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Cleaner (Maternity Cover) - Part-time

The Ifield School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-7039-267S
  • Posted:01/06/2020
  • Pay:Kent Range 3 (pro rata)
  • Start Date:Late August 2020
  • App Close Date:13/07/2020 at 09:00
  • Interviews:July 2020 - TBC


We have a vacancy for a Cleaner to join our friendly site team for 15 hours per week from late August 2020, to cover the maternity leave of our existing cleaner.

The successful candidate will be responsible for cleaning and maintaining areas of this Special School to ensure they are kept in a clean, hygienic and safe condition. You will be employed on Kent Pay Range 3 (approx £9.35 per hour) pro-rata, and will be required to work for three hours per day, Monday to Friday, 6.00am to 9.00am, during term-time plus four weeks during the school holidays.

Applicants will be reliable, flexible, trustworthy and expected to have experience of cleaning to a high standard and be confident in the use of relevant cleaning equipment. You will also need to be able to work within set routines and to form effective working relationships with colleagues and other members of staff.

It is essential that you understand and are able to apply health and safety procedures relevant to the job.

The successful candidate will also require good everyday communication skills and written and numeracy skills appropriate to the role.

For more information about the post please contact the school on 01474-365485 and ask to speak to Mr Paul White, Site Manager.



Information about the school

Ifield is a Foundation District Special School for pupils with profound, severe and complex learning needs and communication and interaction difficulties from age four to nineteen. We have a dynamic and innovative staff who work closely with pupils to create an ethos of care, respect and success. Inclusion is one of our priorities and this is achieved through our outreach, resources and training centre, Ifield SMILE.

In May 2018 Ofsted judged Ifield as an Outstanding school.

Ifield was designated a National Teaching School in September 2014 and is committed to the development of the Thames Teaching Alliance.

Ifield School is one of the founding members of KSENT, a Co-operative Trust for Kent Special Schools.

In September 2015, Ifield School federated with Kings Farm Primary School under one Governing Body known as the Cedar Federation.

Ifield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for children.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Abigail Birch
  • Address:Cedar Avenue, Gravesend , Kent, DA12 5JT
  • Telephone: 01474 365485
  • Email: office@ifield.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01474 569744


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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.