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Cleaner - Minterne Junior School - Part-time

Our Community Multi Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F81-22-S
  • Posted:15/12/2021
  • Pay:OCMAT KR2 £17431 Full time Equivalent
  • Start Date:TBC
  • App Close Date:21/01/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are seeking two cleaners to join the team at Minterne Junior School in Sittingbourne, Kent.

Previous commercial cleaning experience is desirable but not essential. You should have a good eye for detail, be flexible, able to work within set routines and live locally.

The school currently has COVID 19 safety provisions in place and appropriate PPE is supplied.


Duties include sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning of surfaces, emptying bins etc. of reception areas, corridors, classrooms, offices, library areas, IT areas, toilets, staffroom and school halls to a high standard.

Benefits include:

  • £9.03 per hour/£465 gross paid monthly (including holiday pay) (pay review pending from 1/9/21)
  • Sick pay
  • Guaranteed 12.5 hours per week with additional hours available to cover sickness and holidays
  • Permanent position (subject to six-month probationary period)
  • Immediate start
  • Working for a school (classed as an essential service during lockdown)
  • Children of staff are considered eligible for a place at the school under the school’s admissions criteria.
  • Access to rewards, benefits and discounts offered by the Kent Rewards Website
  • Health and safety training to keep you safe at work


The hours of work are Monday to Friday 3.45pm to 6.15pm term time. There is also the requirement to work for further weeks during holiday time, that is one week during the Easter holidays and two weeks during summer holidays to deep clean the school (a total of 43 weeks). The annual salary is £5584 (including holiday pay).

This position is subject to a full background DBS check and reference checks because you will be working in education and you will come into contact with children. You must be eligible to live and work in the UK.  

Application Forms are available by emailing trusthr@pieat.org.uk  

For further information, please contact Sue Coveney, Trust HR Manager via email trusthr@pieat.org.uk

Interviews will be arranged individually. The closing date will be brought forward if the position has been filled.

Information about the trust

At the heart of Our Community Multi Academy Trust’s vision is a belief in educational excellence enabling all children to develop and thrive academically, socially, culturally and spiritually in the safest environments possible.

We believe that it takes an entire educational community to prepare every child to be the model citizens of tomorrow by equipping our children with the key skills and attributes required for an ever-evolving global society.

Children are at the front and centre of Our Community Multi Academy Trust. A child gets one chance of a primary education. Our role is to ensure that our children make the most of every opportunity by enabling our schools to aspire to and achieve the highest standards of education and care.

Our Community Multi Academy Trust is a church majority MAT comprising four Church of England Primary schools; two small village primary schools; a 1 form entry primary school; a 1.5 form entry primary school; a 3-form entry infant school; and a 3-form entry junior school. The Acorns Centre, a specialist resource provision for children with speech and language difficulties is shared by the infant and junior school.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Sue Coveney
  • Address:C/O Lynsted & Norton Primary School,
    Lynsted Lane,
    ME9 0RL
  • Telephone: 07784 627400
  • Email: trusthr@pieat.org.uk



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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).