Hours:                 15 hours per week – Monday to Friday 3.30pm – 6.30pm. Term time plus 3 weeks in the summer holidays

Required for:      Immediate start

Contract:             Permanent

Salary:                 Grade 1a – £20,658 full time pro rata (approximately £8,121 per annum)

We have a vacancy for an enthusiastic, hard-working and flexible cleaner to join the team at Purley Oak’s Primary School, Nursery and Children’s Centre.

The role will involve cleaning of designated areas within school premises to ensure that they are kept in a clean and hygienic condition. You will be assigned a cleaning rota with daily, weekly and termly tasks.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and adaptable individual with attention to detail and a professional attitude to their work.

Essential skills and abilities:

  • Ability to perform the physical tasks required by the post, including lifting, carrying and pushing waste bins, cleaning trolleys and vacuum cleaners.
  • Ability to move chairs, desks and other school furniture in order to undertake cleaning duties.
  • Ability to fulfil their cleaning rota within the required time period to the expected standard.
  • Ability to carry out the work under minimal supervision.
  • Ability to operate as part of a team or individually.
  • Experience of cleaning work or working in a school environment is desirable but not essential

 Purley Oaks Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and the successful candidate will need an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, evidence of right to work in the UK and two satisfactory references.

Photographic identification and certificates of all relevant qualifications will need to be provided at the interview stage.

Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and aim to promote and ensure equal treatment for all.

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged. Appointments to view can be made by contacting Miss Lowe (PA to the Headteacher) on 020 8688 4268 or by emailing hr@purleyoaks.croydon.sch.uk.

Applications

To apply for this position please complete the Application and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Forms fully and provide a Supporting Statement, which shows how you meet the criteria outlined in the Person Specification.

PLEASE NOTE AS A SAFER RECRUITMENT SCHOOL WE WILL TAKE UP REFERENCES PRIOR TO YOU BEING CALLED FOR INTERVIEW, UNLESS YOU CAN PROVIDE US WITH A VALID REASON FOR REFERENCES NOT TO BE TAKEN UP AT THIS STAGE. PLEASE ENSURE YOU PROVIDE TWO EMAIL ADDRESSES ON YOUR APPLICATION FORM FOR REFEREES TO BE CONTACTED.

GDPR

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the expected provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) the school is responsible for holding and protecting personal data.  The school is required to share some data with the Local Authority, Croydon Council and the Department for Education. For further information on who we share data with please see our website for our Data Protection Policy and Privacy Notices: www.purleyoaks.croydon.sch.uk/.

Application forms and supporting statements should be submitted to: hr@purleyoaks.croydon.sch.uk

Closing Date:     Midday, Wednesday 18th November 2020

Interviews:         Week beginning 23rd November 2020

Tenable:              As soon as possible

Cleaner Job Description November 2020

Cleaner – Person Specification November 2020

Non Teaching Application Form