Caretaker and Crossing Control

Fixed Term until August 2024 in the first instance

From Grade 15.3 for the Caretaker part of the role and Grade 16 for the Crossing patrol.

10 hours per week over 5 days, Term Time Only.

Care taker 5 hours a week.

Crossing Control (Mon-Fri, 8am till 9am.) 5 hours a week.

We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic, energetic and caring Caretaker and Crossing Controller.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Some experience of working in a primary school setting (desirable).
  • An ability to relate well to children and an awareness of their needs.
  • An ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • The confidence and authority to supervise children crossing the road.
  • Experience in maintenance


The applicant should be someone who is comfortable working at height, with all proper safety considerations, and can be flexible about when the hours are completed as some jobs will take longer than others.

Visits to the school are welcome. Please phone 01935 862568 to arrange this.

For all posts, previous experience of such work would be an advantage. However, we will encourage and support individuals who have the potential to undertake this type of work.

Closing date: 15th December

Interviews: Week beginning 8th January

Start Date: ASAP

West Coker VC Primary School is responsible for safe recruitment and promotes the welfare of children. All appointments are subject to enhanced DBS checks.

For further details on this post, please contact our team:

Non Teaching Application Form