Job Ref No. ECC2971-87S Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: Scale 1 Point 2
Position Start Date: 15/04/2024 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 17/03/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: 25th March 2024  

Job Description

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School: Kents Hill Infant Academy

Position: Cleaner

Contract: Permanent

Hours per week: 13 hours and 45 minutes per week (38 weeks plus 2 additional weeks)

Scale: 1 Point 2

Actual Salary: £7,301.02

Start Date: 15th April 2024

Application Closes: 17th March 2024 at midnight

Interview Date: 25th March 2024

Kents Hill Infant Academy are seeking a Cleaner to join our friendly Site Team. Working alongside the Site Manager you will be responsible for cleaning any areas of the school to a high standard as directed. The successful candidate will need to be a self-motivated and enthusiastic person who enjoys using their own initiative. Previous cleaning experience and knowledge of Health and Safety would be desired but is not essential.

The successful candidate will be required to work 13 hours and 45 minutes per week, Monday to Friday 3.00 pm to 5.45 pm.

We would be delighted to hear from you if you have:

· The knowledge of how to use cleaning tools, products, machinery and equipment to support the cleaning of all areas of the school.

· The ability to be on time and able to work to deadlines to clean areas within the time given.

· Commitment to improving our learning environment by maintaining high standards of cleaning.

· Attention to detail

· The ability to overcome communication barriers and build rapport with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

· Effective organisational and interpersonal skills,enabling you to manage tasks efficiently and collaborate effectively with colleagues.

· The ability to work independently and take initiative,taking pride in your work and consistently seeking opportunities to contribute to the team's success.

· The ability to remain calm under pressure and maintain composure in challenging situations.

What we can offer you:

· Engaged and enthusiastic pupils who are 'proud to belong' to our school and enjoy learning in a stimulating environment.

· A forward thinking, proactive Trust that is dedicated to the success of its pupils and staff.

· A dynamic and collaborative team of leadership who are dedicated and committed to the success of pupils and staff alike.

· Access to ongoing training empowering you to grow and excel in your role.

· A comprehensive Employee Assistance programme available to all employees, providing you with the support you need whenever you need it.

Take the Next Step:

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact the office team directly at 01268 792500, to schedule an appointment. We hope to meet you.

We encourage you to submit your application at your earliest convenience as we reserve the right to close this job opportunity early.

Kents Hill infant Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practice and appointments are subject to satisfactory DBS certification and references.

As part of the South Essex Academy Trust we are an equal opportunities employer.

How to apply:

If you would like to apply for this position, please click on the 'apply for this vacancy' button to complete our application form. Once completed please send to Sarah O'Donnell, Recruitment Consultant at along with your Recruitment Monitoring Information form.

Job Description and Person Specification is also included in the attachments.

Please take care to complete the application in full as incomplete applications will not be considered.

Information about the School

Our school is happy, friendly and very successful and as of January 1st 2019 we are delighted to be one of a family of schools as part of the South Essex Academy Trust. We aim to provide an exciting, stimulating, safe and secure environment where outstanding learning takes place. We are very much a family school. The ethos of the school is reflected in excellent relationships and in its purposeful and caring atmosphere. Parents, carers, staff and directors all contribute to our success. Our children make excellent progress and the school enjoys very high standards. We firmly believe that “every child matters” and we provide the highest quality learning opportunities for all our children. This includes a broad range of extra curricular activities.

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

Vicky Merrell
South Essex Academy Trust
Westwood Academy
Beresford Close, Hadleigh
Essex, SS7 2SU
Telephone: 01702559467 ext 214

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