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Cleaner - Westwood College

Westwood College
Leek, Staffordshire
Grade 1, SCP 2 - Pro rata actual salary £5,782, £10.60 per hour
Closing date
24 Oct 2027

Westwood College is part of The Talentum Learning Trust which comprises 9 schools within and around the town of Leek in the Staffordshire Moorlands. The Trust promotes high aspirations and excellence for all. Our aim is to develop a strong partnership between the academies, students and the wider community to secure an outstanding learning experience for everyone. We have high expectations and strive to create independent learners fit for the demands of the 21st Century.

Position: Cleaner post available @ 11.25 hours

Start Date: As soon as possible

Contract Type: Fixed term

Hours: 11.25 hours per week working Monday to Friday, 15:45 – 18:00 (37 hour contract, 48.51 pay weeks) plus 20 days pro rata Clean Down during school closure periods.

Pay: Grade 1, SCP 2 - Full time equivalent salary: £20,441 per annum, Pro rata actual salary £5,782, £10.60 per hour

Allowance: n/a

Location: Westwood College; however, you may on occasions be required to cover duties at other schools across the Trust

Line Manager: Cleaning Supervisor

We are recruiting for an energetic, motivated Cleaner, the ideal candidate will:

  • have experience within the role, though this isn’t essential as training will be provided
  • be able to follow instructions
  • be flexible
  • be motivated and self-driven and have an eye for detail
  • have high expectations of themselves and their team
  • be a team player
  • have excellent communication skills

You are required to work 11.25 hours per week between the hours of 15:45 – 18:00, Monday to Friday plus an additional 20 days clean down (pro rata) during school closure periods. You will report to the Cleaning Supervisor and will to ensure that the cleaning standards required within school are upheld. Hours can potentially be negotiated during the interview.

The Cleaning Team handle all cleaning requirements. Duties will include but are not limited to: sweeping, hoovering, general cleaning and sanitising in all areas within school, emptying bins, sanitising touch points such as door handles, push plates, hand rails, etc., window cleaning at safe levels and tackling any other spillages, mess, etc. as required around the school site. You will be provided with the required training and PPE and are expected to comply with COSHH and H&S practices at all times.

The Talentum Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and two satisfactory professional references. A social media check will be conducted for the successful candidate only.

To apply please send your completed application form to:

Unfortunately, we do not accept CV’s.

Please contact Mrs Eades, School Business Manager if you have any queries regarding this position.

Interview date to be confirmed.

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