School Caretaker

Salary is competitive plus benefits
21 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Al-Khair Foundation is a UK registered charity working to deliver humanitarian and development projects worldwide. The Facilities Department (consisting of 6 staff currently) and based in Croydon, CR0, is responsible for all facilities management, health and safety and premises aspects of the organisation’s work and its local environment within the UK. The portfolio currently consists of 15 premises, including 3 offices, 6 shops, 3 schools and 3 TV studios.

We are looking for a School Caretaker to be responsible for the security, safety, cleanliness and general maintenance of Al-Khair Primary School in Croydon. The post-holder will have previous experience working within a school as a caretaker and will be used to carrying out a variety of different duties in facilities, amenities and health and safety activities to ensure a safe and comfortable environment is provided.

Normal school hours are from 8.00am to 4.00pm, Monday to Friday, and term-time is 35 weeks per year. This is a full-time vacancy and as the registered main key holder, the School Caretaker is expected to open / close, unlock and lock school gates and buildings each day and be available to attend the school out of hours to deal with security issues, make emergency repairs or allow access to contractors who may be required on site.

Salary is competitive and the benefits offered include, 23 days annual leave, plus 2 days for Eid if they fall on a normal work day, occupational pension scheme with NEST, interest free season ticket loan for parking or public transport to work, E-learning training platform and Employee Assistance Programme offering 24/7 assistance on health, personal or financial matters.

To apply, please send a CV and cover letter confirming salary expectations and suitability for the role to

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, faith or disability. Only candidates with the right to work in the UK will be considered. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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