School Maintenance Caretaker - Hemyock Primary School Location: Cullompton Salary: £18,870 - £21,074 FTE Closing Date: Thursday 27 September 2018 Hemyock Primary School is a member of Ventrus, a group of Devon schools who actively collaborate to improve children's outcomes. As a trust, we offer excellent career and development opportunities. Hemyock Primary School was built in 1982. The school consists of one main school building housing the school office, the Head of Schools office, a library, a staff room, a large school hall and single aged classes from Reception-Year 6. The school grounds have a large playing field; a playground that comprises of a child maintained garden, growing different fruits and vegetables that they eat and sell and a pond. We believe in: Placing children first in all we do; to inspire, challenge and motivate. Creating life-long learning of the highest quality for everyone. Building strong and trusting relationships with parents, carers, children and members of the community. The school serves a vibrant local community. The school is fully inclusive to the children within this lovely community and has close links to the churches within Hemyock and surrounding area, the healthy living centre and the village members themselves. All of which are invited to join in with whole school events such as gardening days, Christmas and Easter house days and remembrance events. Are you a practical person with experience of maintaining property and equipment within a school or similar environment? Ventrus is seeking to appoint a maintenance caretaker, within our premises team, based at Hemyock Primary School, Hemyock. Hemyock Primary School is a very special place to work, in a beautiful rural location, with easy access from the M5. Our popular school is situated in the beautiful Blackdown Hills, surrounded by ‘Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty’. The school enjoys its village position, in the heart of the community, which we would be proud to show you. Please do visit us and see for yourself! To arrange a visit with the Headteacher, Mrs Catherine Willcocks, please contact the school office on 01823 680240. Successful applicants will be enthusiastic, conscientious and self-motivated and will play a key role in maintaining our school site, to ensure a safe learning environment for our children. They will have experience of and qualifications in DIY and maintenance, alongside a working knowledge of health and safety in the work place. For further details regarding this position, please see the attached Job Description. The closing date for applications is noon on Thursday 27th September 2018. Short listed applicants will be informed on Friday 28th September 2018. Interviews will take place on Monday 1st October 2018. Ventrus is an equal opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an enhanced disclosure is required for this post.