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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 July 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    1 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Catering, cleaning and site management

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time, term time: 15 hours per week, Monday - Friday, 3pm - 6pm, term time only

Contract type

Permanent

Actual salary

£11.50 per hour - pending salary review in September 2024

What skills and experience we're looking for

Job Title:

Cleaner

Location:

Paces School, Thorncliffe Hall, Chapeltown, Sheffield, S35

Reporting to:

Facilities Manager

Salary:

£11.50 per hour

Hours:

15 hours per week; 3pm – 6pm; Monday – Friday; Term time only

Probationary Period:

Three months

Type:

Permanent

Description of Paces Sheffield:

Paces Sheffield is presently a specialist centre and charity for children and adults with neurological conditions (mainly cerebral palsy). Paces delivers Conductive Education: a holistic package of support that aims to help individuals obtain the greatest level of independence through a range of supportive measures.

Paces meets the physical and cognitive needs of individuals which are often not met holistically elsewhere.

Paces Sheffield was established in 1995; the organisation was born out of the experiences of parenting pupils with physical disabilities and their related learning difficulties.

Parents, employees, governors and trustees have overseen the growth of Paces as a charity.

Paces School gained Non-Maintained Special School status in 2009 and were rated “Good” by Ofsted in 2019. The school currently has 51 children from ages 3-18, and provides a personalised curriculum based on the National Curriculum through the framework of Conductive Education.

Paces Adult Service is for adults with a range of conditions, mainly cerebral palsy. In order to help our adults live as independently as possible throughout their lives, our service teaches and promotes life skills alongside conductive education and offers a variety of fun and interesting activities to make sure our adults enjoy a fulfilled day. In addition to this, we also operate a Sessional Conductive Education Programme for individuals with Parkinson’s and individuals who have survived a stroke.

Job Summary:

The School Cleaner will work as part of a team to perform a variety of regular and one-off cleaning tasks and duties as directed by the Facilities Manager.

Role and Responsibilities:

The post holder will undertake all tasks required within the remit of this role, including, but not limited to:

  • Be responsible for ensuring the cleanliness of your designated area and for maintaining high and consistent standards.
  • To clean other areas of the school as required by the Facilities Manager/Caretaker.
  • Take initiative to perform cleaning and tidying tasks that are not specifically contained within the rota but require attention as part of maintaining overall high standards.
  • Liaise with the Facilities Manager and the Caretaker as required to ensure the cleaning rota operates smoothly around both school events and outside lets.
  • Report cleaning supplies requirements and stock levels to the appropriate members of staff.
  • Willingness to take personal responsibility for standard of work carried out.
  • Ensure Health & Safety, quality and general procedure compliance.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Essential

Desirable

Qualifications and Training

  • Some knowledge of Health & Safety Regulations as they relate to the operation of cleaning equipment and the dilution of cleaning materials.
  • Willingness to participate in further training and development opportunities offered by the school.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Experience of undertaking a range of cleaning duties.
  • Ability to work effectively and supportively as a member of the school team.
  • Ability to work in an organised and methodical manner.
  • Ability to act on own initiative, and be pro-active, dealing with any unexpected issues that may arise.
  • A flexible approach to required duties.
  • Commitment to confidentiality.
  • Good communication skills.

Personal Qualities

  • Friendly and approachable.

Work Circumstances:

  • A full UK driving licence

What Paces Offers:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Westfield Health membership.
  • Company pension.

Paces School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the pupils. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclose and Barring Service.

What the school offers its staff

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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)
medical
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 Paces School for Conductive Education

School type
Special school, ages 3 to 18
School size
54 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 18

Job Title Conductor Assistant / Teaching Assistant (term time only)
Location South Yorkshire, UK
Reporting to Conductor/Teacher(s)
Salary: £19,234 (actual salary) £11.50 per hour
Hours 37.5 hours per week; 39 weeks per year
Probationary Period Three months
Type: Full Time post

Description of Paces:

Paces Sheffield is a specialist centre and charity for children and adults with neurological conditions (mainly cerebral palsy). Paces delivers Conductive Education: a holistic package of support that aims to help individuals obtain the greatest level of independence through a range of supportive measures.

Paces School is a small specialist school for children living with Cerebral Palsy and other neurological disorders situated in the North of Sheffield and provides education for children from Sheffield and other neighbouring authorities.

Paces is a non-maintained special school that delivers the National Curriculum through the framework of Conductive Education.

Parents, staff, governors and trustees have overseen the growth of Paces as a charity, with the school gaining Non-Maintained Special School status in 2009.

Paces aims to provide and develop a curriculum that enriches the learning opportunities for all the children with a child-centred approach which fosters an environment in which each child is given the tools and the motivation to achieve their goals. Each day at Paces is very carefully planned by our fantastic team of staff who are dedicated to providing the highest level of education possible for the children.

Job Summary:

The role will be to support the Conductor/Teacher with a variety of tasks to ensure that the planning and implementing of the daily Conductive Education programme is completed correctly and all procedures and policies are followed accordingly.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The post holder will undertake all tasks required within the remit of this role, including but not limited to:

• Supporting the delivery of Conductive Education programmes.
• Assist and take part in planning and implementing daily programmes under the direction of the conductor-teacher/teacher.
• Assist in planning and preparing the learning environment.
• Assist with general housekeeping tasks.
• Demonstrate enthusiasm and a responsibility towards promoting the educational and developmental potential of all children.
• Treat the children/young people with dignity and respect.
• Maintain professional attitudes and loyalty to the school at all times.
• Attend all staff meetings and recommended training programmes for their own professional development.
• To undertake Performance Management on a yearly cycle. This will be informed by observations and discussions throughout the year.
• Supporting pupils with self-care and personal care activities.
• Undertakes other duties commensurate with the post as requested by line management.
• Follow the relevant school policies and practices including but limited to:
 Paces Health and Safety policy; Equal opportunities policy; Safeguarding policies
 Demonstrate a responsibility towards promoting the educational and developmental potential of all pupils

PERSON SPECIFICATION


Personal Qualities
• Be able to work effectively in a team
• Communicate with parents, team members and other professionals.
• Commitment to raise achievement and aspirations of children.
• Commitment to play a full part in the life of the school community. • Enthusiastic nature / personality

Qualifications / Training
• Willingness to attend recommended training programmes for their own professional development. • Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent.

Work Circumstances
• Post is subject to a full DBS enhanced disclosure.
• Commitment to safeguarding the welfare of children and to providing equality of opportunity.

Paces School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service

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