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Oakfield Preparatory School

Job vacancies

Oakfield prides itself in developing exceptional teaching, adminstrative and facilities staff. 

The Head is always delighted to hear from experienced teachers and Teaching Assistants who may be considering a career move. Vacancies at the school are normally advertised on the Education Development Trust website, TES, e-teach or in the Guardian. 

Oakfield is a warm and welcoming independent preparatory school in the heart of Dulwich. It is a friendly and dedicated community where everyone feels valued and respected. 

Please note that references will always be sought prior to the interview. 

Current Vacancies

Role: Caretaker

Salary: £20,000

About the role

Oakfield School are currently looking to recruit an additional Caretaker to join our existing team.

The successful candidate will have: -As a Caretaker, you will be part of a team of two full time onsite Caretakers, working together to ensure the school is kept in the best possible condition, and provide support ensuring that the buildings, grounds and equipment are maintained in good, safe and tidy order throughout the School (indoors and outdoors), essential daily ‘porterage’, emergency cleaning is undertaken, and buildings are safe and secured when occupied and unoccupied.

You will be expected to work in a professional and friendly manner when dealing with parents, staff and pupils, promote and support the School’s aims, to share in the corporate responsibility for the well-being of all pupils.

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook and Word)
  • Computer literate and basic understanding of mobile applications
  • 0-1 years working in a schooling environment
  • Understand safe working practices and health and safety legislation.
  • Be practical and good with their hands;
  • Be responsibility, honest and reliable
  • Be flexible and enjoy a varied routine.

In return we offer a competitive salary, a 6% matched pension scheme and a range of other voluntary benefits.

In addition, we offer excellent training and family friendly policies to support flexible working and a range of health and discount benefits.

Deadline for applications: 

Wednesday 30th September (Please note, we reserve the right to close our vacancies early if sufficient applications are received)

Interviews will take place the week commencing 5th October

For more information and to apply for this role, please click here

Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, the DBS and may be subject to disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006 and the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.