.”

Year 2

“I can make hot chocolate in the woods.”

Year 6

“We learn to build shelters and climb trees.”

Angus Year 1

“I like playing football.”

Owen Year 1

“We get to play outside.”

Year 6

“I think the best thing about Moorside is we have a variety of specialised teachers for specific subjects.”

Freya Year 3

“We’ve got amazing teachers and the best art teacher, PE teachers and every teacher.”

Ben Year 4

“In the morning I'm really excited to see the teachers.”

Jack Year 6

“Your not treated as pupils – your treated as a family.”

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Head Teacher: Mrs C Rowett

School Contact: Please contact the School Office

General Email: [email protected]

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