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Cleaning Operative - Part-time

Hartsdown Academy, Margate

  • Ref:KCC886-4172-250S
  • Posted:13/05/2019
  • Pay:£6421 per annum
  • Start Date:Jun 2019
  • App Close Date:24/05/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are looking to recruit a cleaner to join our Site Team to undertake a range of cleaning duties as directed by the Site Manager including litter picking internally and externally.  The successful candidate will work from 3.15pm to 6.15pm daily during term time and 15 hours per week during school holidays at times to be negotiated with the Site Manager.  The successful candidate will receive 24 days leave per annum, as well as public holidays.


The successful candidate will:

  • ensure that the school site is fit for purpose and to pro-actively highlight concerns regarding Health and Safety to the Site Manager in a timely manner
  • adhere to all COSHH and Health and Safety requirements


Previous knowledge and experience of relevant health and safety procedures, operation of cleaning equipment and cleansing agents would be advantageous.


Hartsdown Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will need to undertake a DBS Employment Check.

Information about the school

Hartsdown Academy is a mixed non selective school of 900 students, located in Margate. It is rated ‘requires improvement’ by Ofsted (2018) with 'good' leadership and management.

Matthew Tate is the Headteacher.

Hartsdown Academy is part of the Coastal Academies Trust http://coastalacademiestrust.co.uk/.

Hartsdown is well known for its inclusivity, with 35% of its students having English as an additional language, originating mainly from eastern European countries. The school also specialises in integrating unaccompanied asylum seeking minors into the state education system.

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.