Vacancy – Caretaker

Start date Monday 12th October 2020
25 hrs/week – 52 weeks
Payscale H2 £18.562-19.312 p.a. (pro rata)
Closing date: 2nd October 2020

Layston School is in a beautiful rural situation on the outskirts of, and overlooking, Buntingford. The school is spacious and well resourced with a large school field and creative play areas. We have on site a forest school, wild life and pond area, and allotment.  We run a nurture group accredited by the National Nurture Group Association.

Our school is a co-educational, voluntary controlled, Church of England First School, with an age range of 4 to 9 years. The three pillars of Christian ethos, Forest School and Nurture underpin all we do enabling each child to reach their unique potential within our respectful and caring school community.

We are looking for a hardworking, honest, dependable, self-motivated person to join Layston C of E First School as soon as possible. The post is for one year initially with an option to become permanent. Duties will include premises management, maintenance (good standard of DIY skills essential), security of buildings and site, some cleaning duties ensuring the inside and outside environments are well maintained and meet Health and Safety requirements. The successful candidate will need to be flexible regarding working hours and have good communication skills in order to liaise with tradesmen and staff. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and there will be a need or the successful applicant to undertake and Enhanced DBS check. If you would like to discuss the role please call the school office on 01763 271235.

To apply please complete the support staff application form which can be found at . Applications can be sent to the school or emailed to