The Baird Primary Academy

Closing date: 01/10/2021

Job posted date: 17/09/2021

Salary: East Sussex Grade 1 - £17,842

Employment type: Permanent

Hours per week: 6

Can you help us to provide a hygienic, safe workplace for our students and staff? 

The role

We are seeking to appoint a school cleaner who has a hands on approach and a keen eye for detail. The role is working 6 hours per week, on Mondays and Wednesdays 4pm - 7pm, term time plus 2 weeks during the school holidays. The full time annual salary is £17,842 which is based on Grade 1 Point 2 of the East Sussex Pay Scale. Please note that the actual salary will be prorated to£2579.49 per annum.

About the Baird Primary Academy  

Ofsted grade: Good (2019) 

The Baird Primary Academy is a school for 4 to 11- year olds in Hastings East Sussex. We focus on developing our pupils love of learning so they can 'fly high'. In 2019 we were presented with the Marjorie Boxall Quality Mark Award for our outstanding nurturing environment and inclusive provision. Our creative curriculum engages pupils with personalised learning and practical experiences. We have two classes in each year group welcoming children from our local community.  We also host a nursery for children aged from 3 years. We can offer you:

  • a calm, positive and innovative learning environment
  • excellent facilities and resources for staff and students.

About the University of Brighton Academies Trust

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is the fifth largest multi-academy trust in the south east, with 15 infant, primary and secondary schools all graded by Ofsted as Good or Outstanding. We educate 7,700 children aged 3 months to 16 years and employ 1,200 staff across East and West Sussex.

Excellence, innovation and integrity are the values that guide us.  We work collaboratively to help our pupils, and everyone connected with our academies achieve excellence. By working together, sharing insights and best practice our schools support each other to improve. Read more about our vision and values

The University of Brighton is our sponsor.  We work closely with the University’s School of Education: in 2019 it was judged as Outstanding by Ofsted for all Initial Teacher Training and was awarded the Student Union’s school of the year.

Benefits we offer

We value our staff, investing in their training and development at all stages of their careers.

We place particular importance on providing opportunities for you to learn and grow, with a package that includes an annual personal development day, job-related apprenticeships to enhance your skillset, open access online training courses, and scholarships run in collaboration with the University of Brighton.  And when the time is right for you to take the next step in your career, we can help you to find the right opportunity in one of our 15 schools

The other benefits we offer Benefits, including our generous public sector pension schemes and family friendly policies, are designed to support you with work-life balance, wellbeing and the financial aspects of life.

Take a closer look.

Find out more

Download the job description and person specification below for more information about the role. 

Candidates wishing to have an informal discussion before deciding whether to apply are also very welcome to do so. To arrange this please contact the Baird Primary Academy on 01424425670 or

To submit your application form, follow the ‘Apply for job’ link at the bottom of this page

The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.


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