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Cleaner - Part-time

Garlinge Primary School and Nursery, Margate

  • Ref:KCC886-3917-286S
  • Posted:15/05/2023
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:ASAP pending paperwork
  • App Close Date:18/06/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:By arrangement

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We are seeking to appoint an experienced part-time Cleaner to join the Premises Team to provide a clean and stimulating learning environment under the line management of the Facilities Manager. 

The post is for 11.25 hours per week. You will be required to work from 6.30am to 8.45am, Monday to Friday, for 42 weeks per year; 38 weeks during Term Time, 5 INSET days, 1 week during the Easter break and 2 weeks during the Summer break. The pay scale is set at Kent Range 3 (£21,293 for a full-time post) with an actual salary of approximately £6,050 per annum.

The postholder must have cleaning experience and an understanding of health and safety procedures relevant to the role. Verification of any relevant qualifications will be required before employment can commence.

A formal interview will take place with a panel comprising the Facilities Manager and the HR Officer to explore the candidate's application and suitability for the post.

CVs will not be accepted so please complete the application form in full and explain how your skills and experience make you a suitable candidate for the role.

Garlinge Primary School and Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our Safeguarding Policy is available on the school website.

Shortlisted candidates will be subject to online checks following Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022. The interviewee will also be asked questions relating to the safeguarding of children.

We are also committed to championing staff wellbeing and all employees can access free counselling, occupational health support and supervision sessions.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and a check against the ISA Barred List for Children, two satisfactory references and right to work in the UK documentation. All new employees to the school, including those with previous local government service, shall be subject to a 6 month probationary period.

If applicants have not been contacted within two weeks of their application they have been unsuccessful.

 

Information about the school

Garlinge Primary School and Nursery continues to be a ‘Good’ school with an ‘Outstanding’ judgement in Personal Development, as recognised in our latest Ofsted inspection (November 2023). The inspection found that, ‘pupils behave and concentrate very well in this warm and inclusive school’ and that, ‘the school carefully considers staff workload and well-being.’

We are a large four form entry school to the west of Margate with approximately 775 pupils. We aim to provide a caring, exciting and inclusive learning environment where every child and family really matters with a focus on raising standards alongside the development of the whole child. The school’s values are Perseverance, Aspiration, Respect and Teamwork and all children are familiar with these.

We are a school with a Specialist Resource Provision (SRP) for Physically Disabled pupils, a KS1 and KS2 satellite class from Foreland Fields School and a further SRP for pupils with Autism.

We are a part of an established Cooperative Trust (Thanet Endeavour Learning Trust), working with Bromstone Primary School, Parkside Community Foundation Primary School and St Mildred’s Primary Infant School. We work closely within our Trust to improve all aspects of our practice, including CPD and support for ECTs.

Our large site comprises of a KS2 and a KS1 building, three large playgrounds and a school field and we continue to invest heavily in our outdoor learning environment which includes an inclusive play area and sports courts.

We inspire, respect and celebrate achievement and diversity.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01843 298648

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.