Cleaner

Company: Apple Orchard

Location: Horsham (School)

Contract Type: Part-time, Term Time

Closing Date: 29 April 2024

Salary: £17,684.30 prorated

Specific Hours: 4 hours per week over 2 days

Cleaner

Cleaner 

Contract type: Part-Time, Term Time Only

Salary: £17,684.30 prorated 

Contract: Fixed Term, Term Time Only 

Location: Horsham, West Sussex

Hours:(4 hours per week over 2 days per week) Hours can be worked 3.30pm - 6.30pm or before 8:30am.

About our School

Apple Orchard is an expanding therapeutic community with a school attached. All young people in our care have significant SEMH concerns and as such we are looking for a teacher that has taught at GCSE and A Level with a passion to work with those who are most vulnerable and one who can build trusting, solid relationships. 

Our school, Apple Orchard, is a very important part of Apple Orchard and complements the work done by the care and therapy staff. The Head Teacher leads the experienced team of teachers and teaching assistants. Between them, they can offer a wide range of subjects which covers all of a modified National Curriculum. 

We have an exciting opportunity for a part time experienced cleaner to join our team.  

Role responsibilities 

  • Vacuum cleaning and mopping floors
  • Emptying and cleaning bins
  • Cleaning toilets and bathroom spaces
  • Replenishing bathroom supplies
  • Dusting, polishing and straightening furniture and cupboard tops
  • Tidying communal areas ensuring hazards are removed
  • Wiping down paintwork including skirting boards and window ledges 

About You 

  • Previous professional experience of cleaning a large commercial building, preferably a school, college or university
  • Able to lift and move heavy equipment
  • Have a flexible approach to the work and prepared to carry out all reasonable cleaning tasks
  • Able to use a wide range of cleaning equipment and products appropriately
  • A confident, clear communicator
  • Prepared to undergo training in health & safety, confidentiality and safeguarding practice 

The successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced DBS Check, the cost of which will be met by Apple Orchard School. 

Apple Orchard School is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates. 

Apple Orchard School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.

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