Our vacancies

We currently have the following vacancy


Oakhurst Primary School have a vacancy for a permanent Caretaker for 41 weeks per year (term time plus two weeks) for 30 hours per week.  There may also be a requirement for occasional weekend overtime.

Our Caretaker should be someone who has/is:

  • An enthusiastic and positive attitude;
  • Good practical skills;
  • A thorough understanding of Health & Safety, security and property care.
  • Knowledge of moving and handling practices;
  • Perform premises compliance duties, ie weekly fire alarm
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • An understanding of the demands and needs of working in a school;
  • Able to work as part of a dedicated and committed team;
  • Willing to be flexible in relation to the working hours; as some split shift and weekend working may be required;
  • Willing to undertake job related training;
  • Willing to undertake ‘lettings’ (i.e. when building is used outside normal hours);
  • Able to act as an emergency key holder and attend the site in an emergency;
  • Checking and locking the building when needed.
  • Setting up/down of the dining room for school lunches
  • Setting up tables/seating and equipment for school events
  • A clean driving licence
  • Have experience of general building maintenance work and minor repairs
  • Some grounds maintenance work

Oakhurst Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

For and application form and job description, please visit our website. Please return your completed application to Denise Barkham at Oakhurst Primary School on admin@oakhurst.swindon.sch.uk.

Closing Date: Monday 23rd May 2022

To download an application for, please click here