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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    29 September 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£10.98 Annually (Actual) Plus paid holiday cleaning to be agreed in advance

School Cleaner job summary

Our schools is located in the beautiful village of Sherington, less than 10 minutes drive from Newport Pagnell. 

Working as part of the school team, the successful candidate will undertake responsibility for the cleaning of the school premises to ensure they are maintained to a clean and hygienic condition every day.  

We are keen to talk to anyone who may be looking to move into education and explore the school environment.    

Working hours are 7.5hrs per week, Monday to Friday outside of school hours plus some holiday time cleaning - to be agreed in advance. Term time only plus one inset day.

Flexible working patterns can be discussed to accommodate out of hours cleaning including evenings, early mornings or night working. 

Job share considered and we are happy to talk about individual requests to make the role work for you.

Key requirements:  

  • Previous experience of a similar role or can demonstrate a keenness to learn
  • A good understanding of cleaning chemicals and equipment would be desirable
  • Reliability and availability outside of school hours
  • Willingness to support across the federation and work as one team   
  • Happy to adhere to lone worker procedures
  • Willingness to undertake necessary training, including safeguarding

We are proud to offer:

  • Flexibility to meet the needs of the school and federation
  • Experience within a school environment or interest to explore education
  • Own transport is desirable but not essential if living in the school locality
  • Handover and tailored induction
  • Training
  • All supplies and equipment
  • We have experienced cleaners within the schools who are available to support you
  • Working as part of the Village Schools Federation is collaborative and there is opportunity to support across the 6 schools 
  • Opportunity to support with gardening and maintaining outside green spaces if interested

 Visits to the school are welcome.

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 Sherington Church of England School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
18 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 7

School location

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