School Cleaner

Ref: PEN006

Actual Salary: £11,995 per annum

(Pay and Grading Review Pending)

Fixed Term Contract: 1 November 2020 – 30 April 2021

30 hours per week – Term Time plus 6 Days in School Holidays

We are looking to appoint a School Cleaner to support with additional cleaning requirements during the school day. As a member of a team of cleaners or as a lone worker, you will be required to undertake cleaning of specific areas of the school building and facilities in order to maintain a high standard of cleanliness, hygiene and security of the school buildings and grounds at all times.

This role is initially required on a fixed term basis for 6 months, with the possibility of being extended following a review of the cleaning requirements at that time. The role will be required during school term time, plus 6 additional days in the school holidays (across this 6 month contract) to ensure cleanliness before and after any school events or revision sessions during the holidays, as well as covering the annual leave of colleagues.

Penrice Academy is a fast paced, driven and forward thinking school, with a determination to give our students the best possible life chances. This is an exciting time to join our large and dynamic Trust, which is responsible for educating learners across four secondary schools, one junior school and eight primary schools, with a Free School (primary) to open in 2021.

If you are interested in this position and wish to have an informal conversation, please contact Liam Grigg, Site Manager, on 01726 72163 or email:

For full details, including how to apply, please visit

Applications by CV, letter or social media alone will not be accepted.

Closing Date:    9.00am Monday 12th October 2020 

Interview Date:    Week commencing 12th October 2020

Cornwall Education Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We implement the safer recruitment process; the successful candidate will be expected to undergo checks including an enhanced DBS check. Applicants are expected to familiarise themselves with our safeguarding policy, which can be found via the following link:

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