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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    30 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£17,138.00 Annually (Actual) Scale Point 2 - £20,441 pro rata (£10.62 per Hour)

Cleaner job summary

Abbey College

Details for applicants

Would you like to visit us?

Informal visits are welcomed. We are not as far away as you think and driving through the countryside each morning is a very pleasant way to start you day! You’ll find us just 20-25 minutes from Peterborough and Huntingdon, and commutable from Cambridge too. Why not come and visit us so we can show you more of our school?

 What do I do if I want to know more before applying?

You are very welcome to come and visit our wonderful school, please just let us know and we will arrange a tour of the department and wider school.  More information is available on our website. However, if you have any further questions, please contact Lee Valentine lee.valentine@abbeycollege.cambs.sch.uk

We look forward to meeting you and receiving your application.www.abbeycollege.cambs.sch.uk 

Job Specification – Cleaner (1 Year Fixed contract)

Hours: Daytime 3 hours Per day 2pm till 5pm, Monday to Friday Term time plus 10 days

 To Whom Responsible

  • To the Estate and Facilities Team for day to day domestic and technical matters. 
  • To the Business Manager for Conditions of Service, Grievance and Disciplinary Procedures. 
  • To carry out the reasonable instructions of the Estate and Facilities Team , Business Manager or designated alternative.


  • Cleaners are to work specified hours as and when required by the College.  This may include times during school holidays.  A cleaner may be required to carry out any of the following tasks as directed.


  • Close and lock windows. 
  • Lock internal doors as directed. 
  • Inform the Estate and Facilities  Team of any broken furniture which needs to be removed. 
  • Report to Estateand FacilitiesTeam any defects likely to affect security, i.e. broken windows,
  • Window catches, door locks etc. 


  • Carry out cleaning duties as required by the Estate and Facilities Team, Business Manager or designated alternative.
  • This may include sweeping, washing, polishing, dusting and internal glass cleaning. 
  • Cleaners may be required to use mechanical cleaning equipment when required, after appropriate training. 
  • Using non-mechanical equipment i.e. brushes, mop sweepers, mops, buckets, etc.
  • Use of cleaning materials as specified and directed by the Estate and Facilities Team .
  • Cleaning duties may be in any area of the premises.
  • Cleaners are responsible for cleaning the equipment used.

Holiday Cleaning

  • During College closure cleaning duties will include any reasonable cleaning duty that may be required. 

Health & Safety

  • To be aware of own responsibility for personal Health and Safety and to be aware of the location of First Aid boxes and the need to record in an accident book all injuries.
  • Cleaners are required to use the protective clothing provided.
  • Cleaners should always wear shoes suitable for the work being carried out.
  • Suitable equipment is to be used and reasonable precautions taken.
  • Report to Estate and Facilities Team any unsafe furniture or structural defect.
  • Report to Estate and Facilities Team any cleaning equipment found to be faulty.
  • Use warning signs as appropriate.


  • Appropriate training in the use of cleaning equipment will be provided.


  • Cleaners are to sign in on arrival and when leaving.


  • To have the ability to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people.
  • Appreciate the significance of safeguarding and interprets this accurately for all individual children and young people whatever their life circumstances.
  • To have a good understanding of the safeguarding agenda and can demonstrate an ability to contribute towards a safe environment.
  • The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice and information in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. 

Variation Clause

  • This job description will be reviewed and updated periodically in order to ensure that it relates to the job performed or to incorporate any proposed changes.  This procedure will be conducted by the Headteacher or line manager in consultation with the post-holder.  In these circumstances it will be the aim to reach agreement on reasonable changes but if agreement is not possible management reserves the right to make changes to the job description following consultation.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Abbey College, Ramsey

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1055 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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