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  • Closing date: 14 June 2019
  • Interview date: TBC
  • Job start date: 1 July 2019, negotiable
  • Contract: Permanent, Part-time, 52 weeks per year
  • Grade: £18,795 – £19,554 pro-rata
  • Hours of work: 5 hours per week (Flexible working)
  • Location of role: Kingham Primary School, Oxfordshire 
  • Contact e-mail address:

Job/person summary

Kingham Primary School is a one-form-entry primary school with a team of creative, inspirational and dedicated staff. We are seeking to appoint a cheerful, enthusiastic and motivated individual to take on the key role as a part-time Caretaker/handyperson.   

Responsibilities will include 

  • managing the heating, electrical and water systems 
  • maintenance of the premises, equipment and furnishings 
  • conducting health and safety, fire and water safety checks
  • carrying out repairs to the premises within the capability of the post holder
  • up-keeping of external areas in support of the grounds staff 
  • security of the premises.

 Full details of the role can be found in the Job Description.

The role begins in July 2019 and is for 5 hours a weeks – to be delivered as flexible working as determined by the school.  The position is for 52 weeks of the year with 25 days holiday (to be taken during normal school holidays).  

This is a Grade 5 post (point 05 – 07) £18,795- £19,554 pro-rata and it is permanent.

The successful candidate should have basic knowledge of plumbing, joinery, electrical and decorating. 

The successful candidate would ideally have a good working knowledge of building maintenance / facilities management in a school setting.

Application procedure

Visits are very much encouraged and welcomed. Please contact Mrs Harriet Gallimore, the Office Manager, on 01608 658366 to make an appointment. 

If you wish to apply for this post please complete an application form which is available from the school website. Before submitting your application, please ensure that your referees are aware that you have applied for this vacancy as we may request references before inviting people to interview. When naming your referees please write their full name and title along with their address, telephone number and email address. We always contact referees via email to conserve time, so they need to watch out for our request. Please ensure your first referee is your current employer.

Kingham Primary School adheres to the ‘Safer Recruitment’ criteria and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Completed applications should be sent by email to: 

Closing date: 14 June 2019, 12 noon
Interviews: TBC