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  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 10am

  • Date listed

    10 May 2024

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£22366.00 per annum FTE (£9,067.00 pro rata)

Cleaning Assistant job summary

Are you seeking a new and rewarding challenge? Do you have a genuine passion for making a difference? If your answer is a resounding 'Yes,' then you might be the ideal candidate we're searching for. 

 

About Us 

Pontefract Academies Trust is a cross phase Multi-Academy Trust comprising of nine schools: seven primaries and two 11 – 16 secondary schools. Our schools are run for the benefit of children and young people, and we have unwavering focus on achievement which is paramount so that all of our children and young people enjoy greater life chances.  Renowned for our commitment to excellence, the Trust has achieved remarkable success, with five of our primary schools ranking within the top 1% nationally for progress. Additionally, our secondary schools feature among the top three secondary schools in the Wakefield district.  In a testament to our dedication to educational excellence, De Lacy Primary School was recognised as an 'Outstanding' school across all categories by Ofsted in March 2024, underscoring our unwavering pursuit of high standards. 


Our School 

As a proud member of Pontefract Academies Trust, The Trust and the King's School is renowned for its strong reputation for educational excellence and consistently achieving strong academic results. 

Established in 1139, The King's School stands as a beacon of education for nearly nine centuries, offering a premier learning experience to the bright minds of Pontefract and beyond. We take great pride in being more than just a secondary school; we are a caring, high-performing community where students evolve into the best version of themselves, proudly carrying the legacy of The King's School. 

 

With a remarkable history spanning over 850 years, our school is deeply rooted in tradition, but it is the people that make The King's School truly exceptional. Our students, with excellent behaviour and as the best ambassadors one could wish for, are a testament to our commitment to nurturing outstanding individuals. Our dedicated team of teachers and support staff, in collaboration with parents, strives to provide a first-class education, ensuring every student receives the opportunities they deserve 


About the role 

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, hardworking and committed Cleaning Assistant to join the team at The King’s School. The candidate will be responsible for providing a clean and hygienic school environment which meets specified cleaning standards. They will undertake basic record keeping as directed, report faulty equipment and other maintenance requirements, and refill and replace consumables. 

 

The role is a 15 hours per week, all year round, permanent contract.   

 

The working pattern is 3 hours per day, 15:30 – 18:30 Monday to Friday. 

 

We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic person who: 

  • has a friendly manner and can communicate effectively with staff and pupils. 
  • can work effectively as part of a team but can also work independently using their own initiative. 
  • has experience of working in a similar specialist area. 



What can we offer you?  

We’re passionate about employee benefits at Pontefract Academies Trust, offering the following as standard to all:  

  • Exciting career and leadership pathways supported by outstanding CPD opportunities 
  • Generous employer pension (Teachers Pension and West Yorkshire Pension Fund - LGPS). 
  • Generous annual leave entitlements paid as part of your annual salary (starting from 26 days annual leave, up to a maximum of 33 days dependent on length of service and grade of role – plus 8 statutory bank holidays).  
  • Fantastic family friendly policies with a focus on employee work/life balance.  
  • Cycle to work scheme.  
  • Discounted gym membership  
  • Free eyecare via Specsavers 
  • Childcare vouchers 
  • Employee wellbeing programme (including physiotherapy, personal or professional concerns on legal, health, finance, wellbeing, and other matters). 
  • Discounts at numerous retailers including O2 
  • Free flu vaccinations. 

 

Next steps:   

Please click here to view our 2022 – 2025 Trust Strategic Plan, or click here to access The King’s School website.  


To arrange a visit to the school, or for further information on the role, please contact admin@kings.patrust.org.uk or call 01977 601701 .  

Please click here  to access our website and submit your application on our Face-Ed system no later than 10:00am on Friday 17th May 2024.  


We are an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from everyone. The Pontefract Academies Trust is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to the safeguarding of all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare.  


Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and pre-employment checks (including online checks). Shortlisted applicants will also be asked to provide a self-declaration form. 

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.

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About The King's School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1037 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

The King’s School is proud to be part of Pontefract Academies Trust. As a school, we have a long history and rich heritage, which puts us at the forefront of the local educational landscape and beyond. All students are valued regardless of their background or ability, and are at the heart of everything that we do. We believe it is our duty to convert their potential into reality.

At the heart of every outstanding school is a strong team. One of our top priorities is to attract exceptional staff to The King’s School, and we continue to recruit a number of highly gifted employees to join our team. Our primary focus is to instil a lifelong love of learning while creating confident learners who can live a life full of opportunity and choice.

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