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Caretaking, Cleaning

Devonshire Primary Academy

Contract: Temporary (31st August 2023)

Hours: 12.50 hours per week

Salary: SVT Grade B SCP3-4 £18,887 - £19,264 per annum, pro rata

Closing Date: 5th July 2022 12.00 Noon

Devonshire Primary Academy wish to appoint a temporary Cleaner to work alongside our cleaning team and Site Supervisor.  This full year post is 12.5 hours per week; 3:00 – 5:30pm, Monday to Friday.  This is a temporary contract, until 31/08/2023 in the first instance, with the successful applicant starting as soon as possible.

The successful candidate will be reliable, proactive and efficient and show commitment to health and safety and the welfare of our children, staff and visitors.

The successful candidate will:

  • Undertake cleaning of allocated areas in line with specified standards and as directed;
  • Operate/use domestic and industrial cleaning equipment and materials, following appropriate training;
  • Be responsible for storing allocated equipment and materials safely and securely;
  • Perform duties in line with health and safety regulations (COSHH) and take action where hazards are identified, report problems with equipment and serious hazards to line manager immediately;
  • Handle cleaning materials in line with COSHH regulations;
  • Collect and dispose of waste;
  • Refill and replace soap, towels and other consumables;
  • Adhere to safeguarding procedures;
  • Undertake specialised cleaning programmes during school closures or other designated periods;
  • Demonstrate cleaning duties to new or less experienced staff;
  • Take some responsibility for security of buildings.

Devonshire Primary Academy is a happy, nurturing school with a wealth of opportunities for our children and staff.  We can offer you: 

  • The chance to be part of a closely connected, dedicated and hardworking staff;
  • A friendly and supportive whole school staff team;
  • The opportunity to work in a school which is at the heart of its community.

For full details please see the Candidate Pack, which is viewable by clicking on the Job Description link below.

We invite you to peruse our school website: and our Facebook Page: Devonshire Primary Academy to gain an insight into our wonderful school.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 5th July at 12:00 noon and interviews are scheduled to take place on Friday 8th July.  Application forms can be downloaded from here and are returnable to Miss Emily Jowett (Business Lead), preferably by email at, or by post to:

Devonshire Primary Academy

Devonshire Road



We look forward to receiving your application should you wish to apply.

Our Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to volunteer to share this commitment.  Appointment is subject to successful references and an enhanced DBS.  The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful, you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'.  Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at

Safer Recruitment

The Sea View Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. We are committed to protecting our students and staff and therefore have a rigorous recruitment process that includes assessing candidates’ suitability to work with children.

The academies within our Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All staff will be required to hold an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

To ensure compliance with Safer Recruitment Guidelines, CVs will not be accepted.

Equal Opportunities

At our Trust we believe that all individuals are of equal value and we are committed to equal opportunities for all. All people who work and study in the Trust have the right to be respected and valued within a safe and secure environment and not to be discriminated against on the grounds of age, class, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation and religion or belief.

Click here to view the Job Description.

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application deadline

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5th Jul 2022

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