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We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic and flexible Caretaker to join the team based at Sitwell Infant School.


Due to current Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions we are following Government advice and this may result in interviews being held via video call.


Working a split shift of 25 hours per week, term time plus 3 weeks during school holidays - 6.30 am to 9.00am Monday to Friday AND 3.30pm to 6.00pm, Monday to Friday (with the requirement to be flexible to cover meetings when required).


The post holder will ensure the security, safety, cleanliness, maintenance and repair of Council Buildings, this will include being a key holder.


We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience:


  • Ability to carryout routine repair work to buildings.
  • Ability to carryout cleaning tasks in-line with cleaning specifications.
  • Experience of working in building and site maintenance.
  • An understanding of Health & Safety requirements.
  • Knowledge and experience of building security.
  • Experience of working with trades people & contractors.
  • Excellent numeracy & literacy skills.


There will also be a requirement for emergency cover.


Applicants are welcome to visit the school by prior arrangement by contacting Kirstey Peart, Headteacher on - 01709 531855.


This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at


Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.