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Ramsbury Primary School

Site Manager/Caretaker


Ramsbury Primary School, near Marlborough is looking for a part-time Site Manager/Caretaker to work 20 hours per week.

We are looking for someone who is a hands-on, proactive person who has excellent maintenance/DIY skills, with a thorough knowledge of health and safety procedures and practices.

The role involves carrying out general maintenance, completing compliance checks, assisting school staff with jobs and ensuring the school buildings are safe and secure. There is also a grounds role, which involves the routine tidying of school grounds, as well as leading the grounds maintenance across the school. The ideal candidate will have previous experience working within a caretaking/property maintenance environment, but full training will be provided.

We can offer a supportive, friendly working environment with an active Governing Body. We are a very successful, Ofsted Outstanding one-form entry school situated in a lovely, thriving and supportive village, easily accessible from Swindon (20 minute drive) or East Wiltshire. Visits are welcomed and encouraged.

Required Knowledge and Personal attributes

Required Knowledge and Experience:

Building and premises maintenance skills or assured DIY skills

Work with security/alarms systems

Awareness of relevant industry health and safety policies

Required Personal Qualities:

Friendly and approachable

Excellent organisation skills

Ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently 


Wiltshire Council Grade G - £26,873 (Full Time Equivalent) £13.93 per hour

More Information

Start date:                  As soon as possible.

Contract:                    Initially Fixed Term for 12-months, with the potential of becoming permanent.

                                     Part-time, 20 hours per week (term time, plus 4 weeks across the school holidays, 49.45 total paid weeks)

Closing date:             Friday 12 January 2024, at midday.

Supporting documents

How to apply

Please complete and return the above forms to:

Keelin Mathias, School Business Manager on sbm@ramsbury.wilts.sch.uk or call 01672 520244


Ramsbury Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.



Job reference: Caretaker2023