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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    24 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 November 2023

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No, visa sponsorship not available

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Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£22,373.00 - £22,529.00 Annually (FTE) £6,526

Cleaner (FOS052BC) job summary

About this role


Fossebrook Primary School

Grade 3

12 hours per week, 41 weeks per year

Fixed term to cover maternity

Fossebrook Primary School are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, inspiring and highly motivated cleaner to ensure the hygiene, health and safety conduct of pupils and staff in the school, including safeguarding.

Why choose Fossebrook Primary School?

Fossebrook is a young school, full of energy and inspiration; we are looking forward to working with. Every classroom has been built to accommodate thirty pupils and we are now full in every year group which means we are able to provide an amazing education for 210 children. It is a very exhilarating time for all of us, as we establish a new Fossebrook team in the local community and we welcome your support for our school. Our school motto has developed into ‘Every Moment Matters!’ Our motto resonates with every learner and their families as well as the staff working in our school. Our aim is to ensure every child at Fossebrook enjoys every second of their learning experience and makes it count. Every child deserves to reach their full potential. Fossebrook Primary School is part of a 15-school academy trust and enjoys the benefits of being part of this progressive educational establishment. We work collaboratively with other schools in the trust, contributing to the excellent practice and resources, however, our school also appreciates the autonomy that the trust allows for all of the schools that work closely within it.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • To carry out cleaning duties as required, including sweeping, dusting, wall washing, toilet cleaning, mopping and use of vacuum cleaners.
  • Use approved cleaning materials in accordance with manufacturers printed instructions and COSHH Regulations.  (Chemicals should NEVER be mixed with other chemicals).
  • To be aware of their responsibilities for the Health & Safety of themselves and others and comply with Health and Safety legislation, School Policy and good health and safety working practices in relation to the use of the school premises and grounds and own duties and responsibilities. 
  • Use electrical and mechanical equipment, floor polishers, etc when necessary and after appropriate training.


We are looking for someone who has:

  • Knowledge of basic cleaning techniques
  • Capable of working on own initiative.
  • Ability to follow and understand instruction and relevant procedures.
  • An understanding of, and commitment to, Equal Opportunities, and the ability to apply this to strategic work and day-to-day situations

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification attached to support with your application.

What we offer:

  • Flexible working options
  • Support for continuous professional development in the role
  • Opportunities to visit other organisations for professional learning
  • Highly committed and motivated Team
  • A role which has the opportunity to make a real difference whilst having fun
  • Free car parking
  • Annual incremental pay increases with the pay scale range
  • A defined benefit pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme - EAP
  • Employee self-service portal.
  • Eyecare voucher scheme.
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Retail discounts
  • Dental support
  • Gym discount
  • Be an integral member of the team in a vibrant school
  • Create an outstanding learning environment for the success of all of our children
  • Play a significant part in continuing to develop our school
  • Be part of a wider community of Discovery Schools Trust
  • Excellent opportunities for personal and career development
  • A established Central Services Team who support schools and wider colleagues

 More about Discovery Schools Trust

Discovery Schools Trust is dedicated to improving learning and teaching by creating a culture that promotes excellence. The needs of all children are placed at the heart of all decision making regardless of the school they attend. Teaching and learning excellence are shared through learning networks, sharing of ideas and materials as well as leading practitioners between schools. Discovery has developed a school improvement system which focuses on improving outcomes for all children. It also places staff development, talent management and succession planning at the heart of achieving outstanding organisations.

Please note that interviews for this position may be made earlier than the stated closing date if a suitable candidate is identified. Therefore, we encourage interested applicants to submit their applications promptly. Early submission will not only ensure consideration for the position but also increase the likelihood of being invited for an interview. We appreciate your understanding and look forward to receiving your application.

Safeguarding Statement: We are committed to safeguarding our pupils; therefore, the successful applicant will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and references.


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About Fossebrook Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
205 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Fossebrook Primary School is an academy and enjoys the benefits of being part of the Discovery Schools Academy Trust. We work collaboratively with other schools in the trust, sharing practice and resources, however, our school also prides itself in retaining its autonomy.

Our aim is to recognise each child's individual talents. We want pupils at Fossebrook to have memorable, lifelong learning experiences. Our school is very special: we have a learning environment to be proud of; amazing teachers and support staff; and as a result pupils are engaged, enthusiastic and proud of their school.

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