Cleaner (Part Time)
The Baird Primary Academy

Closing date: 02/09/2022

Job posted date: 22/07/2022

Salary: East Sussex Grade 1 - £19,100

Employment type: Permanent

Hours per week: 9 (term time only plus 2 weeks)

Working pattern:
​​​​​​​Term time plus 2 weeks during the school holidays.
Working 9 hours per week, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 3.30pm until 6.30pm
Actual starting salary (calculated pro rata): £4142 per annum + pay award pending
Salaries are paid in 12 equal monthly instalments 

Can you assist in providing a professional and efficient daytime cleaning service for our academy?
​​​​​​​Do you have a hands on approach and a keen eye for detail? 

​​​​​​​We are looking to appointment a part time cleaner who will take responsibility for the cleaning and hygiene of our academy after the school day.

The role includes:

  • Cleaning communal areas
  • Responding to cleaning requests
  • Conducting deep cleans during holiday periods​​​​​​​

You will be: 

  • Able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Professional, with a positive attitude to work
  • Able to work in an organised and methodical manner.
  • Able to act on own initiative, dealing with any unexpected problems that arise
  • Reliable
  • In return for your skills, knowledge and experience, we offer you:
  • ​​​​​​​Automatic annual pay progression
  • Generous public sector pension scheme
  • Family friendly policies that are designed to support you with a work-life balance, wellbeing and the financial aspects of life​​​​​​​
  • Flexible working opportunities from day 1
  • Discounts on retail & travel
  • Cycle 2 Work scheme
  • Charity giving

Find out more here: Work with us - Brighton Academies Trust

​​​​​​​About The Baird Primary Academy
Ofsted grade: Good (2019)
The Baird Primary Academy is a school for 4 to 11-year olds in Hasting, 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 hosts a nursery for children aged from 3 years.  Visit The Baird Primary Academy website: Home - The Baird Primary Academy

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.

Find out more
Download the job description and person specification below for more information about this opportunity.
To arrange a visit or to have an informal discussion about this role please contact Julie Lacy on
To submit your application follow the ‘Apply for job’ link at the bottom of this page.

Key dates
Closing date:  2 September 2022
Interview date: TBC
Proposed start date: TBC

Our commitment
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.

We welcome applications from all members of the community. The Trust is proud to be part of the government’s Disability Confident scheme which underpins our staff recruitment practices.