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Caretaker - TEACH Poole

Job Introduction

‘TEACH Poole’ Multi-Academy Trust

Ad Astra Infant School 

Haymoor Junior School 

Canford Heath Infant School 

Canford Heath Junior School


Salary Grade F (Point 12 - 17) £26,421 - £28,770 pro-rata

(Actual Salary £14,281.62 - £15,551.35)

20 hours per week – 52 weeks per year

Shift Pattern
Week one: 7:00 am – 11:00 am
Week two: 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Permanent - required ASAP

The TEACH Poole Multi Academy Trust was formed in April 2015.  All four of our wonderful schools are graded as good or outstanding schools by Ofsted. We are extremely popular, over-subscribed, forward-thinking schools with supportive staff and fantastic children.
We are looking to recruit a new dedicated member of staff to join our Trust Estates team to work alongside the Estates Manager and caretakers across our four schools. The successful candidate will be employed by the Trust as a whole, and will work under the direction of the Estates Manager. 

The successful candidate will:

  • Work within the Estates team to keep the school safe for our children and staff 
  • Be responsible for maintaining the high standards of safety and appearance of the school and its grounds on a daily basis 
  • Undertake general maintenance and work around the school to a high standard
  • Be responsible for locking and unlocking and the security of the school grounds

If you:

  • Are keen, well organised and hard working 
  • Work well in a team 
  • Are able to bring energy and enthusiasm to the role
  • Have experience or skills in general maintenance or craftmanship

We can offer you:

  • Fun, friendly and supportive staff who get on well together
  • Rights’ Respecting pupils with excellent attitudes to learning and outstanding behaviour
  • Superb opportunities and specialist training for career professional development within our Trust
  • A fantastic induction programme
  • Enviable support at all levels, and a proactive approach to staff well-being, work-life balance and care for each person as an individual, including the ability to take time off during term time
  • Beautiful school grounds and welcoming learning environments
  • Highly competitive rates of pay and excellent pension contributions by the Trust.

Experience of working within a school in a role such as this is desirable, but not essential.

Please contact the HR department on 01202 380015 if you would like a tour of the schools or for more information. 

Applications should be made online via My New Term at, We do not accept CV applications.

Closing date: Sunday 14th July 2024 

Interviews: Thursday 18th July 2024

Personal information provided by candidates will be securely filed electronically and password protected, with paper copies locked in filing cabinets in a locked office. They will not be released to third parties outside the school without the consent of the person concerned, except where there is a legal requirement to do so. If the application does not proceed, the data will be securely disposed of after 6 months. Any concerns regarding data gathered in the recruitment process should be directed to the Data Manager – Hayley Hemmings at 

These schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Rigorous checks will be undertaken of the successful applicant’s background credentials including an enhanced DBS check. Online searches will be undertaken on all shortlisted candidates. Suitability to work with children will be explored at interview.

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