Cleaner (Blackfriars Academy)

Blackfriars Academy, Priory Road, Newcastle, Staffordshire, ST5 2TF
Grade 1, scale point 6 – 7 £17,842 FTE Salary per annum, £5,498 pro rata salary per annum
16 Nov 2021
30 Nov 2021
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
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Hours: 12.5 hours per week Monday – Friday 4pm – 6:30pm 38 Term time weeks + 3 weeks (41 Weeks per year)
Salary: Grade 1, scale point 6 – 7 £17,842 FTE Salary per annum, £5,498 pro rata salary per annum

We are seeking to appoint a cleaner on a permanent basis. This is an important post as the cleanliness of our school is vital to ensure a safe environment for our pupils and staff members alike. You must be motivated and flexible. We need good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work effectively as a member of a team.

Blackfriars Academy is proud to be part of Shaw Education Trust which is a growing, multi-academy trust based in Staffordshire. As part of the trust, our new colleagues will benefit from high quality professional development and will be supported in their career progression by our new and motivated leadership team. You will be an outstanding person willing to embrace and develop our collective values and ethics. In return your efforts will be recognized and rewarded and your contribution valued and celebrated by our whole school community. Our sole aim is to enable every one of our children to thrive and reach their potential as well as enjoying their time at the Blackfriars. If you would like to join us on our exciting journey, then please apply.

The Shaw Education Trust offer the following benefits with your employment:

  • An excellent Local Government Pension Scheme / Teachers Pension
  • Generous holiday entitlement from your first day of employment (28 days holiday rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service + Paid Bank Holidays)
  • Access to health and wellbeing support via Occupational Health
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to our Institute of Education and fantastic opportunities to help you grow, contribute and flourish in your role and in the Trust.


Blackfriars Academy is dedicated to the safeguarding and wellbeing of students; all staff must share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo appropriate screening including Enhanced DBS check.

Please click on the following link to refer to SET Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy
Please telephone on 01782 987168 and speak to Helen Smith, HR Officer for further information.

Application Packs are available from:
Mrs H Smith, Blackfriars Academy, Priory Road, Newcastle, Staffordshire ST5 2TF [Tel 01782 987169] email or on the Shaw Education Trust website

Closing Date: 30th November at 12 noon.
Start Date: as soon as possible

Applications received after this time will not be accepted.
Applications can be sent either by email to or via post to Blackfriars Academy.


In line with our safer recruitment policy CV’s will not be accepted

The Shaw Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment
This position is subject to appropriate vetting procedures including a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form

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