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Part-Time Cleaner - Temporary

Minster CEP School, Minster-In-Thanet

  • Ref:KCC886-3182-106S
  • Posted:03/10/2023
  • Pay:KR3 - £21,293 pro rata
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:16/10/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Wednesday, 18 October 2023


Minster Church of England Primary School are looking to appoint a highly effective Cleaner to work in our school.  We need a responsible, conscientious, hard-working person, preferably with some workplace cleaning experience to complete our motivated cleaning and premises team.

We pride ourselves on keeping a clean and healthy environment for the children at our school so if you feel you can maintain a high standard of cleanliness within classrooms, corridors, offices, toilets and washrooms then you may be who we are looking for!

The position is for 15 hours per week (2.45 pm–5.45 pm, Monday – Friday) term time plus 30 hours in the school summer holidays (the equivalent of 38 weeks plus 2 weeks).  This is a temporary contract until 31.8.24 when the staffing needs will be reviewed.

The successful candidate will be responsible for cleaning and maintaining areas of the school in a timely manner, to uphold high standards of cleanliness and hygiene throughout. They will provide a comprehensive cleaning service to allocated areas and are expected to clean to a high standard, working within set routines and perform allocated duties in line with health and safety regulations.

We can offer you:

  • The opportunity to work in a good school and to contribute to its growth and development
  • A friendly and committed staff team determined to give our students the best possible opportunities
  • A happy working environment


The successful candidate will

  • Be punctual and reliable
  • Have good teamwork skills
  • Respect confidentiality and the potential sensitivities of working in a school
  • Be able to demonstrate in their application that they can fulfil the main duties of the job description and person specification as a minimum
  • Be prepared to undertake training appropriate to this role
  • Be prepared to attend all safeguarding and regulatory training that is required by the School (overtime will be paid if this exceeds your hours)


The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check along with other pre-employment checks which must be undertaken before the role is confirmed by the school.

We are committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity. We aim for our workforce to be representative of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to providing equality and fairness in our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.

Applications to be made via Kent Teach.

Information about the school

Minster Church of England Primary School is a large, two-form entry school, set in the centre of our village community. We are partners in the Federation of Minster and Monkton Church of England Primary Schools.

Our children are at the heart of everything we do and we are constantly striving to provide the very best opportunities for every child so that they flourish and reach their full potential.

Our Christian Foundations underpin our whole philosophy on education. They deliver the necessary skills and attributes to ensure that our children are educated in line with our school motto - "Nurturing Foundations; Flourishing with God".

The Federation's Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and any post will be subject to enhanced disclosure procedures.

Please visit our school website or find us on Facebook, to get a real window into our amazing school!

Viewings of the school are also available by emailing the Business Manager - finance@minster-ramsgate.kent.sch.uk

Job Contact Information


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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.