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Wheatley CE Primary School

Together we Thrive

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Wheatley CE Primary School

Together we Thrive


At Wheatley, whether you are a part of the teaching team, site maintenance, administration or catering, we value you all. Our staff are incredibly important to us. After all, they are the people who enable our school to support children and help them grow. 


If you have the drive and enthusiasm to see every child reach their full potential, Wheatley may be the place for you. 


See below for our current vacancies. 


Please do feel free to contact us if you would like to find out more about joining our team.



Wheatley CE Primary School is situated on the Littleworth Road adjacent to the beautiful Shotover Park. In June this year, our school was rated Good in every area by Ofsted.


We are looking for a dedicated, proactive and committed caretaker to join our dedicated team and manage the maintenance and upkeep of the school. This post will involve an exciting opportunity for flexible, practically minded person with recognisable DIY skills, common sense and the ability to work on their own initiative. The successful candidate would need to take pride in their work, have a good sense of humour and work well as part of our outstanding school team. We are ideally looking for someone who may have trade skills or school site experience. 


This post will be 37 hours per week over a split shift. There would be some flexibility needed to cover emergency call outs and letting of the school hall out of school hours. 


The job would involve:

  • Maintenance of the school site including some basic ground upkeep: keeping the school safe, presentable free litter and debris
  • Health and Safety checks
  • Site security
  • Small repair works/maintenance making safe the fabric of the building
  • Minor refurbishment and redecoration
  • Porterage of stock, furniture, equipment and other items within the school building
  • Reporting of repairs or maintenance issues
  • To oversee work being carried out on the premises by external contractors
  • Some cleaning duties, and janitoral duties
  • Stocktaking


There is a possibility of subsided accommodation on site available to this post holder. Further details can be provided.


For more information please contact our School Business Manager on 01865 872366. Visits to the school are warmly welcome. The job description and person specification are available on request. Please apply using an Oxfordshire Diocese Schools Trust application form available from the school office and website. 


"Wheatley CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check."


Closing date: Monday 24th February

Interviews: To be confirmed

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