Cleaning Operative

The Schools
King Edward’s School and King Edward VI High School for Girls are two independent schools set on a single site in Edgbaston, Birmingham opposite the University of Birmingham. The Schools educate 1,400 children from 11 to 18 years old and are both top performing academic schools. The campus is well served by public transport, being close to University train station and West Midlands Travel bus routes.

The role
The Schools are seeking pro-active and hard-working applicants for a Cleaning Operative vacancy starting as soon as possible. Cleaning Operatives report to the Cleaning Team Supervisor and are responsible for cleaning the two Schools, including areas such as classrooms, laboratories, the Ruddock Performing Arts Centre, toilets, changing rooms, sports halls and swimming pools. There are a variety of period style and new buildings on the site. Successful applicants will be required to undertake ongoing professional development and training, providing an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to develop their skills. Additional work may be required on weekends, closed days and public holidays to meet the needs of the Schools, which will be arranged in advance.

Hours and salary
10 hours per week (6-8am Monday to Friday), all year round – actual salary £4,738 per annum

Interviews: Will take place upon receiving suitable applications

How to apply
Submit a completed application form (available for download below) and a short covering letter explaining why you would be suitable for the role by email to Jessica Knight, Assistant Estates and Facilities Manager, at: recruitment@kes.org.uk.

Download application form.

King Edward’s School and King Edward VI High School for Girls are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants invited to interview will be required to provide proof of identity, preferably a birth certificate, although where this is not available we will accept other forms of ID. Successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks. Copies of the Schools’ Recruitment, Selection and Disclosure Policies are available on the Schools’ websites.



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