About the Role
We are seeking a hard-working and dedicated School Cleaner to work in our friendly school. You will work as part as a team, undertaking various cleaning duties throughout the school to ensure our children’s learning environment is always clean. For the successful candidate we can offer a permanent contract working on a part-time basis 12.5 hours per week 40 weeks per year (Term time plus 1 week over summer).
In particular, successful applicants should have:
- Experience of similar work
- Ability to work constructively as part of a team
- Ability to relate well to children and to adults
- Good organising and prioritising skills
- Ability to keep accurate cleaning records
- Evidence of a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people
- Ability to work flexibly to suit school needs
- Have good communication skills
- Have the ability to use initiative
- Be willing to undertake direction and guidance
- Be ready to work as part of a team
- Use time effectively to ensure all spaces are ready for learning
Background information about the School
Kemsley Primary Academy was opened in September 2004 and is a single form entry primary school with a nursery.
Our school ethos is centred upon our values of Exploration, Resilience, Positivity and Aspiration. We firmly believe that every child has the right to fulfil their potential and that we are all life-long learners. We encourage our children to be the very best that they can be by inspiring them to try and try again. We teach them that it is not a matter of not being able to do it, it is about not being able to do it YET! We are highly aspirational for our children’s development and constantly look for new ways to develop our pupils’ schema. We achieve this through our commitment to the 11b411 project.
We are a caring employer who invests in the future of our employees, as only through their excellence can we deliver excellence for the children and families whom we serve.
As a member of the REAch2 Trust, a national family of primary academies, Kemsley Primary Academy is committed to raising standards and achieving excellent for all pupils whatever their background or circumstance. The Trust provides a strong culture of collaboration and support, together with high expectations for staff and pupils alike. Kemsley Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people / vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory written references
The Application Form can be downloaded from the Documents section of this advert.
Completed applications forms should be sent to [email protected]
REAch2 Academy Trust have an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Trust’s online Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form separately.
REAch2 is continuously working towards improving the diversity of the Trust, and the experience for our staff from diverse backgrounds. We are clear that the value of greater diversity to the Trust lies in the way we will value difference when we work together towards richer solutions.
We are keen to hear from all candidates with the appropriate experience who feel they can make a real contribution to the Trust. If you can bring a fresh perspective to the challenges we face whether through your background as someone from an ethnic minority or you live with a disability (visible or not), are open about your faith, religion or belief or about being LGBTQ+, your application will receive a warm welcome. As will applications from all suitable candidates.
REAch2 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all adults working in or with our schools to share this commitment.
Enclosed in our application pack is a copy of our safer recruitment policy, which outlines the steps we take to ensure that we attract the most suitable, high calibre candidates, and to help deter, reject or identify people who might abuse children or are otherwise unsuited to working with them.
We encourage all potential candidates to read this policy carefully in order to fully understand what is expected of you in our recruitment process. All roles will be assessed for the appropriate level of DBS check, which will include a Children’s Barred List check if the role meets the criteria for regulated activity.
- A wide range of professional development opportunities,
- A competitive salary,
- Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme LGPS,
As part of REAch2 employee benefits we also offer an eye care scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family and membership of ‘perks at work’ – which includes discounts on holidays, shopping, family days out and much more.