Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS594385
Do you have what it takes to make our school sparkle?
Craigie Heights Primary School (PS) is seeking to establish a pool of dedicated and enthusiastic Cleaners In Charge for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2019 school year and up to the end of Term 2, 2020. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2019 school year, up to the end of Term 2, 2020.
The role of Cleaner In Charge leads, organises and supervises the cleaning staff and maintains their time-book, reports absences and arranges relief staff. You will be responsible for opening and locking the school, including setting the security alarm system. Other responsibilities include undertaking cleaning of allocated internal and external areas, including emptying external rubbish containers into the waste disposal system provided and the management of cleaning chemicals and general facility supplies. You will manage and monitor staff leave entitlements to ensure leave is cleared within a reasonable timeframe and in accordance with relevant awards, agreements and Departmental policy. In addition, you will liaise with the Manager Corporate Services on all cleaning matters and conduct monthly inspections, as well as provide advice and support consistent with Department of Education policy and procedures.
Your aim will be to ensure that high standards of cleaning are maintained at all times.
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
We are looking for applicants who share the Department’s ethos that every school is a good school, every teacher is effective and every student is successful. The Cleaner in Charge role is essential to supporting these aims through ensuring an optimally safe and hygienic learning environment for children.
Further information about this position can be found in the attached job description form (JDF).
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 Craigie Heights Primary School please visit www.craigieheightsps.wa.edu.au or Schools Online.
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For further job related information:
Please contact Bernadine McCleary, Manager Corporate Services, by telephoning (08) 6206 2200 or emailing email@example.com.
Our aim is to make it easy for you to apply!
Click on the “Apply for Job” button located at either the top or bottom of this screen. You will be asked to complete a series of questions which will become your online application. It is recommended you allow enough time to complete this process. Further instructions are available on the attached ‘How to Apply’ document.
Your application should include:
- A three (3) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements, in context of the role and business needs of the school
- 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)
If you are having trouble submitting your online application, please contact the Recruitment System Support team on (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.
Applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.
Employees will be required to:
- obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment; andobtain or hold a current Working with Children Check.
- provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy
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 Monday, 26 August 2019
PROFORMA AND LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
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