You will find details of staff vacancies here.  Oakdale Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.  Applicants to any post will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service with Children’s Barring List Check.

Staff Vacancies

School Caretaker

Grade:  E - £18,070-£20,138 per annum pro rata (£9.36-£10.43 per hour)

Hours:  35 hours per week, 52 weeks per annum


Oakdale Junior School is looking for a dedicated and skilled caretaker to join our school team.  This is a key role that would suit someone with excellent DIY skills and the ability to undertake routine maintenance, decoration and cleaning.  You must be able to work on your own initiative and be proactive in dealing with day to day tasks.  You will have the ability to prioritise work, meet deadlines and liaise effectively with all contacts.  Security of the school’s building is also an important part of the role. You would be a nominated key holder and would be required to: open and close the building as a daily routine; site security; maintaining the site to ensure the safety of pupils; support the monitoring of service performance on site contracts; liaise with contractors. 


We can offer:

  • A busy, thriving and positive school atmosphere
  • A hugely supportive, creative and positive staff team
  • Impressive facilities and resources
  • A supportive Senior Leadership Team
  • Access to high quality training

We are looking for a Caretaker who:

  • Is committed to working as part of a wider school and Partnership team
  • Has high standards and takes pride in the school environment
  • Ideally, has previous experience of working in a school environment or caretaking (but not essential)
  • A good understanding of premises maintenance including electrical, plumbing, decorating, building work and/or carpentry knowledge

Visits to our school are warmly encouraged.  Please contact the school office to request an appointment. Applicants are also encouraged to view our website for further information about our school:




Applications should be made online by visiting www.poole.gov.uk/jobs-and-careers. CVs will not be accepted.  Applications should be received by midnight on Wednesday 21st March 2018.  Shortlisted candidates will be notified by Friday 23rd March 2018, with interviews to be held Wednesday 28th March 2018.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants to this post will be required to complete an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service Check.


Governor Vacancies

  • Legal
  • HR
  • Premises
  • Finance

Oakdale Junior School currently has vacancies for Governors with Premises, HR, Legal and Finance expertise.  Please click on the adverts below to read more about what being a Governor at Oakdale Junior School entials.  For any questions about the role, please contact our Clerk to Governors at info@yourclerk.org.uk