Deadline is tomorrow

  • Closing date

    19 May 2024 at 1pm

  • Date listed

    1 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 - £11.59 Hourly

Cleaner job summary


Park Grove Primary Academy, York

£11.59 per hour

10 hours per week to be worked during the term time plus an additional two weeks during the school holidays

Excellent benefits, including savings at a variety of high street shops and on holidays, generous pension schemes, free onsite car parking, plus family friendly and sick pay schemes

About the Trust

Ebor Academy Trust is a family of schools located across North and East Yorkshire, York and the Humber region. We think of ourselves as being one school across many sites, working collaboratively to deliver high quality, rich and engaging education in our diverse communities. Our aims are to enable all our learners to flourish and to open doors for their very best futures.

We genuinely seek to live by our values of Excellence, Belonging, Opportunity and Respect; these underpin how we work and how we relate to each other. We have high ambitions for our learners and staff and aim to deliver this through a culture of continuous development, support, kindness and understanding. We are a friendly trust that puts people first.

About the role

Park Grove Primary Academy is looking to recruit a hardworking cleaner to work as part of the school cleaning team.

The working hours for this role are Monday – Friday 4.30pm until 6.30pm, these hours are to be worked during the school term time plus an additional two weeks during the school holidays.

The aim of the post is to provide a good quality cleaning service that is responsive to the needs of the school, resulting in a clean and healthy environment for pupils and staff. Day to day responsibilities may include, but are not limited to;

  • Emptying waste bins
  • Vacuuming, sweeping and mopping the floors
  • Cleaning and disinfecting bathrooms
  • Wiping down and dusting furniture

Job requirements

You will be able to work well within a team, understanding the importance of working together to achieve the highest standards.

You will be able to communicate and relate well to children, other staff members and the wider school community.

You will have fantastic time keeping skills and be a reliable member of the team.

Experience would be beneficial however it is not essential as full training and support will be given to the successful candidate.

Working with us

We offer generous terms and conditions of employment. All our staff have access to a comprehensive Wellbeing Programme to help you and your family stay healthy. This includes access to free private GP and nurse appointments, exercise advice and classes, plus a variety of specialist clinics as well as counselling services. We also offer significant discounts on many high street shops, online retailers and travel agents, not to mention free car parking at all our schools, an enviable pension scheme, sick pay and family friendly policies.

All new starters with the Trust receive a thorough induction programme, followed by a programme of training which is essential to the role. But it doesn’t stop there, all staff receive development on an ongoing basis and we encourage the learning of new skills should you wish to develop your career with the Trust further.

The Trust is striving to be an inclusive and diverse organisation, where everyone feels able to be themselves and experiences a strong sense of belonging. The Trust wholeheartedly supports the principle of equality and diversity in employment and opposes all forms of unfair or unlawful discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sex. We encourage and support the recruitment, retention and career development of people from as wide a range as possible of ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds and seek to develop a community of staff that accurately represents society as a whole. All applications for employment with the Trust will be considered against the criteria outlined in the person specification for the position advertised.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We follow safer recruitment practices and appointments are subject to, amongst other things, an enhanced DBS check. Please see the Trust’s Recruitment Policy for further information.

Closing Date: Sunday 19th May 2024 at 12.00noon

Interview Date: Tuesday 4th June 2024

For enquiries please contact: Vanessa Botterill, School Business Partner,

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 Park Grove Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
273 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

School location

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