Job Title

Caretaker Level 2 to assist Site Manager

Contract Type

Full time 35 hours per week, permanent, all year round, 11.00a.m. – 6.30p.m.

(Split shifts may be considered)


Grange School

Reporting to

Senior Leadership Team and Headteacher



Start date

As soon as possible


We are looking to appoint a caretaker to assist our site manager to maintain our school buildings and grounds. We are looking for a real team player with a passion for ensuring that the grounds and buildings are clean and safe for our amazing children and school community


Role Purpose

The post holder will carry out a variety of different duties. You will be responsible for the maintenance, security, heating and safety of the school and its grounds ensuring that a safe secure clean welcoming and stimulating environment is provided for the staff, children and visitors to Grange School at all times ensuring security and compliance with health and safety. Your overall responsibilities will be to support the Headteacher, School Business Manager and Senior Leadership Team. The working pattern is negotiable to suit the needs of the school but will include the locking up and/or opening of the premises


About you

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • a commitment to the ethos of Grange School and its values and aims
  • promote and maintain a culture of high expectations for self and others
  • Enthusiasm, energy and flexibility


We offer

A commitment to your own professional development

An opportunity to be part of a team with a shared vision of excellence


Application Procedure:

Only applications submitted on the school’s application form will be considered. 

CVs will not be accepted.  No telephone calls or emails from agencies please.


Closing Date for Applications: Friday 22nd November 2019

Interviews weeks commencing 2nd December 2019


Further details are available from the school’s website

Completed application forms should be sent to


About Us

Grange school is an all age special school for pupils aged 4 - 19 years who have autism and complex learning difficulties. Grange school is a rapidly improving school which benefits from a purpose built building with excellent facilities and a committed staff team.  The CPD for staff is a high priority and linked closely with individual professional development.  We are ambitious for the progress for all of our students and our staff and are aiming for excellence as a provider for children and young people who experience ASC. Grange School is a part of the Special family of schools within the Prospere Learning Trust and school leaders will work closely challenging and supporting each other in the continued pursuit of excellence.


Grange School is part of The Prospere Learning Trust.  Prospere Learning Trust was formed in September 2017 through the merger of two multi academy trusts. We currently employ over 500 staff and are passionate about securing the best possible education for our young people, and believe that our staff play a vital role in achieving our vision.  Prospere Learning Trust currently comprises of 6 secondary schools, including 3 mainstream schools and 3 special needs schools.  We are a growing Trust, currently working in the South Manchester area but with further schools anticipated across Greater Manchester.


All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. The post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (amended in 2013). Appointable candidates will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Information provided by you or the DBS will be dealt with in a confidential manner and in accordance with the DBS Code of Practice which can be viewed here.


We have a policy on the Employment of Ex-Offenders and it is available upon request. 
This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable. 



Grange School and Prospere Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.



Caretaker - Grange School

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