January 12, 2023
Job Type
Short Summary
To provide Caretaker duties in conjunction with three other team members, including general site security.
£24,000 to £28,000 per annum • All staff receive free lunches and refreshments.
Working Pattern
Full Time • Permanent
Closing Date
February 11, 2023


52 weeks a year • 40 hours per week on a rota basis including overnight sleeping duty

To provide Caretaker duties in conjunction with three other team members, including general site security, to ensure the smooth running of the school equipment and fittings providing heating and fire safety. In the absence of the Senior Caretaker, to ensure all tasks required for a particular shift have been undertaken. To provide site services around the year on a shift basis, with the requirement to be able to work flexibly within that to cover annual leave and sickness absence.

Woldingham is a happy and successful Catholic boarding and day school for girls aged 11 to 18 and is firmly established as one of the top girls’ independent schools in the UK, outperforming many schools that are far more selective in their admissions process. Central to this achievement is Woldingham’s academic enrichment and extra-curricular programmes, pastoral support and caring community. Close to London, yet in an outstandingly beautiful rural setting, Woldingham has a strong community and culture building on a proud heritage that stretches back 175 years. We are committed to an exciting future that is underpinned by fresh ideas, an innovative spirit and state-of-the-art facilities.

Professional development and staff welfare

Our professional team of staff is Woldingham’s greatest asset, and we want to ensure that everyone is supported to work in an effective, enjoyable and fulfilling way. Staff Development is a high priority, with induction and mentoring programmes for Newly Qualified Teachers and new colleagues, plus an annual cycle of Personal Professional Development planning for all colleagues.

Staff are welcome to use our range of outstanding facilities including the gym, squash and tennis courts and the swimming pool. Our Staffroom Committee organises regular social events, and individual members of staff have organised yoga classes and reflexology on site.

Please visit our website to download an application form. Once completed, return it to with a supporting letter.

Closing date: 9.00am, Friday 20 January 2023

Interviews will be held week commencing 23 January 2023

Woldingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS report will be required for the successful candidate.

The Woldingham community is a rich one in which many different backgrounds and cultures are represented, and many different languages spoken. This diversity is valued and respected and we are keen to welcome applications from all applicants that feel that they meet the requirements of the role, regardless of their background and culture. All job applicants will be considered solely on their ability to do the job.

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