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Cleaner - Part-time - Special Needs Position

The Ifield School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-7039-319S
  • Posted:15/10/2021
  • Pay:Kent Range 3 (pro-rata) - £18425
  • Start Date:December 2021 or sooner
  • App Close Date:12/11/2021 at 09:00
  • Interviews:w/c 15th November

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We have a vacancy for a Cleaner to join our friendly site team for 15 hours per week from December 2021 or sooner.

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 £9.55 per hour) pro-rata, and will be required to work for three hours per day, Monday to Friday during term-time  (39 weeks) plus four weeks during the school holidays.  These hours may be worked either early morning (6.00am to 9.00am) or late afternoon (3.30pm to 6.30pm) to suit the candidate.

In addition, the postholder will receive a payment in respect of their pro rata entitlement to Annual Leave appropriate to their grade, Bank Holidays and the KCC concessionary day. 

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.

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.

The benefits of working at Ifield School are:

  • Working within a supportive and caring environment
  • Career development, with many opportunities for learning and training
  • Entitlement to Kent Rewards, KCC Employee Benefit Scheme
  • Automatic enrolment in Local Government Pension Scheme
  • A strong focus on Mental Health and Wellbeing with access to resources and services
  • A confidential support line which provides free counselling, support/advice on a wide array of areas

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 school is a special school for children and young people with profound, severe, and complex needs. Almost half of all our pupils have a diagnosis of autism and speech and language difficulties whilst some have complex medical needs. By joining our school cohort, you will work in a variety of environments, no two days are the same.

A unique and outstanding school, located on an attractive and spacious 9-acre site with 6 acres of managed woodland area. We believe that our highly skilled teaching assistants make a positive and valuable contribution to the lives of children with profound, severe, and complex needs, each and every day.

In May 2018 Ofsted judged Ifield as an Outstanding school for the third consecutive time.

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 King's Farm Primary School under one Governing Body collectively 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: lpicton@ifield.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01474 569744

Documents

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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).