Contract Type: Full Time
Support Role:
Job Start Date: 2021-09-01
Salary: Excellent, Depending on Experience
School Type:
Academy Secondary Aged
School Size: 1001-2000
School Age Range: 11-18
Pupil Gender: Mixed
Address: Fambridge Road, Maldon, Essex CM9 6AB
Ofsted Ranking: Good 2



Required September 2021

We are seeking to appoint Cleaners on a casual basis with immediate effect due to expansion of our team. The posts offer an excellent opportunity to work in our highly successful academy which holds a good Ofsted status.

The Cleaning Department has a strong team working ethos, is very supportive of new members of staff with induction programmes in place and on the job training provided.

Personal Qualities

Prior experience of working within a commercial cleaning environment is an advantage, however, we will provide training to those candidates who have not worked as a Cleaner in a previous role.

Applicants should be hardworking, enthusiastic and have a high level of commitment, ability to work within a team and manage own time effectively to ensure that the role is completed in the timeframe set.

Responsibilities of the Post Holder

In accordance with the job description for Cleaner, the main responsibilities are as follows:

• to work as part of a team and to provide a high level of cleaning. To undertake the cleaning of areas, as specified by the Cleaning Supervisor or Cleaning, Catering and Hospitality Manager.
• the postholder will be expected to observe safe working practices in carrying out their required duties and report any potential hazards.
• to undertake training in the correct use of cleaning equipment such as floor machines, vacs, wets pick-ups and in health and safety and the use of cleaning chemicals.
• all employees are expected to show a responsible attitude to health and safety issues and have due regard for their personal safety and that of others.

Job Description

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About Plume, Maldon's Community Academy

'Plume, Maldon's Community Academy', is the only academy in the town for students aged 11-18 and has always been at the centre of Maldon’s community.  With impressive examination results for many years at both GCSE and A level, we are a highly successful academy.  In our last full inspection in January 2014, Ofsted confirmed that we are a ‘Good’ academy across all the key areas. Ofsted said our students are ‘polite, courteous and enjoy good relationships with each other and with teachers.  Their attitudes to learning are very positive.  Students come to lessons ready to learn’. This was reinforced by a behaviour focused further Ofsted Inspection in July 2014 that said behaviour was good with many examples of 'Outstanding' practice.

Our key focus is ensuring excellent standards of teaching and student learning - we aim to provide a quality education that promotes academic success as well as emotional and social development.  Our team of experienced, passionate and dedicated teachers and support staff continually strive to ensure that our students make at least good progress and overcome any barriers to learning that may be pertinent to them.