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Assistant School Keeper
  • Employer: Redden Court School
  • Reference: SCH/22/220693
  • Published: Fri 25/11/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 05/12/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Scale 3, Points 5-6
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Redden Court School, Havering

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Assistant School Keeper


Committed to Success for All

Cotswold Road, Harold Wood, Romford, Essex RM3 0TS

Tel: 01708 342293

Fax: 01708 383550

Redden Court School is a member of the Success for All Educational Trust.


Assistant School Keeper

Start Date: As soon as possible

Grade:  Scale 3 (Point 5-6)

Actual Salary:  £22,575 - £22,983 (pay award pending)

Hours:  36 hours per week, full time, 24 days p/a annual leave entitlement, increasing to 27 days after 5 years of service

Shift patterns are 6am-2pm (early) and 2pm-10pm (late) and are carried out one week of early shift hours followed by a week of late shift hours.

Contract: Permanent


We are looking to appoint a flexible, enthusiastic and energetic school keeper to work in conjunction with our existing Site Team. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a range of school keeper duties. These would include opening and closing of premises, site security, portering, general maintenance, cleaning and assisting staff with site related issues.

You should have a good range of DIY skills such as electrical work, decorating, minor plumbing and carpentry. You will have good communication skills as you will be liaising with contractors and tradesmen as well as students and staff.  You should have an awareness of COSHH, safe manual handling practices and Health and Safety.

Duties may also include general cleaning, dealing with spillages, blockages, locking and unlocking the sites and any ad-hoc duties as required.

Applicants should be willing to work across the Trust in any of our schools which include The Royal Liberty School, Redden Court School, Sanders Draper School and Rise Park Academies.  This list may expand based on any future growth within our Trust. 

As an employee you will be covered by our excellent well-being support and medical cover programme through the School Advisory Service (SAS). 

This includes;

  • Access 24 hours a day to a GP helpline where you can have a telephone conversation for you and close relatives.
  • Access to Physiotherapy
  • Access to a counselling service
  • Free 12 week Weight Management Programme
  • Support for stress management
  • Lifestyle Screening
  • Relationship Counselling
  • Long-term condition support - support for you and family members where you or a member of your family is suffering from a long-term condition such as cancer, Multiple Sclerosis or Motor Neurones disease. This list is not exhaustive.
  • Private Medical Service
  • Stress Counselling

References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview.

If you would like more information please contact Tara Barrett on 01708 730141 or email


To apply, please complete an application form here and return to  or via the JGP online application form.

Closing date:  Monday 5th December 2022 at 9.00am

Interviews:  Monday 12th December 2022

We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. Applications are welcome from all sections of the community regardless of gender, gender identity, ethnic origin, disability, age or sexual orientation.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment.  We require the successful candidate to undertake an enhanced criminal records check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.