Strong Recruitment Group are currently looking for a Caretaker / Handyman located in Gillingham, Kent on a permanent basis.

Candidate Specification:

  • The Caretaker / Handyman is responsible for ensuring that the premises and grounds of the school are maintained at the highest possible level of cleanliness and appearance.
  • You will be expected to take such initiatives as may be required to achieve this, including regular close inspection of the buildings.
  • The Caretaker / Handyman will be a fully participating member of the School Community, support the children and staff of the school in events and activities within the school as appropriate.


  • To be responsible for unlocking and locking the school.
  • To ensure that at the end of the day all doors, windows and gates are locked, gas and electrical appliances are turned off and all security alarms are set and working correctly.
  • To check, at least monthly, all perimeter fences, security devices, fire appliances, and alarms.

General Site Duties:

  • To set and monitor the school heating and hot water systems
  • To take energy readings on a monthly basis
  • To ensure the school is kept clean and tidy and is conducive to learning e.g. litter picking, collection and disposal of refuse, disinfecting bins, ensuring toilets checked daily for fresh supply of disposables etc.
  • To ensure that all protocols and processes are followed in line with risk assessments.
  • To ensure that halls and other meeting rooms are set out as required for meetings, assemblies and other events and cleared away afterwards.
  • To ensure the main school hall floors are kept clean and polished.

The annual salary is ranging but not limited to £20,000 – £25,000 per annum.

If this is something you would be interested in please contact Nicole @ Strong Recruitment Group on 02030068406 or send your up to date cv to

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