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Job Ref No. ECC2439-86 Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: Thurrock Living Wage
Position Start Date: 01/05/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 15/04/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: tbc  

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Arthur Bugler Primary School 
St James' Avenue East, Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex, SS17 7BQ
Wishes to appoint a 

Salary: Thurrock Living Wage
(£5,426.83 per annum)

3.30pm - 5.30pm (Monday-Friday)
10 hours per week
Term time plus 3 additional weeks

Start Date: 15th April 2024
A new opportunity has arisen to appoint a Cleaner for Arthur Bugler Primary School, a popular oversubscribed Community School. Arthur Bugler Primary School are looking for an reliable and enthusiastic cleaner, who can work at the school from 3.30pm to 5.30pm to support the cleaning of the school. School cleaners are responsible for maintaining high standards of cleanliness throughout the school. The role includes:

Cleaning certain parts of the school site
Vacuuming carpeted areas and washing floors
Sweeping uncarpeted areas 
Emptying and cleaning bins 
Spot cleaning of spillages
Cleaning desks, seats and skirting boards
Cleaning toilet areas and replenishing toiletries
Cleaning doors and windows
Checking stock levels of cleaning materials
Reporting all defects/hazards immediately to the caretaker or supervisor

Arthur Bugler Primary School is a member of The Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust. The school is proud of its inclusive ethos and the broad and enriched curriculum that it provides for all pupils. The supportive staff have high aspirations for the pupils and strive to make a difference in the lives of the children and their families. Our schools' ethos is based on the Cooperative values of self-help, self-responsibility, democracy, equality, equity and sharing a sense of collective responsibility for supporting each other. .

We are a Good OFSTED rated school (June 2019) and we are proud of our vibrant and diverse school where children are enthusiastic and motivated to achieve endless possibilities. The children are at the heart of every decision we make to ensure that they are happy and confident and that the opportunities that are provided for them are relevant to their needs both now, and in the future. The School is proud to be:

Friendly, caring and supportive, with a strong student council
A place where pupils feel safe, happy, valued and respected
An inclusive school, where everyone works hard to ensure all pupils receive stimulating learning experiences, with high expectations for all children
A school that celebrates every child's individuality and success

Arthur Bugler Primary School is a member of Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust, a Multi-Academy Trust, with twelve member schools within Essex. All schools in the Trust work in equal partnership and are members of the schools' Co-operative Society. Our Co-operative Values focus on enabling all students to achieve their potential both academically and as young people. 

In return for your hard work you will receive: 

Relocation package of up to £8,000 for new employees renting or buying a property
Support from highly experienced SLT members, the wider trust network and collaboration with our other schools 
Support network for all staff including managing workloads and work-life balance  
Career progression throughout the Trust, with the ability to progress in other schools 
Recognition of continuous service  
Excellent CPD opportunities through the school and the trust  
Fully Subsided Employee Assistance Programme   
Excellent behaviour management policy to support all staff 
National Conditions of Service 
Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme

If you feel the school would suit you, and you have the passion, drive and commitment to work with us to make all aspects of our school outstanding, please apply now or you can request a visit of the school or for more information speak to Sophie Neal or 01375 648901.

Arthur Bugler is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. In compliance with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all applications must be made on our formal application form, CVs will not be accepted. This appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references. Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer. As a Trust, we recognise the value of, and seek to achieve a diverse workforce. We welcome applications from all backgrounds. Please refer to our recruitment & selection policy statement ( for more information.   
To apply for the vacancy, please visit our website via the link below, or apply via Essex School Jobs.  Vacancies in our Trust (  

Closing date: Wednesday 20th March 2024 - Midday
Interview date: W/C Monday 25th March 2024
Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate before the closing date. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Information about the School

Arthur Bugler is a two-form entry primary school (ages 4–11) based in Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex and a proud partner in Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust.

Our caring, secure atmosphere encourages trust and respect between every member of our school, providing the backdrop to our stimulating and creative learning environment.

At Arthur Bugler we endeavour to sustain the ethos of a whole school community, where every individual feels important and their needs are met. Diversity is embraced in a happy and secure environment. Children, staff, governors, parents and volunteer helpers are valued and cared for in order to make a positive, inspiring and safe learning environment for all.

We are committed to ensuring all our children flourish during their time at Arthur Bugler and that they leave prepared for their future success at secondary school and beyond. It is our mission to deliver the highest possible standards across all areas of school life and we are confident that our children will reach and exceed their potential during the time they spend with us. Our personal and family environment and creative approach to the curriculum makes learning enjoyable and encourages pupils to do their best. This is driven by our passionate team of teaching and support staff who place great emphasis on ensuring every child’s needs are met, their abilities are understood and their aspirations are encouraged regardless of any differences.

The education of all the children at Arthur Bugler Primary School is a joint venture involving children, staff, governors and the community. Working together ensures that provision for the children is highly effective and the very best.

We value our parent partnerships and strive to build effective relationships between the school and the wider community.

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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Information about the school

Contact Information

Georgia Chapman - HR & Recruitment Officer
St James Avenue East, Stanford-le-Hope
Essex, SS17 7BQ
Telephone: 01375 677079
Email: hr@osborne.coopp

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