Caretaker / Site Manager and / or Groundskeeper

  • Job Reference: 00002102-1
  • Date Posted: 6 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Newbridge Preparatory School
  • Location: Wolverhampton
  • Salary: £9.50 to £10.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Construction & Building Services, Education / Childcare, Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

We are looking for an enthusiastic and positive caretaker/site manager to ensure the delivery and maintenance of a safe and secure environment for all pupils, staff, visitors, and contractors to the school site (internal and external including the school grounds.)

You will be the initial point of contact for buildings, grounds, maintenance and security. The successful candidate will be flexible and able to manage ever-changing priorities. This role reports to the Headmistress and will liaise closely with the school’s Senior Leadership and Administration Teams.

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of health and safety and associated compliance regulations, as well as a competent level of practical skills in building and grounds maintenance.

The role is Monday to Friday from 7 am until either 2 pm (35 hours a week) or 1 pm (30 hours a week). Either option will be considered.

We would also consider splitting this post split into two separate part-time jobs - a site manager/caretaker and a groundskeeper if we have suitable candidates. Please state your preferences in your application.


• Competitive Salary

• Contributory Pension Scheme

• Professional development

• 28 days' paid annual leave a year. This is the equivalent of 5.6 weeks of holiday including Bank Holidays.

If you have any questions about the role or the application process please contact the Administration Team by email at

Site Tours (appointment only) with the current post holder are encouraged prior to an interview and can be arranged via the school office: 01902 751088.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 16th July 2021 at 8.00 pm.

All applications must be made via the TES portal – CVs cannot be considered. Please create a free TES account to apply:

Interviews may take place prior to the closing date by mutual agreement. The latest interview date will be Friday 23rd July 2021.

Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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