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Relief Caretaker

Hours of work: Varied
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time only (working for 39 weeks per year plus 5.85 weeks annual leave, which will increase after 5 years' continuous service)
(As the position is part-time/term-time only, the above salary will be pro rata)

Closing date: Friday 8 July 2022 at Noon

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Willingdon Primary School, Rapsons Road, Eastbourne, BN20 9RJ
Phone: 01323 482619
Email: office@willingdonprimary.co.uk
Website: www.our-school.net
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018. 

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations. 

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.

For an application pack please visit the school website and go to the vacancies tab


We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed relief caretaker who would be able to initially commit to cover the role due to medical absence then as and when our caretaker is absent from site.  

Ideally you will have an awareness of Health and Safety, Security, good DIY skills, a practical approach and a willingness to work flexibly. The role can be flexible in terms of hours to suit but there will be a minimum of 4 hours per day during the weeks needed.

Previous experience of working in a school or similar environment is desirable

The closing date for applications is Friday 8 July 2022 at Noon. 

Additional Information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/175895/25231

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Eastbourne

  • Salary
  • £18,887 pro-rata

  • Closing date
  • 8 July 2022

  • Organisation
  • Willingdon Primary School

  • Contract type
  • Term Time - Fixed Term

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • Varied

  • Job type
  • Support Staff - Education