Caretaker/Cleaner in charge

Cleaning/Caretaking, School/Academy Services
Part Time
Edgewood Primary School, Edgewood Drive, Hucknall, Nottingham, NG15 6HX
27.5 hours a weeks, all year round
Grade 2

We are looking for an experienced person to work alongside our Site Manager at Edgewood Primary School in September.

The successful candidate will be a highly competent cleaner with the ability to work well as part of a small team, be able to prioritise effectively and to juggle many different tasks under pressure. An awareness of the importance of confidentiality and of the safeguarding of children is essential.

The day-to-day role is largely cleaning within the school but includes Key Holder responsibilities and also deputising for the Site Manager when required. Further details are available from the school if required.

Other skills required are the ability to work as part of a team, competency in English and Maths, a good range of DIY skills, ability to manage own workload while taking direction from the Site Manager and school leadership, use own initiative where required, good communications skills and ability to oversee contractors on site.

Our school is strongly committed to safeguarding children and the successful candidate will need to show an understanding of this in their application or interview and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We welcome applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation. Visits to the school are welcome by appointment. Please note we do not accept CVs.

We can offer –

  • A welcoming environment
  • An opportunity to work with a team of hardworking staff, school leaders and governors
  • Professional support, CPD opportunities

Please contact the school office to make an appointment to visit the school. Applicants will be invited to interview by email so please ensure you give a valid email address in your application.

Application forms and further details are available from the school either by post (please send a large SAE) or by email:

Closing date: Friday, 19th July 2019 12pm. Interviews: Tuesday, 23rd July 2019. 

• We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks.

• All posts in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All posts in schools, unless stated otherwise, are suitable for a job share arrangement.

• The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation for posts within County and Controlled Schools and in Colleges.
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