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General Assistant / Cleaner

(Job Reference TM/GA)




The Mead Primary School

Closing date:

9.00am on Thursday 29th October 2020

Interview date:

To be confirmed

10.00am – 12.30pm & 2.00pm – 5.30pm
27.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday
Across both Hilperton and Wingfield sites


£9.25 per hour

Role overview:

The Mead Community Primary School is a highly successful primary school, operating on two sites at Hilperton and Wingfield. 

We are seeking to appoint a General Assistant / Cleaner to support both sites as part of our Housekeeping Team. For the successful candidate, this exciting development offers the opportunity to be part of a high functioning team. The role will involve cleaning all areas of the schools, together with practical premises maintenance and small gardening tasks.  It would be advantageous if the post holder had some flexibility to work additional hours, if need be. Access to own vehicle is desirable. 

The Mead offers an exceptional learning environment with outstanding resources on both sites.  We also have a specialist music room, and group rooms at our Hilperton site. There are extensive grounds and protected play areas which continue to be developed to provide a fantastic outdoor space. We grow our own produce and have chickens and a ‘Pets as Therapy’ dog.

We believe that children only get one chance to experience childhood and that they have an absolute right to the highest quality of education. You will help ensure the safety and well-being of the children at all times and act as a responsible carer.   

We are seeking to appoint a General Assistant/Cleaner.  The role reports to the Site Manager.

We are seeking applicants who are:

  • Previous experience of cleaning
  • A willingness to ‘muck in’
  • The ability to work flexibly and be a real team player
  • A child centred view on work
  • An energetic, adaptable, reliable and friendly personality

The Job Reference for this post is TM/GA

About the Mead Academy Trust