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School Cleaner, St Helens

  • Location: St Helens
  • Duration: Short term placement
  • Salary: £10 per hour
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: School Support Staff (Ancillary)
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Job Description

New Directions Education is looking to appoint an experienced school cleaner who can support a large high school based in St Helens.

This role is to start immediately and continue until the end of December 2020. Our school has requested someone who has had previous experience of working as a school cleaner although a hand over will be given prior to the booking.

This a full time role and the shifts are 4pm – 6pm.

Job Specification

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 teaching roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • Preferred supplier to more than 20 boroughs across the UK
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

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