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Cleaning Supervisor

Cleaning Supervisor

Salary band D, £18,993 pro rata

Hours 2.30pm – 7pm 22.5 per week

44 weeks per year, holidays to be taken in school holidays with prior agreement with SBM

Closing date 9am 3rd December

We are looking to appoint an efficient, well organised and proactive Cleaning Supervisor. To provide consistently a high standard of cleaning from themselves and their team.

This is a key role that would suit someone with a meticulous eye for detail, a focused approach to cleaning and site safety. You must be able to work on your own initiative and be proactive in dealing with day to day tasks. You will need to have the ability to prioritise work, meet deadlines, maintain records and systems and lead effectively a team. Flexibility in working hours is essential.

You will:

  • Be a nominated keyholder
  • Open up the school gates for afternoon collection by parents
  • Be responsible for the cleaning of designated areas
  • Monitor standards and performance of other cleaning staff
  • Organise and schedule the team of cleaning staff
  • Undertake any training required for the role
  • Supervise cleaning staff, including undertaking induction training and identifying training needs, monitor attendance and timekeeping, arrange and provide cover for absence, assist in recruiting cleaning staff.
  • Stock take of cleaning materials and order via the SBM
  • Ensure the relevant materials and equipment are available to carry out the cleaning tasks
  • Remove all recycling from both sites
  • Remove rubbish daily as required
  • Lock up and secure buildings and site in the evening
  • Ensure lettings are catered for, eg heating, lighting
  • Liaise closely with site supervisor and SBM
  • Contribute to the schools statutory duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children




  • Able to read and write instructions, complete orders of stock and work out measurements.
  • Have previous cleaning experience
  • Be able to supervise and demonstrate to staff
  • Have good communication skills
  • Able to operate equipment and use materials
  • Display commitment to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people
  • Value and understand the needs of staff and children
  • Can understand and operate within regulations
  • Can solve straightforward problems and respond to unforeseen circumstances (ie staff absences, accidents etc)


At this time, interested applicants will be unable to visit the school during the day due to COVID risks, but do take a look at our Federation website. You are also welcome to arrange a telephone conversation or an after school visit with our School Business Manager by ringing the school office at St. Margaret’s. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Please complete the application form with a supporting statement of no more than 2 sides of A4. Submit your application by email to


This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check with Children’s Barred List check.

This position is subject to a six month probationary period.

The closing date for all applications is Friday 3rd December at 9am.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 14th December 2021.

There is an additional role being advertised for a senior caretaker role, should you wish to be considered for both roles, please make this clear on your application form.




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