Cleaner - Early Morning

  • Domestic Services
  • Canterbury

Cleaner - Early Morning

Job advert

Salary: £8.45 per hour

Early Monring Hours: Monday to Friday, 5.00 am to 8.00 am 


We require energetic and diligent Cleaners to work as part of a Housekeeping Team cleaning and maintaining the schools boarding houses and public areas. The role holder is required to provide a high standard of cleaning, while observing C.O.S.H.H Regulations.


We offer: free Benenden health care, free car parking, free meals, contributory pension scheme and uniform where appropriate.


Closing date for applications - Thursday 31 October 2017


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.


Job Description



The Post  

The  Cleaner is appointed by the Domestic Services Manager to deliver as part of a team a quality cleaning service for the School.



The  Cleaner is accountable to the  Supervisor for the satisfactory performance of his/her duties on a day-to-day basis.


Hours and Conditions of Employment


The hours for this post are:​

  • Early Morning Cleaner :Monday to Friday; 5.00am to 8.00am, 15 hours per week throughout the year
  • In the case of emergency or staff shortage, flexible working hours may be deemed necessary.




  • To maintain high standards of cleanliness throughout the school on a daily basis by cleaning to the frequency and standard set out.
  • Ensure that cleaning standards are achieved and maintained as determined by Domestic Services Manager/ Cleaning Supervisor.
  • Ensuring the cleanliness and tidiness of the areas allocated and where classrooms are allocated, ensuring their readiness for teaching.
  • To undertake deep cleaning during holiday periods.
  • To report maintenance/repair requirements to the Supervisor.


Health and Safety at Work, and other legislative requirements:


  • To be aware of Health and Safety requirements as they relate to the College, as detailed in the Health and Safety at Work Policy Document.
  • To be aware of Fire Safety regulations as they relate to the College.
  • To be aware of other College Policy Documents as they relate to the Cleaner / Porter employment at the College.
  • Reporting to the supervisor any incident or accident.
  • The postholder has a responsibility for ensuring safety in the workplace and in this respect ensuring compliance with all instructions relating to the use and storage of materials/equipment necessary for the performance of his/her duties.
  • Carry out any other tasks that may be reasonably assigned to you. 


This job description indicates only the main responsibilities of the post. It is not intended as an exhaustive list.