Job Reference
Furzeham Academy
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Furzeham Academy
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Advert Details

School Cleaner 


Salary:   TSAT Pay Group 1 Pro rata to £4,899 - £5,108 for hours 

and weeks stated (FTE £19,774 -£20,619 per annum)

Start date: January 2023

Hours: 10 hours per week, 41 weeks per year

Contract: Permanent 

Closing Date: 4 January 2023

Interview Date: TBC 



The Role


We are currently recruiting for a cleaner at Furzeham Primary School. Successful candidates will be adaptable, motivated and have a good eye for detail. School cleaning duties typically include; sweeping, mopping, dusting, polishing, hoovering, and emptying bins, and similar duties laid out by the line management. Previous experience is not necessary, as full training will be provided.


The working hours of this post are 10 hours per a week, this post is term time only plus an additional 2 weeks for deep clean during holidays.




Your new role :


For further details please see the attached JD and person specification

  • Thoroughly cleaning areas to the required specification, as directed, using correct techniques and cleaning equipment.
  • Safe removal of litter and waste to allocated disposal points, taking particular care with liquids, broken glass or other substances, which may be unsafe to other staff or pupils.
  • Undertaking training in use of methods, materials and equipment as instructed by your supervisor.
  •  You will work safely using correct warning signs, protective clothing and safety equipment, being mindful of hazards to other staff and pupils. Compliance with the Health and Safety practices within the College.
  • You will replenish supplies of toiletries, plastic bags, paper towels, hand gel as directed.



Our School


At Furzeham Primary and Nursery School we provide an inclusive secure, nurturing, high quality learning environment which inspires our children to develop life- long learning skills and enables them to achieve the best future outcomes.


To find out more about our school click here.


Our Trust


The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire and Plymouth. We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances.


Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to;


  • Think about their Thinking
  • Be their Best self
  • Shape their Success

In this way we transform life chances 


View our Trust video to gain an insight into The Thinking Schools Academy Trust and click here to read more about our Trust.




 Next Steps


If you would like to arrange an informal conversation to discuss the role in more detail please contact Lisa O’Flaherty via email -


Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.


If you experience any issues in applying for this role via our careers site please click here to submit an application via Microsoft Forms. 


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. As per KCSIE we will also undertake online searches for all shortlisted candidates, if you have any questions regarding this process, please email   


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