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  • Closing date

    5 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    27 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£11.59 Hourly £22,366 per annum (Pro-rata)

Cleaner job summary


Pickwick Academy Trust would like to recruit a part-time cleaner to join the team at Gillingham Primary School on a permanent basis.

  • Hours: 12.5 per week, Monday to Friday, from 3:20pm until 5:50pm
  • 39 weeks per year (including INSET days), plus an additional 49 hours, across 7 days, of school holiday working.
  • Salary: Dorset Grade 1, Scale Point 2 (£11.59 per hour)
  • Start date: 29th April 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter
  • Advert closing date: Midnight on Thursday 4th April 2024
  • Interview date: Thursday 11th April 2024

As a cleaner, you will be part of a small team who undertake general cleaning duties to provide a clean, hygienic and safe environment for teaching and other school activities. You will be led by a Cleaner in Charge and work alongside our Site Manager and Facilities Manager to ensure the entire premises are thoroughly cleaned and well-maintained.

This is the perfect role for someone who:

Takes pride in their work and their environment

Enjoys working alone and as part of a team

Is friendly and enthusiastic

Can use their own initiative and follow instructions

We can offer you:

An established cleaning team who will support you

The chance to make a big difference to our school and the people in it

Generous contributory pension provision

Family friendly policies

Commitment to flexible working

Generous terms and conditions, and transparent policies with staff consulted directly on all key HR policies

Access to Employee Wellbeing support and counselling telephone support for all staff

Strong central team committed to and providing high level of support for staff at all levels

A People Strategy setting out the Trust’s commitments and initiatives to support staff

A real family and togetherness feel, where everyone is included and listened to, and ensures no one feels isolated

Free eye tests (for those assessed as regular Display Equipment Users, and glasses if needed specifically for particular roles)

Free annual flu jab

Partnership with the Motor Source Group, enabling staff to benefit from discounts on new and used cars (average £4k saving on a standard new car)

Wiltshire Rewards (LA scheme enabling discounts across a range of retail outlets - available to Wiltshire schools)

Emergency Salary Advance Scheme

To apply please fill out our online form

At Pickwick Academy Trust we are committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we require anyone joining our school to actively contribute to this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.

All shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches as part of safer recruitment due diligence. Successful candidates will be subject to a range of pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check and a barred list check if working in regulated activity

Pickwick Academy Trust is committed to equality of opportunity for all. Our aim is to ensure that no applicant or employee is discriminated against or is disadvantaged by policies, procedures, conditions or requirements. We have a caring and supportive environment where wellbeing is a key priority – flexible working requests will be considered.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020

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.

This job post has expired.

About Gillingham Primary School

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

School location

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