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Cleaning Assistant - Temporary

Oasis Academy Isle Of Sheppey, Sheerness

  • Ref:KCC886-6915-564S
  • Posted:18/04/2024
  • Pay:Kent Scheme 1, pt 1-3
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:18/06/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:right to interview upon receipt of applications.


Job Description

POST:  Cleaning Assistant

RESPONSIBLE TO:  Under the day to day supervision of the Cleaning Lead


SALARY:  Kent Scheme 1, pt 1-3

LOCATION: Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey

WORKING PATTERN: 3.30pm – 6.30pm, Monday to Friday (15 hours per week). 

CONTRACT TYPE: Temporary, ending Summer Term July 2024


JOB PURPOSE: Clean and maintain areas of the establishment, under the direction of a senior member of staff to ensure they are kept clean and tidy.


  • Provide a comprehensive cleaning service to include dusting, vacuuming, washing floors, emptying bins etc, to ensure high standards of cleanliness and hygiene at all times. 
  • Maintain clean toilets to ensure hygiene standards are met
  • Ensure outside grounds are kept free from rubbish and debris so a clean and tidy appearance is maintained to the agreed specification.
  • Report any defects to a senior member of staff to ensure health and safety procedures are followed and to enable repairs to be carried out.
  • Undertake, during holiday periods, a complete ‘spring’ clean of all areas including window cleaning, moving furniture to clean behind it, skirting boards, varnishing wooden floors etc, to ensure all areas are clean and fresh.
  • Comply with Health & Safety, Fire Regulations and other Academy policies and attend training courses as required.
  • Any other duties in support of the Academy as reasonably decided by The Principal/Academy Senior Leadership Team

NB:     The post holder will be expected to fulfill their duties in such a way as to safeguard and promote the welfare of Academy students.

Safeguarding children and young people


The above responsibilities are subject to the general duties and responsibilities contained in the Statement of Conditions of Employment.

The duties of this post may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the post or level of responsibility entailed.

Information about the school

We are a large secondary academy and sixth form based across two specialist campuses on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent. Our unparalleled range of facilities allows us to teach a dynamic, academic and vocational range of subjects to suit the passions and aspirations of our young people. Our academy is improving day-by-day as we grow and have welcomed one of our largest year 7 and sixth form cohorts this September. We leave no child behind at OA Sheppey and foster strong links with community services to support the island to flourish beyond the school. It’s an exciting time to be part of the Sheppey family.

Being part of the Oasis Community Learning multi-academy trust we also benefit from support and sharing of best practice from our regional schools, Regional Director and wider Oasis family, including the Oasis Curriculum specialists and resources

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Felicity Cleary
  • Address:Minster Road, Minster On Sea, Sheerness, Kent, ME12 3JQ
  • Telephone: 01795 873591
  • Email: hr@oasisisleofsheppey.org


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 Education.