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Thank you for your interest in our recruitment page and any positions that may be available in EAT schools and the Trust.


Here are our following vacancies:


Caretaker Role


Costessey Primary School
Three Mile Lane, Costessey, Norwich NR5 0RR


  • Salary – Scale C £18,065pa
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
  • 37 hours per week
  • All Year Round


Evolution Academy Trust have an exciting opportunity for a Caretaker to join our premises team. Mainly based at Costessey Primary School, however you may be required to work at other Trust schools based in Norwich. We are seeking the right candidate to join our enthusiastic team who is committed in supporting our schools.

We have an exciting opportunity for a hardworking, flexible, approachable caretaker for one of the Academies within Evolution Academy Trust.


We are ideally looking for someone who will work to high standards, have some maintenance and DIY skills, experience of working in a school environment and be flexible.


Evolution Academy Trust will deploy the Caretaker to a Norwich based school within the Trust. Costessey Primary School is part of Evolution Academy Trust and while Costessey Primary School is expected to be your main location, you may be required to work at other Trust schools based in Norwich.


Please note, this is a split-shift position and we would require you to attend to the school before the school day starts and in the afternoon when school finishes. Working times will be negotiated at interview.


As a School Caretaker, you’ll be an experienced facilities professional who supervises work across the school with both external and internal contractors.


You will have keyholder responsibilities and will be expected to:

  • Communicate effectively with the facilities team to ensure projects are completed on time
  • Carry out day-to-day maintenance and minor repairs
  • Ensure the building and grounds are secure when not in use
  • Open the building in the morning and lock it at the end of the day


How to apply

A job description and person specification is available from “Attachments”.

We will only accept online applications completed via the – website.

To access the online application form, please select the orange “Apply for job” button and enter your details.

You will be able to save your partially completed form and complete later following the link you will be emailed. You must “Submit” your fully completed application by the closing date.


The Trust reserves the right to appoint earlier if an exceptional candidate applies for the post, so early applications are strongly encouraged.

Closing date:           17 July 2020, 10am
Interview date:          TBA




The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. To this end, you may be required to undergo pre-employment checks.
This post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.


If you have any other enquiries about the Trust, please do not hesitate to contact us using the details below.


Evolution Academy Trust
Suite 1 Keswick Hall

Tel: 01603 981210