• Country: United Kingdom
  • School: Polam School, Bedford, UK
  • Type of Job: School Non-Teaching
  • Duration: Full-Time
  • Deadline: 30/06/2021

About the School

The Role

Situated in the heart of Bedford, Polam School is among the leading independent schools in the area providing an outstanding all-round education to children from 12 months to 7 years.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Caretaker to ensure the delivery and maintenance of a safe and secure environment for all pupils, staff, visitors and contractors to the school site, which includes a swimming pool. You will be the initial point of contact for buildings, grounds, and maintenance and security.

The successful candidate will be flexible and able to manage ever changing priorities. This role reports to the school’s Business Manager and will liaise closely with the school’s Senior Leadership Team. The successful candidate will have a good understanding of health and safety and associated compliance regulations, as well as practical skills in building maintenance.

This role is for 35 hours per week.

Work With Us

Cognita’s international network of schools and regional offices, combined with our ongoing investment in the professional development of our people, means we can offer first-class career opportunities with a global dimension. If you want to take your career further, we want to support you in achieving that goal within Cognita.


· Competitive Salary

· Contributory Pension Scheme

· Professional development

· 25 days Holiday plus Bank Holidays

Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

How to Apply

Please download the application form and send, with a covering letter, to:

We will be assessing applications as they come in and will keep the vacancy open until the right candidate is found.

Closing date: Wednesday 30 June 2021

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