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Job Ref No. ECC4733-154S Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: 5,995 - £11,989
Position Start Date: 01/06/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 31/05/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: To be Arranged  

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Required as soon as possible - The Governing Body would like to appoint three part-time Cleaners for an essential role within the school. The main purpose of the role is to participate in the provision and maintenance of an effective and efficient cleaning service in specified areas of the School's premises. Routine duties may vary between term time, School closures and to cover for absent colleagues.

The successful applicants will receive 33 days paid holiday including bank holiday (pro-rata during the first year of employment depending on start date)s. Holidays are by arrangement with the Site Manager and must be taken during school Holidays.

We can offer you:

• A personal and caring approach

• A calm and inspiring environment

• Career support and continued professional development

Each post is for 10 hours per week, Monday to Friday 6.15-8.15am or 3.15-5.15pm. Candidates who may be interested in 20 hours per week would be required to do a split shift off 6.15am-8.15am and 3.15pm-5.15pm. This is a Band 2 Support Staff role and the salary is £5,995 for a 10 hour shift and £11,989 for a 20 hour shift.

Grays Convent High School is a successful all girls' 11-16 Catholic Secondary School, a dynamic institution committed to academic excellence. With a diverse student body and equally diverse and dedicated staff, we foster an environment where every girl's talent is nurtured.

We are based in Thurrock, Essex and we have a Pupil Admission Number (PAN) of 620. We have three year groups with 150 pupils and a temporary admission number of 680, having taken ' bulge' classes due to local growth. We are a high-performing school that has risen to become one of the top performing schools in Thurrock.

"Inspiring ambition and achieving excellence" is not just a mission statement but a reality at Grays Convent. Our great examination and progress results reflect our commitment to high-quality teaching and learning. With outstanding behaviour for learning, we create an environment where students are happy, motivated, and eager to excel.

Our recent results, including a Progress 8 score of +0.64, showcase the school's commitment to academic achievement. With a focus on the EBacc and excellent Attainment 8 scores, we pride ourselves on providing a robust foundation for future success. English and Drama results are very good.

With a successful OFSTED 'Good' judgment comfortably secured in June 2023, we are now pushing towards 'outstanding' status, with all of the excitement of setting and achieving the highest standards on a daily basis. Our Section 48 Inspection described us as an "Outstanding Catholic School".

If you would like to become part of our exceptional team please apply by downloading our application pack available on the school website, or by contacting

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and young people. The successful applicant will therefore be required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. We encourage applications from all sectors of the community to reflect our diverse student population

Closing date: Friday 31st May 2024

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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Jackie Reynolds
Grays Convent High School
College Avenue, Grays
Essex, RM17 5UX
Telephone: 01375 376173

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