Shiplake College
April 23, 2021
Independent Senior  
Job Type
Short Summary
We are seeking to appoint a Porter/Caretaker to join our small, but very effective maintenance team.
c. £19,000 pa plus benefits
Working Pattern
Week 1: Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm, with Saturday and Sunday coverage required • Week 2: Monday to Friday, 7am to 3pm and 8pm to 9pm
Closing Date
May 06, 2021


We are seeking to appoint a Porter/Caretaker to join our small, but very effective maintenance team.

You will work collaboratively with the maintenance team and across all areas of the College. With responsibility for maintenance of our beautiful estate including internal and external cleaning and delivery of post/parcels across the site. In addition, you will be responsible for ensuring that our school vehicles are fuelled and cleaned on a weekly basis and work with the maintenance team on various projects.

To excel in this role you should be a team player who offers great customer service, has excellent communication skills and takes pride in your work.

This is a full time, all year round role.

Applicants must have a full, clean driving licence (ideally with D1 status). Previous experience in a similar role would be an advantage but not essential as full training will be provided.

Shiplake College offers a beautiful working environment, supportive colleagues, a contributory pension scheme and excellent free lunches. Staff are encouraged to make use of the on-site gym facilities and open-air swimming pool, during the summer months, alongside the opportunity to make the most of our riverside location.

Please visit our website to learn more about the College, our community and our values. If you would like to have an informal pre-application discussion or visit the College, please call Maria Moir on 0118 9405218. A job and person specification together with an application form are available from

Early applications are encouraged for this role. We reserve the right to appoint before the closing date if an early application from a suitable applicant is received.

Closing date: Thursday 6 May 2021, early applications are encouraged

Interviews: as soon as possible

Shiplake College is an equal opportunity employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts at College are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure check.

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