Job Details

Job Title: Caretaker

Salary: £17,000- £18,500

Location: Robertsbridge, East Sussex

Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30-16:30

Contract: Permanent

If you really want to make your mark in a rapidly growing business that is committed to improving the lives of children and young people, we have the role for you!


About the School

Mountfield Heath School is entering into its 3rd phase of recruitment.  We are looking for a Facilities Co-ordinator to join our team working in our new independent special educational needs provision, for 32 pupils aged 5-12.  The successful candidate, under the direction of the Senior Leadership Team will ensure the safety of the site for both students and staff.  They will be responsible for maintaining the site as well as the upkeep for any necessary records relating to Health & Safety.


About the Group

We are part of the Acorn Care and Education Group and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.

Acorn Care and Education provide education and care across 20 schools and 19 residential care homes nationally. Our vision is to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK to be happy and to make their way in the world. Every day we improve the lives of thousands of young people, their families and communities through a relentless focus on caring and learning.


About the role

Working as the Facilities Co-ordinator at Mountfield Heath School you will undertake general maintenance, co-ordinate site support services and external contractors, as well as being responsible for regular, necessary and statutory checks.


Who are we looking for?

We are looking for an individual with high expectations and standards, who can offer excellent organisational and constructive, practical skills.  The ability to contribute to the development of our school is essential and we believe that energy, passion and a commitment to high standards are key characteristics required.  We are looking for a motivated individual who is able to work as part of a team as well as use their initiative when working alone.

This is an opportunity for the successful candidate to develop their skills and experience in a challenging, motivating and highly rewarding environment.  Salary is £17,000 - £18,500 depending on experience.

Why work for us?

  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of Children and make a positive difference
  • Be part of a supportive and dedicated team
  • Continuous professional development and training
  • Internal Promotion
  • Potential overtime
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters” – The ability to speak to a counsellor for support regarding your mental health.
  • Employee Rewards Hub – An app which offers high-street discounts, hints and tips.


The position is due to commence in October/ November (subject to approved reference/DBS checks).  If you have any further queries regarding how to apply please contact us on 01323 914600 or email us at 


Closing Date: 10th October


Applications are invited online through the Acorn Care and Education website If you have any further queries regarding how to apply please email  or phone 01240 556360


Acorn Care and Education are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.