Janitor - Brae High School

Shetland Islands Council
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  • Location: Shetland
  • £21,811.10 to £22,679.90 per annum, F
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: SIC03511

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Under the direction of the Head Janitor, the Janitor will be responsible for:

The security of the premises and its contents, including the operation of fire and security systems and keyholding responsibilities. This will involve patrolling all areas of the premises and playgrounds. The lighting and heating within the premises, including maintenance and operation of heating plant where required, replacing light bulbs and tubes, etc. Porterage duties including storekeeping. Handyperson duties including carrying out minor repairs to fabric and furnishings within in the buildings. This also includes grass cutting duties and some grounds maintenance. In winter, the gritting and clearing of paths and steps to ensure general safety around the school grounds. Undertaking initial checks or inspections and identifying major repair works required and reporting these to the Head Janitor. Assisting in school lets, usually outwith normal working hours, and providing necessary equipment (including ICT) and resources as required. Assisting in securing the safety, welfare and good conduct of pupils whilst in the school environs particularly prior to the school day during morning mid-day and afternoon breaks and at the end of a school day. Undertaking routine and emergency cleaning duties as required within the whole premises including environs and grounds eg., removal of grafitti from walls and doors, accidental spillage etc.

Brae High School is a non-denominational school located in Brae. It provides early years, primary and secondary education up to S6 for children from the north mainland of Shetland. The structure of the school is Early Years, P1-P7 which includes composites, and S1-6 classes. There are currently a total 313 pupils on the roll. The school is managed by a Head Teacher and 2 Depute Head Teachers. The current Acting Head Teacher is Laehann Johnson. Further information can be found on the schools website at http://www.brae.shetland.sch.uk/.

More detail is provided in the Job Profile, Person Specification and Conditions of Service Summary attached to the bottom of this advert.

Please follow the link(s) below for further information -

www.shetland.gov.uk

Additional Information The grade of this post is F Salary shown in the advert is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance of £2,157 per annum Permanent Full Time post for 37.0 Hours per Week, 52.18 weeks per year Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made A relocation package does not apply to this post We will pay interview expenses from within Shetland The successful candidate will be subject to satisfactory Pre-Employment Medical screening with our Occupational Health provider. We are happy to talk flexible working

During the application process you are required to give the names of two persons not related to you, who we can contact to provide a reference to support your application.

This post is based at Brae High School.

For further details relating to this post, please contact: Laehann Johnson, Acting Head Teacher - 01595 745600 - laehann.johnson@shetland.gov.uk

If you have a disability which prevents you from applying online, please call 01595 744032.

 

Applications must be made online at myjobscotland.gov.uk

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