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School Cleaner

Post Title:  Cleaner

School:       Sherwood Park Primary School

Location:   Sherwood Park Avenue, Sidcup, Kent DA15 9JQ                                     

Status:        Permanent

Hours/Percentage of Week:  13 hours 45 mins

Weeks per year:  52

Grade:        BEXLEY 02 spinal points 021-024

Post Start Date:  January 2021

Closing Date for Applications: 11/12/2020

Sherwood Park is a popular and successful two form entry primary school in Bexley, with a strong commitment to inclusive practice. We have imaginative, creative and enthusiastic children who are eager to learn and highly experienced and inspirational teaching staff who are dedicated to providing the best all round education for our children.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, and committed cleaning operative. You will have responsibilities for a designated area (which will include toilets) ensuring that the area is kept clean and hygienic. Tasks include washing, sweeping, vacuuming, emptying litterbins, polishing and dusting. Duties will vary during term time and holiday periods. This position requires candidates to have an ability to work well as part of a team. Hours will be 5.30am – 8.15am term time and 8.00am – 10.45am during school holidays.

Interviews will take place the week beginning 14th December. The start date will be January 2021 subject to the successful candidate’s current position and the appropriate checks being made.

Candidates must read the job description and be able to fulfil the person specification and the above criteria.

For further information about the school, please visit: www.sherwoodparkprimry.co.uk

Further details about this vacancy, including the Job Description and Person Specification, are available to download from the downloads section below. Alternatively, if you wish to discuss the post further please contact Jill Hawley on 0208 303 6300 or admin@sherwood.bexley.sch.uk

Your Application

To apply for this vacancy please download and complete the application form, from the downloads section below, paying particular attention to Section 4 of the form; to indicate how you satisfy the criteria set out in the Person Specification. Applications should be submitted via email to admin@sherwood.bexley.sch.uk . Alternatively, paper applications should be sent to Sherwood Park Primary School, Sherwood Park Avenue, Sidcup DA15 9JQ. CVs will not be accepted. The closing date for applications is as stated above.

References will be requested for applicants shortlisted for interview only and prior to interview. An example of the reference pro-forma is available to view from the downloads section below (Appendix A).

Only applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

Applicants invited to interview stage will be required to complete a Self-Disclosure form.

An Enhanced DBS certificate will be required on provisional offer,including a check of the Children’s Barred List  Further vetting checks, in line with the requirements of Keeping Children Safe in Education 2020 will be completed following a provisional offer of appointment.

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. Sherwood Park Primary School therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

Sherwood Park Primary School is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery and expects employees to comply with our values of promoting equality and diversity, treating colleagues and service users with dignity and respect at all times. This commitment must be evidenced in practice. Any behaviour that falls below these standards is unacceptable to the School and potentially constitutes misconduct.

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