Department of Education
North Metropolitan Education Region
Clarkson Community High School
Level 1, $987.00 - $1,006.60 (pro-rata) per week (GS (Misc.) GA 2021)

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Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/SS682187 

Various Positions

Do you have what it takes to make our school sparkle? 

Clarkson Community High School (CHS) is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Cleaner to join their friendly team.

We currently have the following positions available: 

  • 3 x permanent part-time (0.38FTE) positions

All positions will commence Term 2, 2021.

As the Cleaner you will be responsible for carrying out internal and external cleaning duties which will include window cleaning, dusting and removal of cobwebs. You will communicate with the Cleaner-In-Charge and follow directions to complete other cleaning duties as instructed.  The successful applicant will ideally have good attention to detail and will be able to work well with others to ensure a clean and safe school environment. You will be organised, reliable and punctual, work well both individually and as part of a team and have excellent knowledge of cleaning equipment and safe cleaning procedures, methods and practices.

Clarkson CHS provides high-quality education to over 400 students in Years 7 to 12. We have teaching and curriculum that engage and extend students. We have approximately 50 staff who are dedicated in helping students achieve their best and make the most of their education.

Our school has received awards for being a Top Public School, a Prime Minister's award for vocational programs, Vocational Excellence awards and West Scheme Vocational and Training awards.

Clarkson Community High school is at the centre of a thriving community and the school's interaction with our community enriches all learning opportunities…

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.  

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 Clarkson Community High School please visit or Schools Online.

For further job related information

Please contact Clare Stewart, Manager Corporate Services, by telephoning (08) 6206 5000 or emailing 

Application Instructions

Our aim is to make it easy for you to apply!

Your application should include:

  1. A detailed CV outlining your work history and experience in the context of the role. Your CV should include two (2) work related referees, one being your current Line Manager.
  1. A cover letter of no more than one (1) page. Please provide one example from your past experience that best shows your knowledge, skills and abilities in cleaning a room or surface. Include the:
  • steps you took to clean the room or surface;
  • chemicals used on each material;
  • machinery used; and
  • action taken to maintain your safety and the safety of others.

It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready before applying for this job as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.

To submit your application, select one of the following options:

  • Click on the “Apply for Job” button located at either the top or bottom of this screen. You can then complete the online application form and attach your documents.
  • If you do not have access to a computer, or require help using one, you can visit the school during office hours (Monday to Friday, between 8:30am and 3pm) to use a school computer, with technical support available from school-based staff. Please contact the school to arrange a suitable time. Support staff are not available to assist with the content for your application.

Please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.

Applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.

If you are having trouble submitting your online application, please contact the Recruitment System Support team on (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.

Eligibility and training requirements

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;
  • obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check;
  • complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
  • complete the Department’s online training in manual tasks and hazardous substances within three months of commencement;
  • complete Fundamentals of Cleaning training as soon as practicable;
  • complete any other 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, 18 May 2021



WORK TYPE:  Permanent - Part Time
FTE: 0.38
LOCATION: Clarkson
CLOSING DATE: 2021-05-18 4:30 PM