Job details

Job Salary
Grade 3 (scp 5-6) £19,650 to £20,043
Limpsfield Junior
Job Reference
Hours per week
37 hours Mon-Thurs 10am-6pm Fri 10am-5.30pm initially (30 minutes lunch)
Contract Type
Closing date

Our vision at Limpsfield Junior School is to transform the life chances of our children; ensure safe and secure learning environments; create inspirational places for our staff to work and to be an influential part of the local community.

Across the School we inspire our children to aim high and succeed, equipping them with the necessary skills and knowledge for the future. We promote understanding, respect and tolerance for each other. This is an exciting time to join Limpsfield Junior School we have been judged as good by Ofsted. 

At Limpsfield Junior School, we strongly believe in the importance of positive and respectful relationships amongst all members of the school community. At Limpsfield we have an inspirational and forward-thinking senior leadership team who truly care about, and promote the wellbeing and happiness of the staff, children and families - ensuring kindness and compassion is at the heart of everything we do. Our families play a crucial role in ensuring children are happy and safe at nursery and school, so we create strong links between home and school learning.  Our curriculum is purposeful and fun; we provide unique learning opportunities, fostering the children’s interests and challenging them to become the best that they can be.

Alongside the Caretaker, the successful candidate will play a key role in providing a safe environment for our children.  This is a varied and exciting opportunity which is incredibly rewarding.
The Role: To provide a service to the site consisting of security of premises, lighting, heating, cleaning, maintenance and operation of plant, porterage and handy person duties. To provide an efficient support service to the site users and community groups. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for:
•    Security of premises
•    Cleaning Tasks
•    Support with statutory compliance
•    General and grounds maintenance
•    The opportunity to provide a site that is safe, clean and compliant, providing the best possible environment for teaching and learning
•    The chance to work with a supportive and committed staff team 
•    To provide sickness/absence cover for the Caretaker where appropriate.  
The Benefits
•    A successful and visionary team to support you
•    The opportunity to work with a supportive, established premises team 
•    We cover cost of your enhanced disclosure check
•    Commitment to your ongoing training and career progression
•    Pension Scheme.

Limpsfield Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  We are an equal opportunities employer.
How to apply: 

If you wish to discuss this role or arrange a visit to the school, please contact Mrs L Rowe on 0114 2430925.  Visits are recommended and are available 13/09/22 after 3.30pm and 20/09/22 after 3.30pm.  
Application forms are available from the Sheffield City Council website and can be emailed to or returned to school.
Closing Date:          23rd September 2022
Interview Date:      3rd October 2022    

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.  All successful candidates will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

We value our diverse workforce and aim to work together to make the most of our differences. We welcome applications from everyone.  Under the Disability Confident Scheme, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

The Council is not responsible or accepts liability to the reader, for information included in this job advert. If you have any queries or concerns, please speak to the school.