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Elmwood & Penrose FederationPermanent Contract to start ASAP. Full time 37 hours per week all year round

Grade 13 £19,698 – £21,748 Dependent on experience

Caretaker – DAS Jobs 

Elmwood & Penrose Federation are seeking to appoint an organised and reliable Caretaker. You will be part of a team responsible for the high quality maintenance, security and cleanliness of the new Polden Bower school buildings located in Bower Lane Bridgwater. The team is led by our Premises Manager.

You will need to be a good team player and confident with working in a busy environment. You will also need to be available to attend out of hours to urgent security or maintenance issues and to open and lock premises on a daily basis, possibly on a spilt shift and to open and lock the building for pre-arranged lettings. You will ideally be able to drive and be willing to move between different sites throughout the day and be happy to drive the school vehicles. An awareness of Health & Safety and building skills would be an advantage as would knowledge of COSH. There are also some cleaning responsibilities.

This is a very exciting time to be joining a growing Federation, we are working in partnership with The Bridge School which is the PRU within Bridgwater and Avalon School in Street. We have now completed our purpose built new school – Polden Bower School. This will be a 160 place special school and will have the specialist resources needed to meet the needs of our students.

If you feel you have what it takes to work with us to achieve the very best for our school we would very much like to hear from you.

Enquiries and visits are welcomed, if you would like to arrange this, please email the school mailbox: or phone Polden Bower School on 01278 496386

You will be entitled to 24 day’s holiday and in addition to this all Bank holidays.

Closing date: Thursday 29 July 2021 at Midday

Interviews: TBC

Elmwood & Penrose Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This appointment will be subject to enhanced DBS disclosure, medical clearance proof of the right to work in the UK and satisfactory references.

Elmwood & Penrose Federation, Hamp Avenue, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA6 6AW

Tel: 01278 456243     Email:

Age range: 4-19

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