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Woodfield Academy - -247 days remaining
Closing Date 27/09/2019
Studley Road, , Redditch, Worcestershire B98 7HH
£5194 per year
NOR: 600
Phase_of_EducationEstablishment_Type_Group Minimum Age 9Maximum Age 12

Hours: 12.5 hours per week

Contract type: Part Time (Term Time Only + 10 days) / Permanent

Woodfield Academy is a very successful and popular 5-form entry middle school with up to 600 pupils on roll, aged 9-13 years. We are a happy, vibrant learning community, with high aspirations for the children in our care and the staff team that supports them. We have strong links to the community, other schools and in particular, our wider pyramid, or ‘family of schools’.


Main Purposes of Role:

  • To provide a clean and pleasant environment in order to facilitate the effective use of the school by those staff and pupils who occupy it.
  • To maintain cleanliness in order to prevent any health risks from occurring.

Key Accountabilities:

  • To clean specified areas of the school to the required standard, as instructed:
  • Washing floors, surfaces, fixtures and fittings and walls up to a safe height (i.e. that can be reached without standing on steps, chairs etc.);
  • Cleaning inside windows up to a safe height (i.e. that can be reached without standing on steps, chairs etc.);
  • Sweeping and vacuuming floors;
  • Polishing and dusting surfaces and furniture;
  • Cleaning toilets and shower areas;
  • Using and storing safely cleaning materials as appropriate, in accordance with their instructions.
  • To launder dusters, tea towels etc., if required.
  • To empty bins and remove rubbish from the premises.
  • To use powered cleaning equipment as directed and in accordance with training.
  • To cover for absent members of the site management team.
  • To undertake relevant seasonal work as instructed
  • To report any damage to school property or other relevant matters to the Site Supervisor / Assistant Head Finance & Resources.
  • To be aware of GDPR compliances and to report any unattended data.
  • To be aware of H&S procedures and to use protective clothing where necessary
  • To be fully compliant with COSHH safety and procedures
  • To report any issues directly to the Assistant Head for Finance & Resources
  • To use wet floor signs and be mindful of people in work area
  • To attend training as directed.
  • To show a willingness to support each other

Other Duties:

  • To undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this job.
  • To undertake deep cleaning duties during the holiday periods which will include additional tasks, as require, such as carpet shampooing and floor polishing.
  • To comply with the requirements of the schools Health and Safety Policy.
  • To actively support and follow school policies including equal opportunities and the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults.
  • To present a good image of Woodfield Academy and maintaining constructive relationships with teachers and support staff.
  • And such other duties as may be deemed required by SLT as is commensurate with the grade and nature of the post.



  • This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.
  • The job description above is current at the date shown but may, in consultation with staff, be changed by the Headteacher to reflect or anticipate changes appropriate to the responsibilities, grade and job title.
  • Reasonable adjustments will be considered as required by the Disability Discrimination Act.
  • The duties described in this job description must be carried out in a manner which promotes equality of opportunity, dignity and due respect for all employees and service users and is consistent with the Equal Opportunities


Only applications submitted on the school’s application form will be considered. CVS AND OPEN REFERENCES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. The successful candidate must meet the person specification in full in order to be offered the post. Woodfield is committed to inclusive practices and equal opportunities and we welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. Reasonable adjustments will be considered as required by the Disability Discrimination Act.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check and criminal background check via the disclosure procedures.

Woodfield Academy is committed to the protection, safety and welfare of its pupils and staff and we aim for the highest standards in safeguarding procedures. We expect all staff and volunteers to share and promote this commitment.

For further details of the post, to request an application pack, or to arrange an informal discussion or visit to the school, please contact Ms S Little, PA to the Headteacher on 01527 527081 or recruitment@woodfield.worcs.sch.uk