Job Description

St Mary’s Independent School is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated Caretaker to ensure the safe operations and upkeep of the school. Duties would include opening and closing buildings, ensuring the interior and exterior are presentable, conducting minor repairs, moving furniture, changing light bulbs, and walking around the facilities to ensure they are safe and tidy.

In addition to providing an excellent service and maintaining our high standards, the successful candidate must be reliable, approachable. A good work ethos and a can-do attitude is essential.

St Mary’s is a highly successful independent day school for girls aged 3-16 years and boys aged 3-4 years, a member of the Girls’ Schools Association, the Independent Association of Prep Schools and the prestigious Round Square organisation. St Mary’s is proud of its excellent customer service and expects all staff to maintain its high standards as well as participating in the life of the school.

For more information about the role, please email or telephone Molly Terry, HR & Compliance Officer on 01206 572544

To apply, please download and complete the Application form at the bottom of the Vacancies page, and return it to the school as a scan by email, or by post For the Attention of M Terry, HR & Compliance Officer, St Mary’s School, 91 Lexden Road, Colchester, Essex CO3 3RB.

St Mary’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All candidates must be willing to undergo enhanced child protection screening.