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  • Start date details

    October 2023

  • Closing date

    22 September 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£20,441.00 - £20,441.00 Annually (FTE) Fringe Allowance - £951 FTE

Cleaner job summary

The school:

The Grove Academy is a successful school with a strong ethos and a hugely committed staff team. We are enjoying much success, but know there is a real potential for further development and we have exciting, ambitious plans for the future.

The role:

We are looking for a cleaner/s to work for 20 hours per week (Monday - Friday) over 41 weeks of the year (term time plus 3 weeks holiday cleaning). There is flexibility to split the hours between the morning and afternoon.

As part of a dedicated team, you will be responsible for helping us keep a clean, healthy and safe environment for our pupils, staff and visitors. You will need to bring enthusiasm, hard work and determination, but in return, you will find a supportive environment and a friendly team.


The person will:

Undertake cleaning of allocated areas in line with specified standards and as directed Operate / use domestic and industrial cleaning equipment and materials, following appropriate training Store allocated equipment and materials safely and securely Perform duties in line with health and safety regulations (COSHH) and take action where hazards are identified, report serious hazards to line manager immediately Collect and dispose of waste Refill and replace soap, towels and other materials Undertake specialised cleaning programmes during school closures or other designated periods

·     Why join us?

An excellent environment in which to successfully develop your career The guidance and support of the Principal, Senior Leader and staff teams The benefits of working collaboratively with colleagues Early leadership opportunities An investment in your CPD and opportunities across the Aspire Academy Trust A welcoming environment with regular sweet treats!

Aspire offers:

·         The opportunity to be part of an expanding organisation with high aspirations, one that is committed to the professional development of all staff.

·         Cross trust networking, partnerships and collaboration of good practice and shared resources to drive the learning environment in all its schools’ forwards towards future excellence.

·         The Trust benefits from its own Training Centre.

·      A truly supportive working environment where employee wellbeing is at the forefront.  The Trust offers a range of support, including menopause support plans and flexible working opportunities.

·         The ability to follow career pathways and progress within the Trust.

·         A wide range of employee benefits such as; local government and teacher pension schemes, an employee assistance programme, free cooked meal daily, occupational health.


Closing date for applications: 22nd September 2023

Interviews will be held on: To be confirmed

Safeguarding statement:

The Aspire Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. Our interviews will always include relevant questions relating to child protection and/or safeguarding. A satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) with a Children’s Barred List Check is required as a condition of employment. In accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE), an online search will be conducted on shortlisted candidates to identify anything that may need further exploration with candidates. It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.


Equal Opportunities:

At Aspire Academies Trust, we believe that all individuals are of equal value and we are committed to equal opportunities for all. All people who work and study in the school have the right to be respected and valued within a safe and secure environment and not to be discriminated against on the grounds of age, class, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation and religion or belief. To help us meet our high standards and aspirations of a fully diverse and inclusive workplace, we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this vacancy.





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About The Grove Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
524 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Our Academy is a three-form entry Primary school, with Nursery. We are part of the Aspire Academies Trust, and are active members of the West Herts Teaching Schools Partnership, meaning we have access to exceptional training and career development opportunities. We have a stunning environment for learning and teaching, with large grounds. We offer full day care for children, with Breakfast and After School Clubs on site. Our school is well resourced and we have a strong ethos of team work. Our children are lively and eager to learn.

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