Chilton Primary School

Learn with passion to live with purpose




From September 2022

Salary Grade 4/5 £19650 FTE, £3627 actual salary (pay award pending)
for 8 hours per week, term time only.


Following the retirement of our existing caretaker we wish to appoint a resourceful, practical and enthusiastic person to join our friendly team at Chilton Primary School. The successful applicant will work under the direction of the school business manager, ensuring the school is maintained to an excellent standard. The role is incredibly varied and no two days are the same!


Candidates must have:


  • General DIY skills, including carpentry, plumbing and painting experience. Specific trade strengths in any area would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Ability to identify repairs and defects within the school and its grounds and to undertake minor repairs.
  • A practical aptitude, with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with using appropriate electrical tools and equipment.
  • Ability to undertake tasks which need some physical effort, including working at height (training provided).
  • Excellent attention to detail with a commitment to high standards.
  • The ability to work independently, following instructions, and as part of a team.


The position is for 8 hours per week. Days/hours worked are flexible and can be discussed with the candidate at interview.


Visits to the school are encouraged and warmly welcomed.  For an informal discussion about the post or to arrange a visit, please telephone our Office Manager, Mrs Froud.


Closing date for applications: 29 August 2022 at 1200 midday

Interviews will be held on: 1 September 2022