Highbury College Part of City Portsmouth College
Portsmouth [Hampshire]
£17,189.98 - £17,189.98 Per Year, Actual Earnings £7,898.09
06 Sep 2021 14:57
06 Oct 2021 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Estates / Facilities / Operations
Contract Type
Part Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered


City of Portsmouth College has been formed by the merger of Portsmouth College and Highbury College and was formally constituted on 1 August 2021.  

The newly formed College will give students of all ages even greater flexibility with their programmes and access to dedicated subject facilities at the different campus locations. The joint organisation will also expand a uniquely flexible curriculum offer within the city of Portsmouth, comprising A Levels, vocational diplomas, apprenticeships and higher education qualifications.

Over the coming academic year, Portsmouth College and Highbury College will retain their individual identities and will be unveiling the new City of Portsmouth College brand in September 2022. Candidates wishing to apply for vacancies should continue to do so via the relevant college website.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Caretaker

Job Title:              Caretaker

Hours:                  17 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Salary:                 £7,898.09 (FTE £17,189.98)

Contract:             Permanent


Do you have the enthusiasm, drive and ability to make a difference in an Amazing College?


Does your current role lack a challenge?


Do you want to work for a college with over 50 years of teaching and learning experience within a friendly and professional team of specialist experts?



The Floating Caretaker is responsible to the Caretaker Team Leader for providing high-quality support to the Estates Department. The role will include completing day to day routine tasks such as security checks, classroom setups, PPM’s (Pre Planned Maintenance) whilst working within the Health & Safety requirements of the College.

The role requires an individual who has well developed organisational, communication and team working skills. They must also be able to meet targets and deadlines. The role is for 17 hours per week which will need to be worked flexibly to cover weekends where needed.  

  • You must have a good standard of Maths and English
  • Evidence of commitment to professional development
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Capable of working in a busy environment
  • Ability to deal with caretaking issues within a large organisation
  • First Aid certificate is preferred
  • Full driving license as you may be required to travel between sites


What we can offer you:

  • You will be working within a friendly and professional team who are specialist experts
  • Competitive market rate salary
  • 23 days’ annual leave per annum, plus eight Bank Holidays and three days Christmas Closure
  • A Local Government Pension
  • A canteen, hair and beauty salon and childcare nursery
  • A sports centre with a 50% discount for staff
  • Student Discount (NUS, Unidays, Student Beans)


Offers extensive support to new staff including:

  • Regular support and coaching throughout your first year
  • A Mentor who will help you settle into the College
  • A thorough Induction programme
  • Access to Learning and Development including a Free Course Voucher
  • Employee Assistance Programme


So if you think you have the technical skills, experience and passion?  Then come and join an ‘Amazing College with Amazing Staff’ and drive your career forward.


For further information on this role, please download the Job Description below.


Only applicants through our website will be accepted. To apply for the role please download our application form. CV’s will not be accepted!


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