Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    25 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£11.59 Hourly

Cleaner job summary

Harnham Infant School is looking to recruit friendly and caring cleaners who enjoy working in school environment.

“Enjoy, explore and learn” is our motto, which encompasses our day to day values. Harnham Infant School is a vibrant, friendly learning community, where everyone is valued; with well-motivated children who are enthusiastic to learn and dedicated adults who enable them to do their best.

The contract is for 3 hours per day, term time only (except for 2 weeks in the summer holidays to complete the deep clean). Hours need to be outside of 8.30-3.30pm but can be negotiated.

The successful candidate will need to be a good time keeper and be confident when dealing with children. They will also need to be a good communicator, a team player and willing to undertake first aid.

The main roles include:

1. To carry out cleaning tasks set out in the school’s cleaning schedule.

2. To use all cleaning materials and equipment in a safe and proper manner in accordance with any instructions and specifications provided.

3. To report the breakdown of any cleaning equipment or any perceived hazards in the workplace to the Head Teacher (or other nominated supervisor)

4. To observe health and safety and security requirements.

5. To complete any appropriate records or documentation required by the Head Teacher.

6. To maintain good working relationships with other school staff and to co-operate with reasonable changes to daily work routines to assist the smooth operation of the school.

7. To ensure that work undertaken complies with stated requirements and undertake appropriate training, as required.

Due to the nature of the position for which you are applying, and to ensure your suitability for this type of work, you will be required to apply for a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service if you are successful in your application. This application will be made before your appointment is confirmed. Disclosure will contain details of formal cautions, reprimands and final warnings, as well as convictions. The school will arrange for the disclosure on your behalf and will pay the necessary fee. Having a criminal conviction will not automatically exclude you from employment. This will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances and background of the offence committed.

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.

Applying for the job

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Using the application form

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About Harnham Infants' School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
229 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 7

School location

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