Afternoon Cleaners - Fixed Term


2018-10-04 17:55:32

salary: 8.10 British Pound . GBP Hourly

Job location Maidstone, Kent, United Kingdom

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Education

Job description

Pay: £8.10 per hour

Start Date: Nov 2018

About the role: Tree Tops Primary Academy is seeking to appoint a number of Cleaners to expand their current team. Our successful candidates will ensure the designated areas of the academy premises are kept in a clean and hygienic condition. We can be flexible regarding the working options available, depending on the successful candidate's preference; 1 or 2 hours per day between the hours of 3.30pm - 5.30pm, Monday - Friday during Term Time with the option of overtime during school holidays. There will also be scope to take on overtime during periods of absence or key busy periods in our other three Maidstone primary academies which are just a stone's throw from Tree Tops. Our successful candidates will be reliable, able to work as part of a team and be flexible in their duties on a day to day basis. Interviews will be held on a rolling basis so early applications are encouraged.

Reporting to the Cleaning Supervisor, the post-holder will undertake the following duties;

  • Cleaning, washing, catch mopping and sweeping
  • Emptying of litter bins
  • Polishing and dusting where appropriate
  • Using powered equipment (e.g. Vacuum cleaners, polishers) where appropriate
  • Undertake major cleaning during academy holidays as agreed with the Facilities Manager.

Please note:

  • The designated areas may include toilets, washrooms and corridors.
  • Duties will vary between term and closure periods.
  • All duties must be carried out within the codes of practice of the Academy's Health and Safety Policy.

We are looking for people with the following skills and attributes;

  • No formal qualifications required
  • Is flexible and prepared to take on a range of tasks
  • Is able to communicate appropriately with young people and adults
  • Is able to work as part of a team
  • Is prepared to undergo further training if required.

Working for Tree Tops Primary Academy: Tree Tops Primary Academy has 253 pupils, located on the outskirts of Maidstone. The academy is set in magnificent grounds, with ample space for both outdoor learning and play. Our thriving nursery is located on site and offers an excellent start for our children's education. We have separate facilities for KS1 and KS2, as well as rooms for small group and specialist teaching.

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: Being part of a successful multi-academy trust allows the academy to share best practice and collaborate with colleagues from a number of other school in the local area. As part of the 'cluster' structure all of our academies are grouped together in key geographical area to enable them to be able to support each other and share resources. It also offers staff better access to career opportunities as the Trust is committed to developing and promoting from within wherever possible. For more information on working for the Trust please visit our careers pages

Closing Date: 19/10/2018 at 23:00

Interviews: TBC

Information about the school

Tree Tops Primary Academy, located on the outskirts of Maidstone, is set in magnificent grounds with ample space for both outdoor learning and play. Our thriving nursery is located on site and offers an excellent start for our children's education. We have separate and spacious facilities for Early years, KS1 and KS2, as well as rooms for small group and specialist teaching.

We offer our children a range of additional experiences and support, including regular trips and visitors, sports coaching, after-school clubs, counselling and play therapy. The Academy has been recognised as having 'good' leadership and management, and the whole staff team are striving for constant improvement together.

Our Academy is a happy, caring and vibrant community which offers a stimulating learning environment. By developing potential, drive and self-esteem we help everyone to become a unique, responsible, respectful, motivated and successful individual. The academy caters for boys and girls from the age of three to eleven years. It is well equipped, having its own Nursery, library, 2 halls, kitchens and extensive outdoor areas.

We aim to give every child the very best start to their education through lively and engaging teaching using an exciting, broad and balanced curriculum. We want our children to enjoy a wide range of experiences which bring the curriculum to life and make learning active, meaningful and relevant. All our staff work hard to ensure the best possible quality of education for the children in every class.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.


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