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Job Ref No. ECC8825446-168 Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: Scale 1.1 (£18,333 FTE, pro-rated according to hrs
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 14/07/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: as soon as possible  

Job Description

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Cleaner (early mornings)

We have a vacancy for a reliable and efficient early morning Cleaner to join a team of dedicated and long-serving cleaners and to work between the hours of 3am and 7am Monday to Friday.

Responsible to - Cleaning Supevisor

Job Purpose -To undertake cleaning within the school according to Procedure Codes using a variety of methods including machinery whilst adhering to safety regulations.

Previous experience as a Cleaner would be an advantage, although not essential. Following training, the successful candidate will be working on their own initiative.

Southend High School for Boys is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Please review the attached job description and person specification which can also be found on the school website at, along with the application form.

Key Information for candidates regarding terms and conditions -

Hours per week: 10 hours worked over five days Monday to Friday (2 hours per day).

Working pattern: Work must be completed between the hours of 3am and 7am.

Working weeks per year: All year round/52.14 weeks

Location: The post is based in the school.

Start date: Required as soon as possible.

Holiday entitlement: Pro-rated holiday entitlement is: 4 weeks/40 hours which can be taken during the school holidays by prior arrangement with management.

Pay: The post is paid on Essex Schools' Local Government Pay Scale 1, point 1. The full time equivalent pay for this Scale is £18,333. The actual salary for this part time post based on the hours outlined above will be £4,954.86 per year which will be paid in 12 equal monthly instalments per year.

Bonus: A non-contractual monthly bonus payment of £17.50 will be payable with full attendance and the completion of all duties.

Probation: All individuals new to employment with the academy will be required to satisfactorily complete a six month probationary period.

Benefits: The successful candidate will be eligible for the following benefits upon commencement of employment:

Auto-enrolment into a contributory pension scheme (TPS for teachers and LGPS for support staff)
Free on-site parking
Access to excellent catering facilities when the kitchen is operational
CPD through internal and external providers
Access to Occupational Health
Eye care vouchers
Free use of the sports facilities

Information about the School

At Southend High School for Boys, talent is nurtured and learning is valued. Challenge is welcomed, participation is expected and achievement is prized. Pupils are happy, and prosper at the school.

We are an oversubscribed grammar school, complimented on our latest (2015) outstanding OFSTED inspection on all aspects, including our success in promoting good pupil attitudes and behaviour.

As a grammar school, high academic expectations are central to our purpose, and these are sustained through an extensive programme of support and guidance. Pupils develop their confidence and enthusiasm through a wide range of creative, sporting and other endeavours.

Southend High School for Boys stands on a superb site within walking distance of Prittlewell Station and the centre of Southend. Pupils retain fond memories of their years at the school, and stay in contact for many years.

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

Louise Kent, HR Manager
Prittlewell Chase, Southend-on-Sea
Essex, SS0 0RG
Telephone: 01702 606200

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