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Housekeeping Manager

Housekeeping Manager

Ralph Allen School


  • Expired
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
Apply by:
7 February 2018

Job overview

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic team leader with good communication skills who will manage and direct the housekeeping and lunchtime staff. 

You will liaise closely with the premises and catering teams, organise team induction, probation and training, arrange sickness and absence cover, and share best practice, ensuring that students and staff have the best possible lunchtime experience at school.

You will be responsible for ensuring that the school is cleaned to a satisfactory standard, carrying out quality control, as well as carrying out cleaning duties yourself as required. You will be in charge of stock control, carrying out risk assessments for staff, organising team induction, probation and training, organising sickness and absence cover. You will also assist with facilitating any lettings during evening hours.

Grade O, points 17 - 19, £17,772 - 18,746 per annum (pro rata amount £15,883 - £16,753). Monday-Friday, 12:30pm – 8:30pm (alternative hours may be considered), term time only + all INSETs + 10 days in the holidays (factor 46.6). 

Benefits include:

  • On-site parking
  • Local government pension scheme
  • School canteen 
  • Friendly school community
  • School events such as music concerts, staff drinks, DofE and theatre productions. 

Please return the completed application, electronically, to by 9am, Wednesday 7 February 2018. 

Where the response to an advertisement has been exceptional, occasionally shortlisting and interviews may be arranged at short notice. Candidates are therefore encouraged to submit their application forms as soon as possible.

For further details and application forms please see the school website or phone 01225 838903. 

Ralph Allen is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will need to undertake a criminal record check via the DBS. The Palladian Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer.

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About Ralph Allen School

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+44 1225 832936

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Ralph Allen School is a co-educational, non-denominational, over-subscribed academy for students aged 11 to 18 years, situated in the World Heritage city of Bath.  Our ethos is one of achievement through respect, teamwork and personal best.

In 2016 it became a founder member of the Palladian Academy Trust, composed of eight local schools.

Ralph Allen School was named after the Bath mine owner, entrepreneur and philanthropist who helped with the building of Georgian Bath and the early development of the Post Office.

The school was founded in 1957 and became an academy in August 2012. It is celebrating its 60th anniversary during 2017-18.  Following recent exciting campus developments, the school has formulated a comprehensive strategic vision for future campus expansion.


Nathan Jenkins

Vision and values

Ralph Allen School aims to be both exceptional and extraordinary, embracing difference and diversity and inspiring everyone to reach their full potential. The school strives to have a welcoming environment so everyone feels as though they belong. Teachers want to develop respect, resilience and resourcefulness in each student. The school also wants to ensure its pupils become active, thoughtful and responsible citizens of the world.

The secondary school specialises in three core subjects: English, Math's and Science. It has been mentioned in The Times on its annual list of highest-achieving schools. It has great facilities for extra-curricular activities, including an art and photography building and an all-weather sports pitch.

Ofsted report

Ralph Allen achieved a 'Good' when it was last inspected in 2018, with one of those outstanding features being the Sixth Form. Ofsted assessments of the school have never been below 'Good'.

View Ralph Allen School’s latest Ofsted report

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