School Cleaner

A School Cleaner is responsible for maintaining high standards of cleanliness throughout the school.

Roles and responsibilities of a School Cleaner

As a School Cleaner, your role may include:

  • Cleaning the school site
  • Vacuuming carpeted areas and washing floors
  • Use of cleaning equipment
  • 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.

Skills and experience required to be a School Cleaner

To be a School Cleaner, you should:

  • Have a reasonable level of fitness
  • Be punctual, reliable and trustworthy
  • Be able to manage time effectively
  • Have the ability to work alone and without supervision, or as part of a team
  • Have awareness of health and safety procedures
  • Have reading skills for following instructions
  • Have maths skills for measuring cleaning fluids
  • Be pro-active rather than re-active.

What New Directions Education offers:

  • A dedicated and expert Account Manager
  • Regular and varied supply work
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Potential long-term roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • One of the preferred suppliers to all 22 local authorities in Wales under the All Wales Framework Agreement
  • We are the major teaching supply agency for Welsh speaking teachers across Wales
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

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