School Cleaner

  • Job Reference: 00001730-1
  • Date Posted: 29 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Adcote School
  • Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire
  • Salary: £10.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Cleaners
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

School Cleaner
Job Specification and further information

RESPONSIBLE TO: The Cleaning Supervisor who is responsible to The Bursar
STATUS: Permanent/ Full Time /Term Time plus 10 weeks (3 weeks for Half Terms, 1 week at Christmas, 2 week at Easter, plus 4 weeks in Summer)
HOURS OF WORK: Monday – Thursday 5:30am - 8:30 am, 9:00am -1:00pm (7 hrs). Friday 9am – 12:30pm, 1pm – 3:30pm (6hrs). Total Hours 34 hrs /week In the Holidays hours would be Monday - Friday 9am – 12:30pm, 1pm – 3:30pm (6hrs) 30 hrs per week
REMUNERATION: Currently £10 / hr (inc. of Holiday pay)

Principle Responsibilities:
• To undertake general cleaning, dusting of fixtures & fittings, polishing, emptying of litter bins, and maintaining cleanliness within various locations and buildings throughout the school including toilets, bathrooms and shower areas where applicable.

  • To ensure all bathrooms and toilet areas are cleaned daily
  • To ensure that the dormitories and boarding areas are kept to a high standard of cleanliness
  • To ensure that classrooms are cleaned weekly, with waste bins emptied daily.
  • Corridors and stairs swept as per rota
  • To ensure that all procedures for security, safety, health and fire precautions are adhered to in accordance with the Health & Safety Policy.
  • To ensure that all store rooms and equipment are kept clean, hygienic and maintained.
  • To ensure that all chemicals and equipment are always locked away when not in use.
  • To report to the Cleaning Supervisor any faults arising with the equipment used i.e. vacuum cleaners etc
  • To ensure that all chemicals and equipment are always locked away when not in use.

    Health and Safety:
  • Maintain a safe and positive working environment. Under the Health & Safety at Work Act a member of staff is required to take reasonable care for his/her own health and safety and abide by the School’s Health & Safety policy.

  • Good general cleaning skills
  • Experience as a cleaner in a school environment advantageous but not essential
  • Friendly and approachable character
  • Willing to take on a challenge!

    Team Work and Collaboration
  • Show a commitment to good attendance and excellent punctuality

    Child Protection 
  • All staff share the responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and must adhere to, and comply with, the School’s Child Protection Policy.

    Applicants should apply by filling in and returning the School’s teaching staff application form that can be found on the School website under the heading ‘Downloads‛ or by contacting the School Secretary on 01939 260202 who will provide a Job Description and Application Form. Then complete and send in the application form and covering letter to: Email: or The School Secretary, Adcote School, Little Ness, Shrewsbury SY4 2JY Tel: 01939 260202

    The closing date for applications is the 17th May 2021.

    The position will be conditional of an enhanced DBS check which will be carried out prior to the commencement of employment and two satisfactory references. The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the police.

    The School reserves the right to appoint at any stage of the recruitment process