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The Basildon Academies


We currently have a vacancy for a Full Time Caretaker.
Working 37 hours per week within a shift system to ensure cover between 6.00am and 10.00pm Monday - Friday, across 2 Academy sites. The shift time are as follows:

6am - 2pm
8am - 4pm
2pm - 10pm

Salary Band 2: £16,874 - £19,087 per annum.
Shift allowance £1816.44 per annum.

Working year is 52 weeks per year.

Reporting to a Senior Caretaker, and working within a team of 6, you will be a team player who takes pride in the appearance and maintenance of the Academy buildings and grounds. 

The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic, friendly, highly motivated and flexible individual who possesses general building maintenance and caretaking skills. 

You should have a good range of DIY skills such as decorating, minor plumbing and carpentry. You will have good communication skills as you will be liaising with contractors and tradesmen as well as students and staff. You should also have had previous experience of basic health & safety. The ability to undertake basic risk assessments would be preferred although training will be given. 

Duties may also include general cleaning, dealing with spillages, blockages, locking and unlocking the sites and any ad-hoc duties as required.  

Full driving licence and use of own car is essential as you may be required to attend the Academy sites outside of normal hours.  

To apply please complete the application form and return it to 

Closing Date: Friday 2nd August 2019 at midday
Role to commence: As soon as possible depending on successful candidate’s availability

The Basildon Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to CRB and health checks.