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Job Ref No. ECC5402-396S Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: Band 1 point 7 fixed
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 22/07/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: Continuous when application received  

Job Description

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We are seeking to appoint Cleaners on a casual basis with immediate effect due to expansion of ourteam. The posts offer an excellent opportunity to work in our highly successful academy which holdsa good Ofsted status.

The Cleaning Department has a strong team working ethos, is very supportive of new members ofstaff with induction programmes in place and on the job training provided.

Personal Qualities
Prior experience of working within a commercial cleaning environment is an advantage, however, wewill provide training to those candidates who have not worked as a Cleaner in a previous role.

Applicants should be hardworking, enthusiastic and have a high level of commitment, ability to workwithin a team and manage own time effectively to ensure that the role is completed in the timeframeset.

Responsibilities of the Post Holder
In accordance with the job description for Cleaner, the main responsibilities are as follows:
• to work as part of a team and to provide a high level of cleaning. To undertake the cleaning ofareas, as specified by the Cleaning Supervisor or Cleaning, Catering and Hospitality Manager.
• the postholder will be expected to observe safe working practices in carrying out their requiredduties and report any potential hazards.
• to undertake training in the correct use of cleaning equipment such as floor machines, vacs,wets pick-ups and in health and safety and the use of cleaning chemicals.
• all employees are expected to show a responsible attitude to health and safety issues and havedue regard for their personal safety and that of others.

Remuneration and Working Time
The hours of work required will be on a casual basis, Monday to Friday, term time only. Annual salaryfor a Cleaner will be in accordance with the academy Local Government Pay Scale, which forcurrently involves a salary of

Information about the School

Work at a place where you feel valued and recognised. An environment where imagination and creativity counts. Work with us.

Currently the third largest secondary school in Essex as a single academy trust and growing, we are focused on enhancing our future structure and have roles where we are seeking people who can bring fresh perspectives and new variety for the benefits of our students. At Plume Academy you will find the space to develop your talents, the freedom to contribute and the opportunity to grow as part of our welcoming and inclusive family.
Employing over 300 staff, from teaching and learning to management and administration, you will find opportunities at every level, across both of our campuses. Our people share a determination to push boundaries, think differently and achieve more. As an employee, you’ll play a crucial part in assisting with our continual development. In return, we will support, nurture and reward you with benefits from training and development to responsibility recognition.

Plume had a successful Ofsted inspection in 2018 and was judged a ‘good’ Academy. Ofsted acknowledged the high quality of teaching and excellent relationships in the Academy. Plume Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments are therefore subject to satisfactory DBS and Immigration Checks, demonstration of ability, together with the receipt of references.

If you would like to telephone the Director of HR prior to completing the application form, Mrs Sarah Freeman would be pleased to discuss the role in further detail. Visits to the Academy are not possible at this time during Covid-19, however, information about the academy including videos to give candidates virtual tours are available on our website at

We look forward to hearing from you!

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

Mrs Sarah Freeman, Director of HR
Fambridge Road, Maldon
Essex, CM9 6AB
Telephone: 01621 854681

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