Senior Caretaker

Salary from April: £29,834

37 Hours | Monday to Friday | All Year Round | Shift Pattern Work

Start Date:  April 2024

Support Staff | Wednesfield Academy
Application Deadline

Wednesfield Academy – Lichfield Road, Wolverhampton, WV11 3ES

The role:

Wednesfield Academy are seeking to appoint a Senior Caretaker to effectively supervise the Site Staff and manage the day to day delegation of tasks and duties. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintenance & servicing tasks, statutory testing and deployment of caretaking staff across the school estate.  The Senior Caretaker will work closely under the guidance of the Trust Hub Facilities Manager. The Senior Caretaker will be effective in developing systems and practices maintaining an efficient and safe school for all pupils’, staff and visitors.

About you:

We are looking for a Senior Caretaker who has experience of working within the facilities/education industry. Key skills and requirements will include:

  • Have the ability to lead a team of employees;
  • Have sufficient ICT skills in order to utilise the Estates Management System
  • Having experience is compliance and H&S Procedures
  • Have experience in Contractor and Project Management

Please refer to the job description for a full list of responsibilities and person specification.

About us:
Here at Wednesfield Academy, we have the highest expectations of pupils’ behaviour and effort. We want the best for every child – without exception. We want the best for every child regardless of where they were born, how much money they do or don’t have and who they are (gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation). That is what drives us. We want people who are similarly driven. We want people who will not only grow the next generation but people who are also eager to take every opportunity to grow themselves.

We are committed to fostering a culture that values the health and well-being of all employees at Matrix Academy Trust. We are proud to offer a comprehensive well-being package to all employees, including access to 24/7 online GP, physiotherapy services and counselling services. We also offer all employees annual health checks which includes the flu jab, BMI checks and a general discussion with a qualified Nurse.

If you have require any more information or would like to arrange a site visit please contact our Hub Manager on:

Or to apply please fill in an application form found on our website: and send to the school headteacher:

Please note that suitable candidates will be called for interview and we reserve the right to remove any advertised role early.

Matrix Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS clearance and preemployment checks in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education