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Cleaner

Harris Primary Academy Chafford HundredThurrock

Do you have professional cleaning experience either with an office or school environment? We are currently looking to appoint a cleaner to join our dedicated maintenance and premises team. 

About Us

Harris Primary Academy Chafford Hundred is a three form entry Academy located in the heart of Chafford Hundred, which is a modern development bordering Lakeside and Thurrock, serving a vibrant and diverse community. Chafford Hundred has good links to central London as well as being accessible from Kent and Essex. 

We offer each child an education, which inspires and prepares them for academic and personal success, both now and in the future. Our shared belief is that children thrive when they feel consistently happy and safe at school and our commitment to excellence is encapsulated in our vision statement: "Excellence, Every Child, Every Day." Our staff and Governors share this vision and work together to see that every child reaches their potential.

Our Core values of: Teamwork, Resilience, Respect, Responsibility and Community underpin everything that happens at Harris Primary Academy Chafford Hundred. They are our foundations and we have a clear expectation that all adults, as well as children and staff, model and respect these values both inside and outside the academy.

Main Areas of Responsibility

Job Purpose: To carry out cleaning in allocated area.

Reporting to: Premises Manager / Premises Officers

Liaising with: Premises Staff, Director of Resources, Reception staff and other relevant Academy staff.

Operational/Strategic Planning

  • Cleaning of parts of the academy as allocated, including classrooms, offices, corridors, stairs and toilets
  • Vacuuming, wiping, dusting and mopping
  • Cleaning toilets, basins, tiling, glass areas
  • Emptying bins in allocated area
  • Disposing of waste as instructed
  • Machine cleaning as appropriate
  • Safe storage and use of materials

Other Services

  • To comply with Health & Safety regulations and guidelines, and undergo training as required
  • To report issues and Health & Safety issues to manager
  • To check closed windows doors and turn off lights

General Requirements

  • To adhere to the academy’s corporate standards, policies, systems and procedures in relation to Safeguarding and Child Protection, and health and safety
  • To set a personal example that contributes to the positive ethos of the academy
  • To be committed to the life of the academy and to support its distinctive mission and ethos
  • To behave at all times in accordance with the academy’s values
  • To agree annual performance targets with the Line Manager
  • To promote the academy favourably in the community

Qualifications & Experience

  • Commitment to providing a high level of service
  • Good communication skills and ability to follow instructions
  • Good time management
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Well organised and self-motivated
  • Able to take initiative and work without supervision
  • Flexible approach to work allocated
  • Ability to work as team player
  • Physically able to undertake necessary tasks

Professional Development & Benefits

Our people are at the heart of our success. We have developed a strong culture of collaboration and best practice, with professional development and career planning at its centre. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of top-quality training programmes delivered at every level to senior leadership.

We look for talented individuals who share our vision for creating exceptional places of learning, and are committed to ensuring that every child in London has access to the best possible education.

In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package which includes our Harris Allowance, a Performance and Loyalty Bonus, Pension Scheme, a Wellbeing Cash Plan and many other benefits.

Safeguarding Notice

The Harris Federation and all our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. Before applying, please review our Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders.

Equal Opportunities

The Harris Federation is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates.

As a provider of employment and education, we value the diversity of our staff and students, and all our staff are equally valued and respected. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.

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