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School Cleaner

Harmans Water School
£9 per hour
Harmans Water Primary School, Wellington Drive, Bracknell
Working Pattern:
Part Time/Term Time
2 hours per day.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
14/06/2019 at 10:00 AM
Harmans Water School

Harmans Water Primary School are inviting applications for a school cleaner to work:

  • Monday to Friday between 3.30 and 5.30 p.m. Term Time only, plus 10 days during school holidays as follows:
    • The equivalent of 3 days (6 hours) to be combined and undertaken on the last 2 days of the Easter Holiday break 9am to 12 noon daily
    • The equivalent of 5 days (10 hours) to be combined and undertaken on the last 2 days of the Summer Holiday break 9am to 2.30pm daily , to include a half hour unpaid break for lunch
    • The equivalent of 2 days (4 hours) to be combined and undertaken on the last day of the Christmas break 9am to 1pm.
    • All deep clean days are outside of School inset days and you will be advised of the actual days and dates at the start of each academic year
    • Annual leave is not permitted to be taken during term time and must also not coincide with the deep cleaning dates.
  • You would be working as part of a team and the position involve ensuring designated areas of the school are kept in a clean and hygienic condition - work areas include classrooms, toilets, cloakrooms, corridors etc.
  • You will be a valued member of our cleaning team, reporting directly to the Site Controller.
  • We need a person who is enthusiastic and energetic and able to manage their workload in an efficient way. Expectations are high so if this description fits you, please apply.

Harmans Water Primary School is a large, friendly and successful 3 form entry Primary School and a Nursery.  The successful applicants will become valued members of our team.  Training and support will be provided as and when required.  

If you require further information please contact Michelle Jones on 01344 464874 or e-mail michelle.jones@harmanswater.co.uk

Closing date for applications is Friday, 14th June 2019 at 10 a.m.

Interviews will be carried out on w/c 17th June 2019

Equal Opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please apply online (see link below) or contact the school for further details. We will only accept applications on Bracknell Forest application forms, please do NOT forward your CV.

Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration.

We aim to ensure that individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills, aptitudes and other objective criteria. In this respect we will ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or disability, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not covered by legislation or existing codes of practice.


We are a Disability Symbol User and as such have made a commitment to guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria of the person specification.

To help us with our commitment to this guarantee, please indicate if you have a disability on your application form.


Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices share this commitment.

This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children/young people/adults at risk. On your application form, you will need to tell us about any spent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings which may later appear on your DBS Certificate.

To find out more about the application process for working with children, young people and adults at risk visit  https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/applying-job/applications-work-children-young-people-or-adults-risk

The Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) has responsibility for working together to oversee the safety and well-being of children and young people in Bracknell Forest. Find out more about the LSCB at  https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/keeping-adults-and-children-safe/protecting-children/safeguarding-children-board

Pre–employment medical check

You may be asked about your physical ability to perform the job during interview. As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire from which our Occupational Health Advisor will assess your medical suitability to do the job. You may be required to attend a medical examination.


On your application form you will be asked to provide the names and addresses of two people who will provide a reference. At least one should be from your current/most recent employer. If you are not currently working with children/adults at risk but have done so in the past it is important that a reference is obtained from the employer by whom you were most recently employed working with children/adults at risk.

Employment references must be provided by your current or most recent line manager and will not be accepted from relatives or people writing solely in the capacity of friends. However, your referees may include someone you know with standing in the community i.e. a teacher, vicar etc.

We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and wherever possible we like to apply for these prior to interview.

Further information on this vacancy