Cleaner - Heckmondwike Grammar School




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Kirklees Council are advertising this role on behalf of Heckmondwike Grammar School.

 Are you are enthusiastic, flexible and reliable?

 Then this will be the job for you.

 This post provides a unique opportunity to work within a high-performing and growing 11 to 18 grammar school with a large sixth-form and exceptional students.

This recruitment is on-going and there is currently no closing date for applications.

 About Us:

 At Heckmondwike Grammar School, our motivation is for our students to enjoy their school days and to become thoughtful, articulate, confident and responsible members of society. In order to achieve this, we rely on our staff to work closely with students, parents and teachers to provide a supportive community, keeping the well-being of our students at the forefront of everything we do.

 The Role:

 We take pride in the presentation of our School and provide our students with the best environment to learn. We require a Cleaner who will be responsible for the cleaning of classrooms, offices, entrances and social areas and other areas of the School to achieve and maintain a high standard of cleanliness.


 Specific responsibilities are set out in a detailed job description.

 Why Should You Apply?

 Heckmondwike Grammar School is a unique school, with students who are eager to learn, keen to know more and want to enjoy their educational experiences. It is exceptional in many ways: a very diverse school community that produces results of the highest quality. We work effectively with the young people, really care about them and their futures and have an ultimate success measure of enabling them to proceed to where they want to go.

 In return, we offer a competitive salary and membership to a Local Government pension scheme.

 If you are interested in this position then please visit the vacancies section of our website.

Completed applications should be sent by email to:

Further information about the school is available on the Heckmondwike Grammar School website.

Protection of children:

Disclosure of criminal background of those with access to children.

All posts involving direct contact with children are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  However, amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 & 2020) provide that certain convictions and cautions are ‘protected’.  These are not subject to disclosure to employers and cannot be taken into account.  Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions and convictions can be found on

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to provide details of unspent convictions and those that would not be filtered prior to the date of the interview.  You may be asked for further information about your criminal history during the recruitment process.  If your application is successful, this self-disclosure information will be checked against information from the Disclosure and Barring Service before your appointment is confirmed.

Safeguarding Statement:

Heckmondwike Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

Full details regarding our Safeguarding Procedures can be found on our website in the Safeguarding section, alternatively, please contact Recruitment to obtain a copy.