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School cleaner
  • Employer: Bracknell Forest Council
  • Reference: JOB01135
  • Published: Fri 30/09/2022, 2:37 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 07/10/2022, 2:37 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 15 hours per week term time only + 5 INSET days
  • Salary: Up to £10.12 per hour
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: RG12 9AP

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School cleaner


15 hours per week: 4.30PM - 7.30pm Term time only

To start as soon as possible

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School is a small friendly one-form entry primary school situated just north of Bracknell Town Centre - just a short walk away from the town centre.

We are seeking to recruit a reliable and hardworking cleaner to join our small site maintenance team to maintain a high standard of cleanliness in all areas of the school i.e. classrooms, corridors, offices, toilets, corridors. This job will be physically demanding.

Duties will include vacuuming, dusting, mopping areas across the school and cleaning of washroom areas, fixtures and fittings.

The successful applicant will need to show a good practical attitude and work beside other colleagues in a flexible and co-operative way.

Previous cleaning experience with a good understanding of cleaning materials and equipment would be an advantage but is not essential.

The contract is for term time only with an additional 5 INSET days but there will also be some opportunities for additional hours for deep cleans during the school holidays.

Salary: £10.12 per hour

Job Type: 15 hours per week : daily hours 4.30pm - 7.30pm

Permanent role

Term time only + 5 INSET days.

Closing date: Thursday 13th October 2022 12 noon.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received.

Interviews: w/c 17th October 2022

How to Apply

Please email our School Business Manager at for an application form

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.


Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices share this commitment. This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children/young people/adults at risk.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. If you are successful in being shortlisted for this position, you will be required to complete a self-declaration form, when you will need to tell us about any spent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings which may later appear on your DBS Certificate. To find out more about the application process for working with children, young people and adults at risk visit

The Bracknell Forest Safeguarding Board (BFSB) has responsibility for working together to oversee the safety and well-being of children and adults in Bracknell Forest. Find out more about the BFSB at

Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration. We aim to ensure that individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills, aptitudes and other objective criteria. In this respect we will ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or disability, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not covered by legislation or existing codes of practice.


We are a Disability Symbol User and as such have made a commitment to guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria of the person specification. To help us with our commitment to this guarantee, please indicate if you have a disability on your application form.

Pre-employment medical check

You may be asked about your physical ability to perform the job during interview. As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire from which our Occupational Health Advisor will assess your medical suitability to do the job. You may be required to attend a medical examination.


On your application form you will be asked to provide the names and addresses of two people who will provide a reference. At least one must be from your current employer, completed by a suitable person with appropriate authority. If you have previously worked with children at least one must be from this employer. References will not be accepted from relatives or people writing solely in the capacity of friends.


Any candidates wishing to apply who would require sponsorship can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the role by assessing their circumstances against the relevant criteria.