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Cleaning Supervisor

The Crestwood School
Kingswinford, West Midlands
Grade 3 SCP 3 - 4 FTE £22,737 - £23,114 Actual Annual Salary £9,217 - £9,370 pay award pending
Closing date
31 Aug 2024

Vacancy for School Cleaning Supervisor

Required as soon as possible


Part time (15 hours per week, Monday – Friday 3.00pm-6:00pm)

All year round

Grade 3 SCP 3 - 4 FTE £22,737 - £23,114 pay award pending

Actual Annual Salary £9,217 - £9,370 pay award pending

We are a Multi Academy Trust comprising of six secondary schools and one primary school with over 750 employees and over 5,500 students, based in Dudley, West Midlands.

We are recruiting for a cleaner Supervisor working 15 hours per week all year round.

The Cleaning supervisor would be responsible for a wide range of duties and responsibilities, which include ensuring that the school is cleaned every day to the required standard/specification and cleaners have all the required equipment and products to perform their jobs.

The supervisor would be responsible in the operational management of the cleaning team, ensuring cleaners are cleaning all areas of the school to the required standard, as well as ensuring areas are covered when sickness occurs. The supervisor will from time to time need to step in an assist the cleaners as and where needed. Working closely with the site manager and Facilities and operations manager to ensure the smooth operation of the cleaning team within the school.

Working safely using correct warning signs, protective clothing and safety equipment and being mindful of hazards to other staff and students. Compliance with the Health and Safety practices of the Trust/School.

You will need to be;

· To be physically fit

· To be reliable, punctual and have excellent attendance

· Have the ability to communicate effectively

· Possess a flexible and adaptable approach to working patterns and job task

· Observe safe working practices in carrying out the required duties and ensure others are doing the same.

· Team player, personable, emotionally intelligent with a sense of humour


Previous cleaning experience would be essential.

Previous experience of a supervisory role would be highly desirable.

Previous experience of working in a school or education setting would be desirable but not essential.

Will be held on a rolling basis, shortlisted candidates will be offered an interview and should a successful appointment be made the advert will be closed and candidates informed.

In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, as a part of our recruitment process, we will carry out an online search on shortlisted candidates to identify any comment, image or other content that could cause reputational damage to the trust and/or give rise to a safeguarding concern. If we discover anything during our searches this will be passed onto the recruitment manager and discussed during interview.

We are deeply committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children and expect all Staff and Volunteers to share this commitment. All necessary Safeguarding checks will be undertaken which must have satisfactory outcomes, otherwise the conditional job offer may be withdrawn. Details of the checks that will be undertake can be found at: Keeping Children Safe in Education, 2023 – KCSIE 2023

This role has been assessed as working in regulated activity and is subject to an Enhanced DBS plus Children’s Barred List Check.

It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website:

Positions at the school are exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to a post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). DBS Filtering guidance can be found on the GOV.UK website.

As a Trust we are committed to ensuring that throughout our recruitment and selection process, no applicant will be disadvantaged or discriminated against because of the protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.

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