• Contract type - Permanent, full time
  • Salary range - BAND 7, SCP 12 - 17 (£22,571- £24,920 FTE)
  • Location - Co-op Academy Parkland, Old Park Rd, Bradford BD10 9BG
  • Closing date - April 26, 2022

Do you have project management experience and want to join a small, friendly school? Do you want to make a difference to young people’s lives and create a safe environment for them to flourish in?

We’re looking for a Caretaker to join our team!

As a Caretaker, you will be responsible for maintenance, security and facilities management services on the academy site and provide specialist support in a specific resource area as well as be responsible for the maintenance of a clean and hygienic school interior.

You’ll do all this whilst capturing the spirit of our vision and values and whilst role-modelling exceptional professional behaviours.

This contract is full time, all year round. £11.70 p/h increasing each year to the top scale of £12.92 p/h 

Co-op Academy Parkland is an exciting and dynamic workplace which offers an exceptional learning experience to all of its pupils.  As part of the Co-op Academies Trust, you will be joining a highly inspirational and ambitious organisation, which strives for excellence in all it does in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for its pupils.  The Trust is a successful partnership of schools committed to raising the educational ambitions of the communities in which it sits.  As part of the Trust, we can offer the successful candidate a huge variety of opportunities for development and progression across all phases.  


Why us?  

Benefits of working for the Co-op Academies Trust include:

  • Local government pension scheme and recognised continuous service
  • Co-operative flexible benefits, including cycle to work and 20% Co-op discount and 10% from non branded products. Discount on Co-op services (insurance & legal)
  • Free flu vaccine, eye checks and money towards glasses 
  • Co-operative credit union
  • Health-care cash-back scheme
  • Discounted gym membership and leisure activities
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme offering advice to you and your family around legal, financial, health as well as free counselling 
  • Season ticket and rental deposit loans



Our Values 

We follow the Co-op’s ‘Ways of Being’ which are:

  • Succeed together – Co-operating is what makes us different; we’re better and stronger when we work together.
  • Be yourself, always – We bring our best self to the academy, so that we each contribute and respect others for doing the same. Of course, being yourself isn’t about excusing poor behaviours that contradict our other Ways of Being Co-op.
  • Do what matters most – What matters most is ensuring that our students achieve the best possible outcomes.
  • Show you care – We care about our Trust, our colleagues, our students, their parents, our Co-op and communities, now and for the future.


If you believe in our values and have experience for this role, we would love to hear from you!

For visits to the school and any queries please contact Denise Emptage, Business Manager on


Closing date for applications:  Tuesday 26th April 2022 at 9am

Interviews will take place on:  Wednesday 4th May 2022


How to apply 

Let’s get the ball rolling. Please complete PARTA and PARTB application forms attached below and email them back to

For further information about Co-op Academy Parkland please visit our website: or for further information about Co-op Academies Trust please visit the Trust website here:


Co-op Academies Trust as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and two satisfactory references.  We value variety and individual differences, and aim to create a culture, environment and practices at all levels which encompass acceptance, respect and inclusion. All our colleagues are expected to demonstrate a commitment to co-operative values and principles.


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