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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    27 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    19 October 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£11.59 - £11.59 Hourly

Cleaner job summary

Academy Cleaning Staff

Salary Range: £11.59per hour

15 hours per week (15.15 – 18.15 daily Monday to Friday)

Responsible to: Maintenance Manager/Lead Cleaner


To provide a clean and hygienic school environment which meets specified cleaning standards. The cleaner could be deployed across the academy, or on occasions, at any of the local OAT school sites

Working Conditions:

  • The post will involve some ongoing considerable physical effort, such as lifting and carrying of equipment etc.
  • The post holder will be expected to wear a uniform, which will be provided by the academy.

Core Duties:

  • Maintain and arrange orderly and secure storage of supplies; Refill and replace consumables; Undertake basic record keeping as directed
  • Ensure cleanliness of equipment, check for quality/safety – reporting faults to the Lead Cleaner/Academy Caretaker; Operate everyday equipment in accordance with instructions; Clean equipment after use
  • Clean all surfaces, fixtures and fittings; Clean floors, to include hall floors, walls, partitions and internal woodwork as appropriate; Clean toilets, changing rooms and other sanitary areas
  • Undertake special cleaning programmes during school closure or other designated periods in compliance with the specification for the premises.
  • Collect and dispose of waste in appropriate manner; Clean and maintain waste bins; Litter picking, as required
  • Maintain the security of the academy premises by securing entrances/exits as appropriate and reporting potential security breaches; Ensure lights and other equipment are switched off as appropriate
  • Report any building or material defects to the Maintenance Manager or a member of premises staff at the earliest opportunity

Other Duties:

To assist the Principal in ensuring that the academy runs smoothly, and acting in a management capacity, as the need arises. This includes:

  • Actively promoting the academy’s high expectations and equal opportunities policy.
  • Maintaining sound procedures for security, supervision, and maintenance of the school environment, ensuring that all safeguarding/health and safety regulations are met.
  • Modelling the highest standards of professional conduct, supporting and driving excellence in all practice within the academy; ensuring that Cliff Park Ormiston Academy and the Ormiston Academies Trust is always presented positively within and beyond the academy.


  • All staff are part of a wider academy team. Each individual, therefore, is required to support the values/ethos of the academy and the academy priorities as defined in the Academy Improvement Plan. This will mean being responsive to the needs of colleagues, parents and students and being flexible in a demanding environment. On occasions the post holder may be expected to carry out additional tasks, as requested by the Principal and Governors, which are not specifically specified in this job description.
  • All staff in the academy work subject to statute and academy policies and procedures. The post holder will be expected to become familiar with these and work in accordance with them.
  • This is a new job profile for a new post. It will be for a probationary period of one year initially and is subject to review with the post holder from time to time.
  • Due to the nature of this job, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of Criminal Record Disclosure to be undertaken. It is essential that post holders disclose whether they have any pending charges, convictions, bind-overs or cautions and if so, for which offences. Any failure to disclose such convictions will result in dismissal or disciplinary action by the academy.

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 Cliff Park Ormiston Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
844 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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