Job Vacancies

School Cleaner

  • Location: Cheshire West & Chester
  • Duration: one month
  • Salary: £9 per hour
  • Start date: September 2019
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Sector: School Support Staff (Ancillary)
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Job Description

New Directions are looking to appoint a School Cleaner to work on a temporary basis in primary school based in Chester. This position is a guarantee September 2019 start and will be continued on a week by week basis.

Applicants should have a background working in commercial cleaning and be able to provide a COSHH training certificate.

  • Cleaning certain parts of the school site
  • Vacuuming carpeted areas and washing floors
  • Sweeping uncarpeted areas 
  • 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

Hours of work will be either in the morning or afternoon – so if you could please advise your preference.

Job Specification

New Directions Education registers vacancies in primary and secondary schools, as well as further education and higher education establishments for Support Staff.

School secretary

We recruit school secretaries who are typically experienced in SIMS, and fully computer literate. You must be able to deal with confidential information, work on a variety of tasks, and deal with public and staff at all levels.


Candidates who have a background in maintenance, decorating, facilities, or in a trade are of interest to us for caretaker roles. This is a responsible role within the school, often being a key holder where you could be required to work split shifts, as well as responding to security alerts on the school’s premises.


Schools often come to New Directions Education for catering staff to work in the school canteen. Ideally, you’ll have an up-to-date Food Hygiene certificate and also have experience in working in a catering role.

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

We are fully committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults. All applicants must undertake a full enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check.

Please contact New Directions Education Ltd, Wirral branch, for more information on this job vacancy, on 0151 515 0822 or click Apply Now to enquire about this job vacancy.

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