Cleaning Assistants

Post Ref: P280

Hours: 10 – 15 hrs per week

The Trust is looking to recruit Cleaning Assistants for a number of vacancies in schools across our Trust.

These include current vacancies at:
Carleton Park Junior and Infant School
Larks Hill Junior and Infant School
Orchard Head Junior, Infant and Nursery School

In addition, we are also looking to build a bank of cleaning staff who are able to work for us on a casual basis to cover annual leave and other short term absences.

In each school you will be joining a friendly, hardworking, committed team of staff, in a supportive working environment. We strive for excellence in all that we do, in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for all our pupils. Our premises support staff are no exception to this.

Successful candidates will have previous cleaning experience in a paid or unpaid setting. Experience of school cleaning procedures would be an advantage, as would knowledge of cleaning chemicals/COSHH and/or previous use of specialist cleaning equipment e.g. buffing machines.

In return we can offer you a generous annual leave entitlement, contractual sickness pay and you will be eligible to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.

All shifts start at approx. 3.30pm, at the end of the school day.

A job description and application pack can be found on this page, together with a letter from the CEO.

Completed application forms should be returned by emailing no later than 10am on Thursday 2 May 2019.

We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from everyone. The Pontefract Academies Trust is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare and expect all staff and volunteers to share this.

In accordance with the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018 and our obligations under the Childcare Act 2006, if you are shortlisted for this post you will be required to declare that you are not disqualified from working within this setting.

Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and any satisfactory pre-employment checks. Successful applicants will also be asked to provide criminal conviction information.

Salary: £9.00 per hour
Role Level: Non-Teaching and Support
Location: Pontefract Academies Trust
Closing Date: Thursday 02nd May 10AM
Shortlisting Date: To be agreed
Interview Date: Wednesday 8 May 2019
Start Date: To be agreed
Job Specification: Download
Letter from the CEO: Download
Application Form: Download