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@Danjjroberts Dan Roberts, Headteacher

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“Devonport High School for Boys is an outstanding school and has an outstanding capacity for sustained development.” Ofsted February 2011

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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For an informal discussion with Dan Roberts, Headteacher, about any of our listed vacancies or to arrange a visit to the school, please contact Sarah Nicholson, Head’s PA, at or 01752 208787.

Premises Supervisor (Caretaker)

Salary: £18,065

Hours / shifts worked: Permanent, Full time – 37 hours per week.

Usual working hours: 10:00 – 18:00. (An occasional later finish and weekend work is required to support some school events).

Start date: As soon as possible.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Estates Team as a Premises Supervisor (Caretaker). We are looking to recruit a hardworking, enthusiastic and positive individual who is full of initiative with the ability to work both alone and as part of a team. This is a hands on, physically demanding role involving both indoor and outdoor work. The post holder will take up a key post within the Estates Team, reporting to the Senior Premises Supervisor.

This is a permanent, full time position working 37 hours per week. The usual working hours are 10:00-18:00 Monday to Friday (with the occasional later finish and weekend work as required to support some school events).

Applications are welcomed from aspiring and experienced individuals with a skill set which ideally includes repairs and site maintenance with basic carpentry, plumbing or painting and decorating. You will need to be a self-starter and able to demonstrate a practical and confident approach, as the role involves some lone working. A current driving licence is essential for this role.

All candidates are advised to refer to the recruitment brief. To apply please either complete the school’s application form or submit a CV with a covering letter explaining your suitability for the role.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 10th June 2019.

The successful applicant will require DBS clearance prior to starting work. The DBS check expense will be met by the school.

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If there are no current vacancies relevant to your skills and experience at this school but you feel you have something exceptional to offer then we’d like to hear from you.

Please email your curriculum vitae with a covering letter to Sarah Nicholson, Head’s PA, at

Thank you.

Dan Roberts


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