Independent Public School - South Metropolitan Education Region
East Hamilton Hill Primary School
Cleaner In Charge
Level 3, $1,050.10 - $1,064.70 (pro-rata) per week (GS (Misc.) GA 2021)

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS720412

This is a four (4) month fixed term, part-time (0.8FTE) position commencing Term 1, 2022 with possible extension and/or permanency

Can you make our school sparkle?

East Hamilton Hill Primary School (PS) is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and reliable Cleaner in Charge (CIC) to join their friendly team.

The successful applicant will ideally be a motivated and proactive person who takes pride in being responsible for providing a high standard of cleanliness within the workplace. You will ensure school facilities are cleaned and maintained in accordance with Department of Education (DoE) procedures.

As Cleaner in Charge you should possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, be motivated, energetic, ideally experienced in supervising and motivating staff and manage staff performance in consultation with the Manager Corporate Services. It is highly desirable that the Cleaner in Charge has a high level of attention to detail and knowledge of DoE Cleaning Policies and Procedures.

The Cleaner in Charge will manage Cleaners’ time books, record and respond to issues, be responsible for monitoring and ordering stock supplies, maintaining cleaning equipment, opening and locking the school including disarming and arming the alarm system and working a split shift.

As a team leader the successful applicant should have good communication and interpersonal skills and be a conscientious, reliable worker, having knowledge of the cleaning processes and cleaning equipment. The successful applicant will be a valued team member at our school. You will ideally have extensive knowledge of DoE procedures, and have the ability to manage and support staff.

At East Hamilton Hill PS, we pride ourselves on being the school of choice for families living in and around Hamilton Hill. We provide a caring and positive school environment for children in the local community. The school community has a strong sense of pride over the achievements of its students both in and out of the classroom and is constantly striving to provide the best education and social development for all students.

Our motto is: Inspired Learning Inspired Future. Our goal is to create happy, respectful, confident, self-motivated and successful children who seize opportunities and make worthwhile contributions to our world.

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 East Hamilton Hill Primary School please visit or Schools Online.

For further job related information:

Please contact Cheryl Ancell, Manager Corporate Services, by telephoning (08) 9487 9300 or emailing  

During the school holiday period, please contact Michelle Nash, Principal on 0403 029 087.

Application Instructions

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

Your application should include:

  • A two (2) page cover letter addressing the Work Related Requirements, in the context of the role and business needs of the school
  • A comprehensive CV of up to two (2) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
  • The contact details for two (2) work related referees who can attest to the claims made in your written application, preferably one being your current line manager.

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:

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.

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:

  • 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
  • Complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment
  • Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy


Applicants are advised of the recently announced mandatory vaccination policy for various occupations and workforces in WA.  Employees working in, or attending school sites are required to be vaccinated in accordance with the policy.  More information can be found at Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for WA workforces.

The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.

Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Monday, 24 January 2022.



WORK TYPE:  Fixed Term - Part Time
FTE: 0.8
LOCATION: Hamilton Hill
CLOSING DATE: 2022-01-24 4:30 PM