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Caretaker - Expired



All year around, 32.5 hours per week.  26 days of annual leave

Grade: Band 1, Level 2

Actual gross annual salary for 32.5hours per week: £22,893 (Full time equivalent £25,359)

Start date: As soon as possible


The normal place of work is located in any school within the North Westminster Federation of schools: Hallfield Primary School, Hallfield Estate, London W2 6JJ or Essendine Primary School, Essendine Road, London W9 2LR. You will initially be based at Hallfield Primary School.


The Executive Headteacher and governors of the North Westminster Federation are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic and committed caretaker to join our school.


Hallfield Primary School has 310 children from 2-11. It is an exciting and vibrant place to work where the staff team are focused on quality and achievement in all areas of school life. The school is located in Bayswater and has excellent public transport links. Parking on site is available.


The caretaker will take responsibility for the health and safety, security, cleaning and caretaking service at our school as well as some minor maintenance / repair work.


The position is 32.5 hours per week and the successful applicant will work core hours from 11.15am to 6.15pm. Occasionally additional paid attendance will be required.


The role is extremely varied and applications are welcomed from skilled, reliable, hard working, proactive professionals who are able, well organised and wish to play a part in enriching young lives. You will be good humoured and able to work well with staff, pupils and parents in performance of your duties.


The job description, person specification and application form can be downloaded below.


Visits to the school are warmly welcome. Please telephone the school on 020 7087 4960 for more information.

Applications can be sent by email to  or by post to Business Manager, Hallfield Primary School, Hallfield Estate, London, W2 6JJ.


Closing date for applications: Tuesday 3rd January 2023

Interview:  week beginning 9th January 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


We are committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. As such there may be additional safeguarding requirements and responsibilities depending on the nature of the role advertised and the extent to which the role will involve contact with children. We expect all staff to share our commitment to safeguarding. 

A professional social media check may take place to reduce risks to reputation, confidentiality breach and data security. The check identifies a candidate's online presence to look for negative behaviours such as bullying, racism, nudity and excessive bad language.

The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

 This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020, as the work brings employees into contact with children who are regarded by the Act as a vulnerable group. Applicants for any role at Hallfield Primary School must disclose all spent and unspent convictions. 

An initial offer of appointment will be made to the successful candidates and will only become a substantive position subject to appropriate references along with evidence of original documents for qualifications and health clearance.