Cleaning Supervisor

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Federation of Briar Hill Infant and St. Margaret's CE Junior Schools, Coppice Road, Whitnash,…
£9,565- £9,756
22 Nov 2021
03 Dec 2021
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Term time

The Role

We are looking to appoint an efficient, well organised and proactive Cleaning Supervisor. To provide consistently a high standard of cleaning from themselves and their team.
This is a key role that would suit someone with a meticulous eye for detail, a focused approach to cleaning and site safety. You must be able to work on your own initiative and be proactive in dealing with day to day tasks. You will need to have the ability to prioritise work, meet deadlines, maintain records and systems and lead effectively a team. Flexibility in working hours is essential.
You will be a nominated keyholder.
You must be able to read and write instructions, complete orders of stock and work out measurements; have previous cleaning experience; be able to supervise and demonstrate to staff; have good communication skills; be able to operate equipment and use materials; display commitment to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people; value and understand the needs of staff and children; understand and operate within regulations; solve straightforward problems and respond to unforeseen circumstances (ie staff absences, accidents etc)

Key Requirements

Your main duties will be to:
•Open up the school gates for afternoon collection by parents
•Be responsible for the cleaning of designated areas
•Monitor standards and performance of other cleaning staff
•Organise and schedule the team of cleaning staff
•Supervise cleaning staff, including undertaking induction training and identifying training needs, monitor attendance and timekeeping, arrange and provide cover for absence, assist in recruiting cleaning staff.
•Stock take of cleaning materials and order via the SBM
•Undertake any training required for the role as identified by the Executive Headteacher
•Ensure the relevant materials and equipment are available to carry out the cleaning tasks
•Remove all recycling from both sites
•Remove rubbish daily as required
•Lock up and secure buildings and site in the evening
•Ensure lettings are catered for, eg heating, lighting
•Liaise closely with site supervisor and SBM
•Contribute to the schools statutory duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children

Additional Information & How to Apply

At this time, interested applicants will be unable to visit the school during the day due to COVID risks, but do take a look at our Federation website. You are also welcome to arrange a telephone conversation or an after school visit with our School Business Manager by ringing the school office at St. Margaret’s. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Please complete the application form with a supporting statement of no more than 2 sides of A4. Submit your application by email to

There is an additional role being advertised for a senior caretaker role, should you wish to be considered for both roles, please make this clear on your application form.

Closing date: 9am, Friday 3rd December 2021
Interview date: Tuesday 14th December 2021.

Federation of Briar Hill Infant and St. Margaret's CE Junior Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Supporting documents
Application Form
Job Specification
Equality Form

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