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Cleaning Assistant

At Oasis Academy Oldham ,
Salary: £18,278 (pro rata actual salary £4,940)
Role: Part-time
Contract: Permanent
Closed Date: 12:00 PM on Wednesday 30th June 2021
Interviews: w/c 5th July

Job Description

 POST:                                    Cleaning Assistant

 SALARY:                              £18,278 (Pro rata actual salary £4,940)

 LOCATION:                          Oasis Academy Oldham

 WORKING PATTERN:          2 hours, 6am – 8am, Monday-Friday

 HOURS:                               10 hours per week, 52 weeks per year.

                                      

DISCLOSURE LEVEL:         Enhanced

 

JOB PURPOSE:                    To be part of the cleaning team and provide a high quality cleaning service to meet the needs of staff and students and support the raising of standards of achievement and attainment of students.

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Cleaning provision

  • To undertake individually or as part of a team, the cleaning of designated offices, classrooms and associated accommodation to ensure that they are kept in a clean and hygienic condition
  • To ensure the cleaning, washing, sweeping, vacuum cleaning, emptying litter bins, polishing, cleaning walls and dusting of designated areas (which may include toilets and associated facilities) and fixtures and fittings, using where appropriate, the necessary powered equipment.
  • To redeploy to areas as directed by the Cleaning Supervisor, to cover staff absence

 Health & Safety

  • Maintain stocks of cleaning materials.
  • Ensure that all agreed Health & Safety policies, COSHH regulations and procedures are complied with.
  • Support fully any Health & Safety inspections.
  • Report immediately any machinery faults or unhygienic areas to the Cleaning Manager.
  • Undergo Basic First Aid training and update courses.
  • Be aware of the responsibility for personal health, safety and welfare and that of others who may be affected by your actions or inactions.
  • Co-operate with the employer on all issues to do with Health, Safety & Welfare.  

General Responsibilities

  • Set a good example in terms of personal presentation, attendance and punctuality.
  • In conjunction with the line manager, take responsibility for personal professional development, keeping up-to-date with relevant developments, which may lead to improvements in the day-to-day running of the school.
  • Undertake any necessary professional development as identified in the School Improvement Plan taking full advantage of any relevant training and development available.
  • Maintain a professional portfolio of evidence to support the Performance Management Process – evaluating and improving own practice.
  • Any jobs deemed suitable by the Academy  

Safeguarding Children

Oasis Community Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks

 Other

  1. The post holder is expected to carry out such other duties as may reasonably be assigned by the Principal.
  2. The duties of this post may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the post or level of responsibility entailed. 
  3. This Job Description may be renegotiated by the Principal if the Academy faces changing circumstances

 Oasis Community Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

Oasis Academies exists to provide a rich and balanced educational environment which caters for the whole person - academically, vocationally, socially, morally, spiritually, physically, emotionally and environmentally. Our task is to serve our learners as well as to provide a learning hub for the entire community. In this way we will raise aspirations, unlock potential and work to achieve excellence through encouraging a ‘can do’ culture which nurtures confident and competent people. 

Cleaning Assistant

Person Specification

 Our Purpose

 Oasis Academies exists to provide a rich and balanced educational environment which caters for the whole person - academically, vocationally, socially, morally, spiritually, physically, emotionally and environmentally. Our task is to serve our students as well as to provide a learning hub for the entire community. In this way we will raise aspirations, unlock potential and work to achieve excellence through encouraging a ‘can do’ culture which nurtures confident and competent people.

 

 

 

 

Essential

Desirable

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

 

 

None

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Experience, Skills & Knowledge

 

Organised and have good attention to detail

 

Ability to work under pressure

 

Excellent inter-personal skills

 

Practical ability in polishing, dusting, cleaning, washing and sweeping

 

 

Previous cleaning experience

 

Knowledge and experience of using

Products and equipment used in

Commercial cleaning

 

Experience of using industrial cleaners

 

 

 

Personal Qualities

 

Commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people

Willingness to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks

 

Able to demonstrate initiative & work unsupervised

Reliable and honest

Team player

Energetic, enthusiastic and flexible. 

In good health and have a good attendance record.

Have a sense of humour and a positive outlook on life.

Ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with people.

Have a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours which flow from the Oasis Community Learning ethos.

 

 

 

 

 

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours, which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

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How do I Apply?

To apply for the position of Cleaning Assistant, please download (saving to your computer) and complete the above Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Forms and either upload and submit the forms Online or by Email.

Apply by Email

Please send your completed application forms to by no later than the 12:00 PM on Wednesday 30th June 2021.


If you have any questions or require any further information, please contact a member of the Oasis Academy Oldham recruitment team on .