Cleaning Supervisor (part-time 36 hours per week), Bicester

Closing date:This job has expired

The Cooper SchoolBicester

Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £17,636.43 (for the hours and weeks worked)
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint a Cleaning Supervisor to lead our cleaning team who work to maintain the cleanliness of our buildings.  Under the direction of the Estate Manager, you will lead a team of cleaners to ensure that the required high standards of cleanliness and hygiene are met.  The post will be based at The Cooper School, however the Cleaning Supervisor is responsible for cleaning staff across all Bicester Learning Academy sites, currently The Cooper School and Glory Farm Primary School.

The working hours for this position are 36 hours per week for 44 weeks a year (term time only plus INSET days and 5 weeks during school holidays).  The shift is split across the day as follows:-

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

6.15am to 9.00am then 2.45pm to 7.00pm


6.15am to 9.00am then 1.45pm to 7.00pm

Flexibility of working hours is required during school holiday periods due to site opening hours.

This is a Grade 5 position, with a current starting salary of £18,795.00 per annum full time equivalent.  The actual salary for the hours and weeks worked will be £17,636.43 per annum.

We offer:

  • competitive salary;
  • an excellent pension scheme;
  • regular training opportunities;
  • friendly and supportive colleagues;
  • an energetic, vibrant and diverse environment where everyone is valued.

In return it is essential that candidates have cleaning and supervisory experience. Experience of operating specific and appropriate equipment, and a basic understanding of Health & Safety is desirable. The successful candidate will be responsible for completing paperwork associated with ordering of resources and essential record keeping and must be physically fit enough to undertake manual duties. 

Our ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate High levels of professionalism, act as a role model to others and be able to meet and maintain the highest standards of cleanliness throughout all our sites.

For more information about our academy please visit or please contact Human Resources by telephone on (01869) 362697 or by email

Closing date for receipt of applications: Monday 18th November 2019, 9am

Bicester Learning Academy have the right to interview and appoint at any time throughout this recruitment process. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

Applicants from outside the EU will need to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK.

Bicester Learning Academy is committed to safeguarding children. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly CRB) in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.

Details of the Academy’s policies relating to the Employment of Ex-Offenders and the Secure Storage, Handling, Use, Retention and Disposal of Disclosure and Barring Certificates and Disclosure information are included within the recruitment pack.

More about The Cooper School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Churchill Road, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26 4RS, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1869 242121
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Bicester Learning Academy

Bicester Learning Academy is a multi academy trust currently comprising The Cooper School and Glory Farm Primary School.  The academy is run by a board of members supported by a board of trustees.  Both schools ope...