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We currently have a vacancy for a cleaner to join the team at our friendly, hardworking school.


10 hours per week, 2 hours each afternoon 3.45 - 5.45pm

Salary:  Single Status Grade 1 point 2 - £17,842 (£4,798 per annum based on 10 hours per week)  

Closing date: 13 September 2021 at midday

Interview date: to be confirmed

Key tasks

  • clean areas of the establishment in accordance with the Building Cleaning Specification as directed by the Premises Manager
  • operate cleaning machinery in accordance with instructions
  • dilute and use cleaning materials as instructed
  • collect and remove waste/rubbish from work area to collection point as directed
  • clean and maintain cleaning equipment as instructed
  • observe and comply with the Health and Safety Policy and Code of Practice for cleaning staff.  
  • comply with instructions relating to security and confidentiality.
  • carry out the above duties in accordance with the Education Department’s Equal Opportunities Policy.

Essential criteria

Ability to:

  • work effectively and supportively as a member of the school team
  • work in an organised and methodical manner
  • act on own initiative, dealing with any unexpected problems that arise
  • demonstrate commitment to Equal Opportunities

Some knowledge of Health & Safety Regulations as they relate to the operation of cleaning equipment and the dilution of cleaning materials

Experience of undertaking a range of cleaning duties

Willingness to:

clean any area of the school as requested by the caretaker and/or headteacher.

  • take personal responsibility for standard of work carried out
  • participate in further training and development opportunities offered by the school and county, to further knowledge
  • maintain confidentiality on all school matters  

Job description

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