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(Job Reference RM/C)



River Mead School

Closing date:

9.00am on Thursday 22nd July 2021

Interview date:

To be confirmed
2-2.5 hrs per day, to be worked between the hours of 3.15pm and 6.00pm
41 working weeks per year


£9.25 per hour

Role overview:

If you’re looking for a part time job that you can fit around your family and other commitments, then this could be the one for you! Our friendly and dedicated team at River Mead School are hiring a Cleaner, who will be responsible for:

  • Cleaning, washing, sweeping and mopping
  • Emptying litter bins
  • Polishing and dusting
  • Using powered equipment (e.g. vacuum cleaners, polishers) where appropriate
  • Detecting and reporting premises defects
  • Supporting the Premises Manager in undertaking repairs allowing for priorities, paying particular attention to Health & Safety
  • Undertaking any necessary action in event of bad weather or emergency (eg putting down salt and clearing paths in winter)
  • Any other duties which reasonably fall within the role of the post holder

(Please note that designated areas include toilets and showers.)

Your duties will vary depending on whether it’s term-time or if the school is closed. ‘Term time’ includes our TD Days (you can find the dates of these here)
and you will need to complete two weeks of deep cleaning during the school holidays.

All duties must be carried out within the codes of practice of the School Health & Safety Policy.

We’re looking for someone who can:
• Demonstrate high standards of personal organisation
• Follow direction and use initiative
• Relish accountability and take personal responsibility for own actions
• Build trust and mutual respect between pupils, families and staff
• Work flexibly and be a real team player

And who has a good health record and an energetic, adaptable, reliable and friendly personality with a willingness to ‘muck in’.

We offer all of our staff:

  • Warm, enthusiastic and friendly children who are keep to learn and deserve the best
  • A clear vision, with purpose and values that are supported by all our staff
  • A commitment to high quality professional development and career progression

The Job Reference for this post is RM/C

Other information

Unfortunately we are currently unable to support visits, but if you’ve got questions about this position, please call the school office on 01225 703428 or email us.