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Thurrock Living Wage 

(£5,426.83 per annum) 

10hpw 15:45 – 17:45pm 

Monday - Friday


Arthur Bugler Primary School
St James’ Avenue East, Stanford-le-Hope, Essex.SS17 7BQEssex
Arthur Bugler Primary School

A new opportunity has arisen to appoint a Cleaner for Arthur Bugler Primary School, a popular oversubscribed Community School. Arthur Bugler Primary School are looking for an reliable and enthusiastic cleaner, who can work at the school from 3.30pm to 5.30pm to support the cleaning of the school. School cleaners are responsible for maintaining high standards of cleanliness throughout the school. The role includes:

  • Cleaning certain parts of the school site

  • Vacuuming carpeted areas and washing floors

  • Sweeping uncarpeted areas 

  • Emptying and cleaning bins 

  • Spot cleaning of spillages

  • Cleaning desks, seats and skirting boards

  • Cleaning toilet areas and replenishing toiletries

  • Cleaning doors and windows

  • Checking stock levels of cleaning materials

  • Reporting all defects/hazards immediately to the caretaker or supervisor

Arthur Bugler Primary School is a member of The Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust. The school is proud of its inclusive ethos and the broad and enriched curriculum that it provides for all pupils. The supportive staff have high aspirations for the pupils and strive to make a difference in the lives of the children and their families. Our schools' ethos is based on the Cooperative values of self-help, self-responsibility, democracy, equality, equity and sharing a sense of collective responsibility for supporting each other. .

We are a Good OFSTED rated school (June 2019) and we are proud of our vibrant and diverse school where children are enthusiastic and motivated to achieve endless possibilities. The children are at the heart of every decision we make to ensure that they are happy and confident and that the opportunities that are provided for them are relevant to their needs both now, and in the future. The School is proud to be:

  • Friendly, caring and supportive, with a strong student council

  • A place where pupils feel safe, happy, valued and respected

  • An inclusive school, where everyone works hard to ensure all pupils receive stimulating learning experiences, with high expectations for all children

  • A school that celebrates every child's individuality and success

Arthur Bugler Primary School is a member of Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust, a Multi-Academy Trust, with twelve member schools within Essex. All schools in the Trust work in equal partnership and are members of the schools’ Co-operative Society. Our Co-operative Values focus on enabling all students to achieve their potential both academically and as young people. 

In return for your hard work you will receive: 

  • Relocation package of up to £8,000 for new employees renting or buying a property

  • Support from highly experienced SLT members, the wider trust network and collaboration with our other schools 

  • Support network for all staff including managing workloads and work-life balance  

  • Career progression throughout the Trust, with the ability to progress in other schools 

  • Recognition of continuous service  

  • Excellent CPD opportunities through the school and the trust  

  • Fully Subsided Employee Assistance Programme   

  • Excellent behaviour management policy to support all staff 

  • National Conditions of Service 

  • Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme

Person Specification Requirements



  • A willingness to undertake training as reuired.



  • Experience of working in the cleaning industry.
  • Experience in a customer focused role.
  • Awareness of Health & Safety Regulations relating to cleaning materials and equipment.
  • Experience of working within a school.

Knowledge and Understanding


  • Work individually with limited supervision.
  • Work as part of a team effectively.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and follow instructions.
  • Able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Able to manage time effectively.
  • Able to use initiative to deal with unexpected problems.

Skills and Attributes


  • Well organised and methodical approach to work.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Desire to deliver a high-quality service to customers.
  • Flexibility in response to the changing demands of the post.
  • Able to manage some lifting and carrying.
  • Willingness to take responsibility for standard of work.
Read the full job description
Posted on: 21 March 2024

Application Closing date

Monday, 15 April 2024 12:00 pm

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To apply, please use the application form link above or request a form by emailing us at or calling 01375 648901.

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.