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Cleaner - Part-time

Lydden Primary School, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-2321-61S
  • Posted:16/05/2024
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:Summer 2024
  • App Close Date:03/06/2024 at 08:00
  • Interviews:Week beginning 3rd June



Kent Range 3 (£23,337 full time equivalent). Actual salary - £2157.73

5 hours per week - Term time only (plus 15 hours for deep cleans)

1 hour per evening (5-6pm is preferable but this could be negotiated).

We are looking for an honest and reliable person to join our small and dedicated team. This is a lone-working role so initiative and self-motivation are essential qualities.

The school is small and there are only 4 classes which would be cleaned on a rota basis. Duties would involve: dusting, vacuuming, mopping, emptying bins, cleaning corridors and cleaning toilets and all related duties. There may also be some key-holder duties.

We recognise this role may supplement income for someone who has other employment.We are therefore happy to provide some flexibility with regard to the timings. Due to the limited hours offered, this role may suit someone in the local community.

Lydden Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. In line with KCSIE guidance, paragraph 220, all candidates who are shortlisted will be subject to an online search. This search is not part of the shortlisting process itself and all shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to address any issues of concern resulting from the search.


Information about the school

Lydden Primary School is a small rural village school catering for approximately 80 children between the ages of 4-11. Children learn in our four classes.

We aspire for all children to become confident, caring individuals who achieve well academically and develop a love of learning. We aim for our children to develop lifelong skills, taking responsibility for their own learning so that they can face future challenges with confidence.

We know that children learn best when they are happy. We aim to develop self-confidence and have a holistic approach to learning and the curriculum; which enables our children to live as responsible members of their communities.

We offer an attractive and stimulating rural environment including an outdoor classroom, forest school and science area with a pond.

We celebrate diversity and respect all children regardless of ability, gender, ethnicity or religion. We provide a happy, caring, supportive and positive learning atmosphere, where each child can achieve success.

We are committed to working in partnership with parents in the education and development of their child and welcome parents to take advantage of the many informal and formal occasions to enhance home/school relationships.

Lydden Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and therefore all staff and volunteers are subject to checks with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01304 822887

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.