Warning - This Vacancy is now Closed!

Cleaner - Part-time

Swingate Primary School, Chatham

  • Ref:KCC887-2549-77S
  • Posted:28/09/2023
  • Pay:MPS (NJC) E2 12.5 hours per week 3.15-5.45pm
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:18/10/2023 at 08:00
  • Interviews:TBC


The Governors of Swingate Primary School seek to appoint staff who will contribute positively to a culture of teamwork, collaboration and shared responsibility for high standards and performance in order to ensure the children at Swingate Primary School receive the best possible opportunities they can.


Swingate Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff to share this commitment.


To ensure the school premises are kept in a clean, orderly manner.



  • Cleaning, washing and sweeping. Deep cleaning during school holidays
  • Emptying of litter bins, dishwashers
  • Ensuring areas are clean and tidy
  • Cleaning windows
  • Polishing and dusting where appropriate.
  • Using powered equipment (e.g. vacuum cleaners, polishers) where appropriate.



  • The designated areas may include toilets and shower areas.
  • Duties will vary between term and closure periods.
  • All duties must be carried out within the codes of practice of the School Health and Safety Policy.


Person Specification

No formal qualifications.

Ability to work as part of a team




The post holder will be responsible to the School Business manager.

We can offer safeguarding training, pension scheme, Carefirst package and a friendly place to work.

The post holder has no supervisory responsibility.

The post holder will have daily contact with other members of the cleaning staff.

Information about the school

We are a brilliant, large three-form entry (including a Nursery), inclusive, successful school with extensive woodland grounds and friendly staff. We aim to inspire our children to be Brave, Resilient, Responsible and Empathetic. Our curriculum is child-centred, creative and progressive.

We are part of the Bluebell Federation comprising of Swingate and Horsted Schools.

Our teachers work collaboratively to reduce workload and we have an impressive sporting profile. We are a Jigsaw Flagship school and staff and pupil well-being is valued and promoted. Swingate has a strong leadership team that welcomes and encourages children and staff to reach their true potential. Check out our Twitter account: @SwingatePrimary.

We offer a fantastic wellbeing package including a pension scheme, carefirst and training and development opportunities

Job Contact Information


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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 Legislation.