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Ickworth Park Primary School

Casual Cleaner (to cover Maternity)

Grade 1

20 hours a week

Working 4 hours (Monday – Friday)

Maternity Cover

COSHH training is preferred but not essential.

Rural School in the village of Horringer close to Ickworth Park. Friendly staff, reasonably tidy children and lovely work environment. We are seeking the right person to support our team, who can help keep our school clean and tidy. You will be supported by an experienced caretaker. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

Duties to include:-


  • General cleaning duties as directed, hoovering, cleaning toilets, wiping down tables and general tidiness.
  • Undertake cleaning and maintenance during school closures in accordance with specification.

The duties and responsibilities of this post may vary from time to time and the post holder may be expected to undertake other duties of a similar level/nature which is considered appropriate to the level of this post.

In addition all cleaning duties must be carried out to specification and in accordance with health and safety procedures as follows:

  • Wearing personal protective equipment and clothing e.g. goggles when mixing chemicals and water, rubber gloves.
  • Correct use of colour coded equipment and consumables e.g. cloths, gloves to prevent cross contamination.
  • Safe care and correct use of cleaning chemicals.
  • Use of ‘dirty kit’ in disposing of bodily fluids.
  • In the event of an accident, refer to COSSH data sheet for guidance.

Security (when required)

  • Ensure premises are locked/unlocked and secure.
  • Operation of alarms.
  • Ensure lights are turned off and windows are closed.
  • May be required to be on call in the event of emergencies.
  • Ensure health and safety regulations are adhered to, reporting any shortcomings to Office Manager / Head Teacher.

The Governors and Staff at Ickworth Park Primary School take Safeguarding very seriously.

Relevant checks, references and DBS will be carried out prior to starting, information and forms are on our website.

Closing Date:  Monday 3rd February 2020

Interview Date: Monday 10th February 2020

Start Date: Monday 16th March 2020



Midday Supervisors


 We are still recruiting for Midday supervisors, this role could be any number of days to suit candidate. If you are interested in helping please contact the school office (01284 735337).

At Ickworth Park School we take safeguarding very seriously. All offers of employment will be subject to the clearance of DBS and barred list checks plus two satisfactory, relevant references.