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Caretaker Assistant Apprentice Sir William Stanier Community School

Maintain the security of school premises and contents – Job Holder deputies for Caretaker as a registered key holder. Ensure that lighting and heating systems are maintained in good working condition. Carry out cleaning of designated areas and monitor the cleaning carried out by contractors on a day to day basis.

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Closing date: 07 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Exact working shifts to be agreed upon at interview. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    05 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Receive delivery of supplies, furniture and parcels into the school; ensure correct distribution to the appropriate department/classroom/teacher.

Liaise with contractors and monitor work being carried out by them.

Monitor cleaning of building and ensure work is carried out in accordance with the specification.

Undertake designated cleaning duties during term time and carry out cleaning operations during school closure periods. Maintain the grounds in a clean and tidy condition; remove accumulated internal and external waste, sweep the grounds using mechanical or other means.

Monitor the conditions of the school’s sanitary provisions for both staff and pupils. Ensure safe storage and use of cleaning materials, in accordance with the requirements of COSHH.

Check the heating installation daily during the heating season. Monitor the use of water, gas, oil and electricity.

Under the direction of the Caretaker, maintain general fire precautions and security at the school; unlocking and unlocking the school premises, setting and disarming security and fire alarm systems and other security measures, etc.

Notwithstanding the detail in this job description, the jobholder will undertake such work as may be determined as necessary by the Trust.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • No previous experience is required, but evidence of an interest in this area is desirable
  • Candidate will need to be able to verbally communicate with colleagues, including teachers

Personal qualities

  • Hands on
  • Hard working
  • Willing to learn

Desired qualifications

A good standard of maths and English is desirable

Future prospects

Full time position for the right candidate after successful completion of apprenticeship.

About the employer

We are a values-led school, centred on helping our children achieve to the highest standards in all aspects of their lives.

Our values of Opportunity, Community and Courage shape our everyday experience. We create and take our opportunities, we support and look after our community and we show courage in all things.


Sir William Stanier Community School


Sir William Stanier Community Schoo

Coronation Street



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Macclesfield College


Maxim Business Training 01625410000

Level 2 Property Maintenance Operative Apprenticeship Qualification

Apprenticeship standard

Property maintenance operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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