Role: Caretaker/Premises Assistant

Duration: Permanent, full-time.

Salary: Between £23,853 and £25,339 per annum, progressing on annual increments up to £26,404 per annum.

Closing date: 17/06/2024

The Post

The College is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and hardworking Caretaker/Premises Assistant to join the Estates and Security Team. The successful applicant will be required to carry out estate maintenance duties and supervise students on the College site.

The post is available immediately on a permanent, full-time basis. The hours of work are from 10.30am to 7.00pm, Monday to Friday.

Previous experience of working as a member of an estates team is desirable, but not essential. The role requires attention to detail and good teamwork skills. The post holder will also spend a significant amount of the working day interacting with students, so the ability to feel confident in the presence of and communicating with young adults is essential.

The post requires commitment and flexibility in the approach to work, with the ability to remain calm at all times.

The role is physically demanding, requires heavy lifting and working at heights. Appropriate health and safety training will be given.

Occasional evening and weekend work is required for which additional payment will be given outside of normal working hours.

The College

With an exceptional reputation both locally and nationally, Reigate College focuses on excellent teaching, learning and support to make it one of the best sixth form colleges in the country. The College is a great place to work and study, with an active, inclusive, and supportive community ethos at the heart of everything it does. For more information on what it is like to work at Reigate College, please visit:

The Premises Department

The Department is led by a Director of Estates and IT and a Premises Manager and has an experienced team of Premises Assistants.


The starting salary for this post is between £23,853 and £25,339 per annum, progressing on annual increments up to £26,404 per annum.


Applicants are asked to complete and return the enclosed application form to the Personnel Department by email to as soon as possible, but no later than 9.00am on Monday 17 June 2024.

When completing their application, candidates are asked to indicate:

  • Any experience you have of working as part of an Estates and Security team
  • Any experience you have of working with young adults
  • Any experience you have of working as part of a team
  • Any experience you have of basic maintenance work in building fabric, plumbing or electrical work
  • Any other relevant experience relating to the post

Reigate College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. These posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on successful applicants including an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please note that it is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. The college will carry out an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates in accordance with the Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 guidance.

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