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Lead Cleaner - Term Time

Beaver Green Primary School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-2060-111S
  • Posted:30/05/2024
  • Pay:£22,071 - 22,188 FTE (£14,913 - £14,992 Pro Rata)
  • Start Date:July 2024
  • App Close Date:14/06/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 17th June 2024


  • Beaver Green Primary School
  • 25 Hours per week, All Year Round
  • £22,071 - 22,188 FTE (£14,913 - £14,992 Pro Rata)

We are seeking to appoint a Lead Cleaner.

Purpose of the Job:

  • To line manage a team of cleaners to ensure they are carrying out their duties as directed.
  • To hold keys for the school to lock and unlock the school premises at the start and end of each day.
  • To undertake cleaning duties to maintain a high standard of cleanliness within the school, as directed.


Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Undertake cleaning of allocated areas in line with specified standards
  • and as directed.
  • Operate / use domestic and industrial cleaning equipment and materials, following appropriate training.
  • Store allocated equipment and materials safely and securely.
  • Perform duties in line with health and safety regulations (COSHH) and take action where hazards are identified / report serious hazards to line manager immediately.
  • Collect and dispose of waste.
  • Refill and replace soap, towels and other materials.


Individuals in this role may also undertake some or all of the following:

  • Undertake specialised cleaning programmes during school closures or other designated periods.


The duties / responsibilities of this post may vary from time to time according to the changing needs of the Trust services.

Please send in your application as soon as possible. Applications will be reviewed as soon as we receive them even if this is prior to the application close date.

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

Applications should be made via Kent Teach.  Please note, we cannot accept CVs. 

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at  or 01795 905989 (option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details/application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interested applicants are welcome to contact (Tina Oakley, Head of School) at the school for an informal discussion regarding the post by emailing officebgpoffice@swale.at  or calling 01233 621989.

We will leave plenty of opportunity for questions at the end of the interview, and we will spend lots of time talking and unpicking your answers. Please come prepared to share anything you’d like that we didn’t cover, or any questions you have about it. We really appreciate your adaptability in these unprecedented times.

Interview Date:  w/c 17th June 2024

Swale Academies Trust 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 exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

Information about the school

Beaver Green is a two form entry school in Ashford with a maintained nursery.

The school is sited in a new build with a number of outreach rooms alongside extensive playing fields and play areas.

The school works in partnership with other primaries within the Swale Academies Trust to ensure best practices are in place.

Beaver Green prioritises children’s learning and wellbeing to enable them to reach their full potential, the school has invested in the Little Wandle Phonics scheme, in high quality Reading, Writing and Maths resources and in extracurricular provision.

Beaver Green values its links to parents and the local community and is pleased to offer a breakfast club from 07.30am.

Our aim at Beaver Green is to give our children the best possible learning experiences.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Tina Oakley
  • Address:Beaver Green Primary School, Cuckoo Lane, Ashford, Kent, TN23 5DA
  • Telephone: 01233621989
  • Email: bgpoffice@swale.at


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.