Vacancy: Early Morning Cleaner

The Mead Primary School
Job reference
Closing date
9am on 7 June 2022
Interview date
To be confirmed
Start date
1 September 2022
Contract type
Grade B - £9.50 per hour
5.00am – 7.30am Monday to Friday term-time only (12.5 hours per week) plus two weeks’ deep cleaning during school holidays
Hackett Place, Hilperton BA14 7GN
Role overview
We have a vacancy for an Early Morning Cleaner to work at The Mead Primary School in Hilperton. The role will involve cleaning the school in readiness for children to arrive each morning, including:
• Hoovering and mopping
• Polishing and dusting
• Emptying litter bins
• Using powered equipment (e.g. vacuum cleaners, polishers) where appropriate
• Detecting and reporting premises defects
• Undertaking any necessary action in event of bad weather or emergency (eg putting down salt and clearing paths in winter)

No experience is necessary, as full training will be given for the right person. You just need to be energetic, enthusiastic and reliable. It would be advantageous if the post holder had some flexibility to work additional hours, if need be. Access to own vehicle is desirable.

How to apply
To apply for this role, you must send the following items to by the above closing date and time. Any applications that do not include all of this information will be incomplete and we won't be able to consider them:
1. A completed application form
2. A letter detailing any additional information
Other information
We’d love to show you around our lovely school. If you would like to come and visit us, please call The Mead's office on 01225 759273 to make an appointment.

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Application Form >

Equality & Diversity Form >

This role will involve contact with children and the post holder will be engaged in regulated activity relevant to children and will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed. 

This Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All posts involving direct contact with children are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. However, amendments to the Exception Order 1975 (2013 & 2020) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’.  These are not subject to disclosure to employers and cannot be taken into account. Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on the Ministry of Justice website.

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Code of Conduct >

What we offer

We recognise the value and contribution every member of our staff makes to our schools, and in return for their dedication and commitment we provide:

  • A clear vision with purpose and values that are supported by all our staff
  • An ambitious and vibrant place to work, with enthusiastic staff and children in all of our schools
  • A highly organised and very supportive team
  • High quality professional development opportunities from Day One, including A National College training account, where you can access thousands of training courses online for free
  • Unlimited, free access to the Employee Assistance Programme which gives all our staff confidential support and guidance whenever they need it