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SCHOOL:                     Harefield Primary School

HOURS:                       12.5 hours per week - 52 weeks per year. Hours will be 5:30-8:00am Monday – Friday

SALARY:                      GRADE 1

CLOSING DATE:           Friday 8th July 2022 – 12 noon

INTERVIEW DATE:      Wednesday 13th July 2022

START DATE:               Monday 18th July 2022 or as soon as possible



Here at Harefield we take great pride in our school and we are looking for a cleaner who shares our passion. The successful candidate will be responsible for the smooth day-to-day running of cleaning within our school whilst maintaining good hygiene levels and following our Health, Safety and Hygiene policies. Predominately you will be working on your own but there will be times that you will work as a team depending on the task.

Key Tasks

  • Cleaning
  • Ordering and managing resources (equipment, materials, stock, etc.)
  • To use powered equipment (e.g. vacuum cleaners, polishers) where appropriate
  • To contribute to maintaining a safe and healthy environment for pupils and adults, adhering to all Health and Safety regulations and requirements
  • Manage quality

This is a 52 week per year contract so working in the school holidays is required. However as a team we plan holiday cleaning to ensure we achieve and maintain standards without having to work every day during the holidays.


  • Excellent CPD opportunities and Training and Development Programmes
  • An individual induction programme supported by a mentor
  • Networking groups for Teachers, Business Managers, Site Teams and IT staff
  • Eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement for staff working 52 weeks per year which increases with length of service
  • Free eye tests up to the value of £25 for users of VDU equipment and contribution up to the value of £60 towards the purchase of glasses specifically for the use of display screen equipment
  • Opportunity to become a school workplace Health and Wellbeing representative, meeting with other schools on a termly basis and feeding into the Health and Wellbeing strategy
  • Access to the Trust Health and Wellbeing pages
  • Access to a staff benefits portal through Sodexo and Portsmouth payroll
  • Free confidential telephone and face to face counselling for staff and family members


Should you wish to apply for this vacancy, please view the job description for ‘Cleaner’, complete the application form which can be found at and return to:

Paula Burgess,


The Edwin Jones Partnership is part of an umbrella Trust called the Hamwic Education Trust. At the Hamwic Education Trust we offer unique opportunities for those individuals that excel in education.

We aim to deliver an outstanding education to our pupils and to do so we must employ outstanding people.

We offer a training pathway for all employees including teachers, support staff and our middle and senior leaders.

Our staff have opportunities to work on cross phase projects and to work in other schools within the Trust in order to gain invaluable experience and enhance their skills.

All schools with the Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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Partnership Information

Harefield Primary School is proud to be
a part of the Edwin Jones Partnership

Edwin Jones Partnership

Hamwic Education Trust
Hamwic Teaching Schools Alliance