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Job Ref No. ECC2103-84S Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: Scale 2. Pont 3
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Temporary
Application Close: 13/04/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: as soon as possible  

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Howbridge C of E Junior School are looking to appoint a cleaner on a casual (zero hours contract). The successful applicant with be paid at Scale 2. Point 3

The general hour of work will be Monday to Friday 6.30am till 9am then 3pm till 6pm (AS AND WHEN REQUIRED)

We are a 3-form entry Church of England junior school based in Witham, Essex.

This is a unique opportunity for the right person to join our friendly and hard-working school. Candidates should be sympathetic to the Christian ethos of our school.

The main purpose of this position is to assist the cleaner lead with cleaning duties in and around the school.

Please refer to the attached Job Description & Person Spec for a detailed description of the duties and required qualifications / experience.

Applicants must be enthusiastic, positive and able to work on their own initiative, as well as follow direction from other members of the staff team.

The ideal candidate should have:

Strong inter-personal skills and be able to work well in a team
· Basic reading skills

· Ability to count

· Ability to use general cleaning products

· Ability to complete basic forms

· Ability to exchange routine verbal information clearly

· Understand the role of others working in and around the school

· Ability to work effectively with a range of adults

· Know when, how and with whom to share information

Good organisational skills
In return we can offer you:

A dedicated, supportive, and friendly school and staff with the highest expectations and aspirations for children;
Well behaved, motivated pupils who enjoy school;
A commitment to your continuing professional development.
Detailed information about the position can be found in the attached Key Information Sheet and job description / person specification.

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged, please contact the office manager Mrs J Latter on to arrange an appointment.

Applications should be submitted on

The closing date for applications is Midnight on 14th April 2024

Interviews will be held week of 15th April 2024

The position start date is as soon as possible

We are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Following safer recruitment procedures, the appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, medical checks and enhanced DBS clearance.

Information about the School

Howbridge Junior School is a church of England school based in Witham, Essex. We aim to serve our community by providing an inclusive education of the highest possible quality within the context and ethos of Christian belief. While we actively promote Christian Values such as thankfulness, compassion and forgiveness, we respect the beliefs of other faiths and those of no faith.

Our aim is to be a safe place of distinctive excellence where all are valued as individuals and as God’s children.

At Howbridge Juniors we pride ourselves on fostering a culture of aspiration and self-belief and on providing a supportive and challenging learning environment in which all children can achieve their best.

Alongside academic work, we value developing the whole child and place great emphasis on fun, memorable learning experiences, participating in a huge range of sporting opportunities, charity and community work and more!

All our children, without exception, are encouraged and expected to work hard and to make a positive difference to themselves and others.

We have a team of friendly and enthusiastic staff who are committed to continuing to raise standards throughout the school and ensuring that we provide all of our children with every opportunity to achieve their dreams.

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

Miss Sara Thorne
Howbridge Road, Witham
Essex, CM8 1BZ
Telephone: 01376501648

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