Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS577363
This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 2, 2019
Newton Moore Senior High School (SHS) is seeking a highly motivated and reliable Cleaner in Charge (CIC) to join their team.
The CIC is responsible for the management of cleaning staff, including relief, purchasing and stocktake of cleaning resources, and the maintenance of cleaning equipment. They will maintain the school environment, accordance with Department procedures, and undertaking cleaning of allocated internal and external areas.
As CIC you would be responsible for the locking and unlocking of the school, including setting the security alarm system, working a split shift - before school hours and after school hours. In addition, you carry out internal and external cleaning duties as required. Additionally, you will be required to coordinate and participate in vacation cleaning duties, which may include the stripping and sealing of vinyl and timber floors, window cleaning, shampooing of carpets, pressure cleaning of verandahs and undercover areas, and other such duties as required.
The CIC will liaise with the Manager Corporate Services on all cleaning matters and provide on the job induction training for new cleaning staff and other staff training as required and ensure all leave for the cleaners is submitted in a timely manner. In addition, The CIC will be responsible for managing staff performance of staff in accordance with the Public Sector Management Standard and Department Policy.
As a team leader the successful applicant will have good communications and interpersonal skills and be a conscientious, reliable worker, having knowledge of the cleaning processes and cleaning equipment. You will have pride in your work as a member of the team keeping our school environment a clean and hygienic place for our students and staff to enjoy.
Previous cleaning experience will be an advantage, as will experience in managing a team of staff. Knowledge of cleaning chemicals and cleaning equipment including operating and safety instructions would be highly advantageous. The ability to interpret Safety Data Sheets would also be essential. You will also have the ability to use cleaning equipment, including polishers, vacuum cleaners and pressure cleaners, etc.
Newton Moore SHS is an Independent Public School (IPS) located in Bunbury, a coastal city 175kms south of Perth. We have a strong commitment to offering innovative and best practice educational programs. The school delivers two Department of Education Approved Specialist Academic Programs: Science Horizons and Engineering Specialist. Newton Moore SHS is also a Teacher Development School and a Lead Language School and supports with training and assisting staff across the South West.
Newton Moore SHS also provides enrichment through the following programs: Moore Academy of Sport and Health (MASH), Follow the Dream, Clontarf Football Academy, Girls Academy and CALM Cadets.
Further information about this position can be found in the attached job description form (JDF).
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.
To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements:
- Good interpersonal and communication skills.
- Ability to induct, coordinate and supervise the work of cleaning staff.
- Experience in school or commercial cleaning.
- Experience in the safe storage of cleaning equipment, materials and chemicals.
Applications will be assessed against these work related requirements of the position. The business needs of the school may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.
The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
For further information about Newton Moore SHS please visit www.newtonmooreshs.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
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For further job related information:
You are encouraged to contact Michelle Waywood, Manager Corporate Services, for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in South Bunbury, by telephoning (08) 9722 2414 or emailing Michelle.Waywood@education.wa.edu.au.
All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.
Your application should include:
- A statement addressing the Work Related Requirements, in context of the role, business needs of the school and all information provided within the advert;
- A CV outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position;
- The contact details for two (2) work related referees (one being your current line manager).
It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.
You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.
After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.
Employees will be required to:
- Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy;
- Obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment; and
- Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check
Employees will be required to:
- Complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
- Complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy; and
- Complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Tuesday, 11 June 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED