Current Vacancies at Clyst Heath

Clyst Heath Nursery and Community Primary School are looking for a Caretaker to join our hardworking and dedicated team.

We are looking for someone who will take a real pride in ensuring the school building is maintained to a high standard, and who will also ensure that our outside areas are well cared for. 


Our caretaker will need to be responsible for the premises outside of school working hours in regards to locking/unlocking and this will also include any additional cleaning, setting of security alarm systems and carrying out daily security checks. The working pattern will therefore be a split shift system covering mornings and afternoons.

As part of this role, the caretaker will also undertake a range of re-decoration and minor maintenance work as agreed with the line manager, e.g. minor plumbing, carpentry, light bulb change, unblocking of drains, repairing furniture, litter picks, gritting, sweeping etc. 

If this sort of work appeals to you and you are reliable and flexible; can get on with adults and children alike and are a good team worker, as well as being able to work using your own initiative, this could be the job for you.

The salary is £9.21an hour.  The hours can be discussed, but ideally between 20 and 25 hours per week with split days of mornings and evenings for lock up

Clyst Heath are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  
An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for all posts at this school

There is a full job description and application form that can be downloaded from our website: www.clystheath.devon.sch.ukor can be sent to you on request. 

To find out more about the role or arrange an informal visit to the school, please phone the school on 01392 361415 or email

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Thursday 26thApril.