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Mersea Island School


Assistant Caretaker/Groundsperson


Scale 2, Band 2/3 (depending on experience)


52.14 weeks per year (annual leave to be taken during school closures)

20 hours per week, Monday to Friday 1pm to 5pm


At Mersea Island School we are incredibly lucky to have such a wonderful school site. We are seeking to appoint a reliable and friendly Assistant Caretaker/Groundsperson who will share our passion to achieve the highest standards possible.

The role will entail a wide range of duties, but for the right candidate with a passion for grounds maintenance, the role would be ideal.


All applicants must have experience of working in a practical capacity. Knowledge of grounds maintenance is essential.


The role involves manual handling and knowledge of basic Health and Safety precautions desirable.


Candidates must also be proactive, show initiative and be able to work alone. All applicants must have an ability to work with children and possess good communication skills including computer literacy.


The successful applicant will act as a role model who sets high expectations and establishes productive working relationships with pupils and staff whilst being committed to our school values;


Community, Aspiration, Respect, Enjoyment

Visits to the school welcome.

Please contact Mrs J Enever, School Business Manager on or 01206 382736 for further details


Relief Cleaners required 

We currently have vacancies for cleaners to cover on a relief basis. 

This will be part time hours, outside of the school day. 

If you are interested, please contact the school office using the email or telephone number below: or alternatively phone: 01206 382736 for further information. 

Training and full induction will be provided. 


Please be aware that anyone applying would need to fulfil all of the safer recruitment and safeguarding criteria. 

Lunchtime Assistants wanted


We currently have a vacancy for a Lunchtime Assistant.

The role is from 11.55 - 1.20 and entails general supervision and pastoral care of the children, within the lunch hall and on the playground. 

Training and induction will be provided. 

If you are interested, please contact Mrs Enever via the email:

or telephone the school office on 01206 382736. 


Please be aware that anyone applying would need to fulfil all of the safer recruitment and safeguarding criteria.