Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Part time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 22/03/2019 12:00
£18,065 pro-rata
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Cassop Primary School
Closing date:
22 Mar
Further Information

Required from 1 April 2019.

The Governors of Cassop Primary School are looking to appoint a cleaner to be part of our happy successful team.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 22 March 2019. Applicants chosen to take part in the selection process will be notified by email.

Job Purpose

Cleaning designated areas of the school in accordance with Durham County Council cleaning specifications and to ensure these are kept in a clean and hygienic condition on a daily, weekly, monthly basis as instructed by the Head Teacher.

1. To clean designated areas of the school as allocated by the Head Teacher. These areas may be changed, depending on the needs of the school.

2. Cleaning, washing, sweeping, vacuum cleaning in a variety of teaching areas
Cleaning of public areas, corridors, etc. children’s and staff toilets.
Emptying of litter bins
Polishing and dusting of fixtures and fittings.
Where appropriate use of powered equipment.
To keep appropriate light equipment, machinery and cleaning cupboard in a clean and hygienic condition
To follow Health and Safety codes. Health and Hygiene code of practices in relation to cleaning, e.g. C.O.S.H.H, siting of warning cones, etc.
To report faulty equipment to the Caretaker as necessary.
Any other cleaning duties as directed by the Head Teacher.

3. A willingness to undergo training as and when required for the job.

You will be given sufficient training in order to ensure a clear understanding of these duties.

Please note that this position is whole time, which means that you will be in attendance at work all year round (52 weeks a year) and will have an annual leave entitlement (26 days if you have less than 5 years’ continuous local government service, 31 days if you have in excess of 5 years’ continuous local government service; pro rata for part time). The leave entitlement must be taken when the schools are closed. The holiday entitlement runs from April to March, under Green Book terms i.e. not academic year.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact Mrs Helen Atherton – 0191 3770293

An application form and further information is attached to this webpage. Please download this and return your application directly to the school by emailing

Durham County Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applicants from all sections of the community. Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure.

This post is not open to job share.

Essential Qualifications: Basic Literacy and Numeracy Skills
Willingness to participate in training essential to the post

Closing date: Friday 22 March 2019 at 12 noon
Interview date: Tuesday 26 March 2019
Contact for application packs: Mrs H Atherton – Administrator
Contact for information about the post: Ms V Hewison – Head Teacher

Cassop Primary School
Telephone: 0191 3770293
Name of contact at school: Ms Victoria Hewison

Please note
This job is closed for applications.