Job Details

Job Title: Caretaker

Salary: £17,000- £18,500

Location: Robertsbridge, East Sussex

Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30-16:30

Contract: Permanent

If you really want to make your mark in a rapidly growing business that is committed to improving the lives of children and young people, we have the role for you!

We are looking for an experienced Caretaker to join our fantastic team at Mountfield Heath School. As a Caretaker you will help to ensure the safety of the site for both students and staff in a way that maximises children’s achievement and ability to develop. 

About the role

Working as the Caretaker at Mountfield Heath School you will undertake general maintenance, co-ordinate site support services and external contractors, as well as being responsible for regular, necessary and statutory checks.  You will be responsible for maintaining the site as well as the upkeep for any necessary records relating to Health & Safety.

About us:

Mountfield Heath School is a new independent special educational needs provision, for 32 pupils aged 5-12.  The successful candidate will support our teachers working alongside other support staff and therapists, to deliver the curriculum and help nurture a therapeutic environment to meet a range of needs including social, emotional, behavioural, communication and learning difficulties.

Acorn Education & Care is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist education and residential care for vulnerable children and young people. As part of Outcomes First Group we are leading our sector in setting and delivering new approaches that provide measurable outcomes for those in our care.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for an individual with high expectations and standards, who can offer excellent organisational and constructive, practical skills.  The ability to contribute to the development of our school is essential and we believe that energy, passion and a commitment to high standards are key characteristics required.  We are looking for a motivated individual who is able to work as part of a team as well as use their initiative when working alone.

This is an opportunity for the successful candidate to develop their skills and experience in a challenging, motivating and highly rewarding environment.  Salary is £17,000 - £18,500 depending on experience.

Why work for us?

We offer a friendly and inclusive working environment and the chance to be part of a fantastic multidisciplinary team, who work hard and support each other to deliver personalised, bespoke education & care. Our benefits package includes free parking, shopping discounts and cashback via our ‘Rewards Hub’, and access to content on mindfulness, fitness, recipes and much more as part of our ‘Your Wellbeing Matters’ programme.

As well as opportunities for internal promotion, you will have access to high-quality Continuing Professional Development to help pursue your own personal goals. We also offer accredited training programmes including Diplomas and NVQs, supplemented by ongoing learning opportunities.

Ultimately, all of our roles give you the opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference.

Acorn Care and Education are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.