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Type of Position:Caretaker
Salary:£18,431-£20,540 (VTG7, SP18-21) per annum + Health Care Cash Plan and Benefits Package
Start Date:ASAP
Closing Date: Wednesday 2nd October 2019 at 9:00. Interviews: Week commencing 7th October 2019


Full-time, 37 hours per week all year round, to start as soon as possible.  Part-time/flexible working hours would also be considered.

£18,431-£20,540 (VTG7, SP18-21) per annum + Health Care Cash Plan and Benefits Package

Merchants’ Academy is an all age Academy based in Withywood, Bristol with students from Nursery through to Sixth Form.  Merchants’ Academy is part of Venturers Trust which is sponsored by the Society of Merchant Venturers together with the University of Bristol.  The Trust comprises Primary, Secondary, all-age schools and a Special school with 3,200 pupils and 700 staff.

The Academy provides an exceptional environment for students and staff.  At secondary the stunning buildings and excellent resourcing provides a high quality learning environment.

Merchants’ Academy are seeking to appoint a practical, positive and energetic Caretaker to join their small and friendly team. The role involves assisting in ensuring that the environment (inside and out) is safe, well maintained and meets Health and Safety requirements. Duties will include security, general maintenance, cleaning of designated areas and ensuring the safety, good order and tidiness of the school site.

The successful candidate will:

• Be educated to a good standard

• Have a full driving licence  

• Have a friendly and helpful manner

• Be practical with good DIY skills

• Have basic computer skills or a willingness and ability to learn basic computer skills

Experience of working within a similar role is desirable but not essential as full training and support will be provided.


In return you will join a wonderful team and have every opportunity to further your professional development and career with an excellent benefit package including; Wellbeing Health Cash Plan, Higher Degree Support Funding, Retail Discounts, ICT Loans, Professional Induction Incentive plus others.


Closing date: Wednesday 2nd October 2019 at 9:00. 

Interviews: Week commencing 7th October 2019. 


Please note due to the volume of applications we receive it may not be possible to acknowledge or respond to all applicants.

Merchants’ Academy is part of Venturers Trust and is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all staff.

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