Cleaning Team Leader

Circa £16k for 30 hrs pw

We currently have an opportunity for a Cleaning Team Leader to join our Trust central facilities team. Our Trust comprises three schools with directly employed cleaning teams at all schools. Our cleaning team is a valued and essential part of our central facilities team ensuring our schools are clean, safe and hygienic for our children, young people and staff.

We are looking for someone to bring consistency to the support of every member of our cleaning staff, who are often lone workers, and ensure they are kept informed of school requirements, special events and statutory requirements in terms of health, safety and hygiene.

As a Cleaning Team Leader you will be responsible for:

  • The supervision and support of all cleaning staff focussing on both performance and wellbeing whilst they are on duty
  • Ensuring that a first class cleaning service is delivered to all schools in our Trust
  • Reviewing work schedules, organising rotas and adapting them to school needs and events
  • Updating procedures and manuals
  • Ordering of cleaning materials and maintaining stock levels
  • Monitoring of all cleaning activities
  • Dealing with staffing problems, training, induction and appraisal

The successful candidate for this role will have:

  • Previous experience of managing a team and strong people management skills
  • Excellent communicator and with strong organisational skills
  • Previous experience in a cleaning environment 
  • The ability to implement and adhere to standards and procedures
  • Health and safety and COSHH experience
  • Good IT skills
  • You will need your own transport as the team is located over three school sites

The school cleaning teams mainly work in the evenings so the hours of work would be 30 hours per week, ideally 2.30pm to 8.30pm, although there is some flexibility on the number of hours per week and the exact start and finish times to suit the successful candidate.  The position is offered on a year-round contract with a paid annual leave entitlement, but a term-time only plus some school holiday working may be considered.

All the schools in our Trust are committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All successful candidates are required to undertake enhanced DBS and other relevant pre-employment checks including references from present and previous employers.

Benefits include

  • Competitive salary, circa £16k for 30 hours per week (an additional pay award is pending)
  • Paid holiday - 24 days plus 8 bank holidays
  • Local Government pension scheme
  • Free car parking on each site
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle 2 work scheme
  • PPE and some items of uniform provided

For more details please see the attached job description.

Applicants should download and complete the support staff application form or alternatively you can apply online via our TES partner site.

If you would like an informal discussion to find out more about the job or our Trust please contact our Chief Operating Officer, Nichola Stretton at nstretton@henrybox.oxon.sch.uk or 01993 848106.  Visits to the Academy and any school sites prior to interview are also encouraged and warmly welcomed observing social distancing, and can be arranged with Ms Stretton or the HR Team.

Closing date: 10th December 2021 at 8am, although applications will be considered as soon as they are received and the Trust reserves the withdraw the vacancy at an earlier date if a suitable applicant is found.

Documents

Downloads Date  
Cleaning Team Leader JD PS Jul 21 22nd Aug 2021 Download
PD booklet 2021 22 20th Sep 2021 Download
Safeguarding and CP policy 2020 21 20th Sep 2021 Download
The MILL Academy Support Staff Application Form 17th Sep 2021 Download
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Job Specification

Role
Team Leader
Subject
Premises and Facilities
Closing Date
10th December 2021
Start Date
ASAP
Job Reference
CTL
Location
OX28 4AX
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01993 848166
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Job Specification

Role
Team Leader
Subject
Premises and Facilities
Closing Date
10th December 2021
Start Date
ASAP
Job Reference
CTL
Location
OX28 4AX
Get Directions

Any Questions?

For further information about this vacancy please contact us using Ref: CTL.

HR Team
01993 848166