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Job Ref No. ECC2833-93 Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: Scale 1 Point 1
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 20/01/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: To be confirmed  

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We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and reliable cleaner to work in collaboration with our Premises Team.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a strong work ethic and will have a flexible approach to the tasks undertaken and the hours worked. Duties will include assisting the premises department with the robust daily cleaning at the school. The ability to use one's own initiative and to work independently is highly desirable.

11.25 hours per week

Monday - Friday (hours to be discussed at interview)

52.14 weeks per year - 24 days annual leave

Salary: Scale 1 Point 1 £5,615.26 pro rata per annum (including fringe allowance)

Closing date: 12pm, Thursday 20th January 2022

Interview's: To be confirmed

For further information about us, please visit Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by contacting the school reception, 01279 445538.

To apply for this position please submit your completed application form including a covering letter to Miss Tunai Musa at

The Downs Primary School & Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all its staff to share in this commitment. This appointment is therefore subject to safer recruitment procedures, including satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS clearance.

Information about the School

The Downs is a "good school where pupils thrive both socially and academically because they are well looked after and kept safe in a caring environment that puts their needs first." - OFSTED January 2016.

We are a 2 form entry primary school and we are situated centrally in Harlow adjacent to the town centre. We are committed to making the school experience for all our children of the highest standard.

Why not visit our website,, and see us for yourselves.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Lynne Smith - Finance & HR Manager
The Downs Primary School & Nursery
The Hides, Harlow
Essex, CM20 3RB
Telephone: 01279445538

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