School Caretaker

** School Caretaker Vacancy in Watford

** Regular training opportunities!!

** Fantastic Primary Schools based in Watford

** Immediate start

** Temp to Perm


Active Recruitment are working closely with Primary Schools based in Watford who are looking to appoint Caretakers to start ASAP. The successful candidates will be responsible for the day-to-day maintenance across the school. You will have basic DIY skills, be able to drive, be confident in documenting and logging details with basic IT skills.


You should be willing to undertake all basic school tasks including opening and closing the premises, keyholding, security, maintenance, gardening and decoration.


Days: Monday – Friday


Duties will be:

  • To undertake general maintenance.
  • To be aware of responsibilities under the School’s child protection policy and to be able to report any concerns to the Head.
  • To have knowledge of the School’s Health and Safety Policy in relation to caretaking duties.
  • To be a keyholder for the School and to help open the site in the mornings ready for the start of the school day.
  • To support the smooth running of the School by helping with practical arrangements relating to day to day running of the School and special events.
  • To provide equipment needed for school events such as assemblies, parents’ evening, staff meetings and training days.
  • To help with lunch arrangements by putting up and taking down tables/benches in the School Hall.
  • To move deliveries around the site when necessary.
  • To ensure that any litter is cleared promptly.
  • To assist with the safekeeping and maintenance of School tools and equipment.


What you will get in return

  • Strong leadership and a commitment to personal development.
  • On-site parking
  • A friendly and supportive staff team
  • Competitive rates of pay


Active Recruitment LTD is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants are subject to a satisfactory enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (previously the Criminal Records Bureau) and at least two independent references. We are an Equal Opportunities employer.

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