Grade 1 Cleaner (Lime Tree)

Expired on: Jul 12, 2024
Position: Grade 1 Cleaner
Contract Type: Permanent
Job Location: Lime Tree Nursery
Term Time: All year round

Start Date: September 2024

Salary; £7,659.59 – £7,786.64, Pro Rata (£22,366 – £22, 737 FTE)

Contract: Permanent

Work Pattern: All year round

Hours per week: 12.5 hours (6.45am – 9.15am daily)

We have an exciting opportunity to join our growing team of professional and dedicated staff.

EIAT is a thriving Multi Academy Trust (MAT) in North Birmingham incorporating Wilson Stuart School, Mayfield School, Queensbury School, The Hive College, Lime Tree Nursery and Blue Sky Nursery.

We strive to share best practice and work in cohesive, collaborative and innovative ways. Our ethos is ‘Better Never Ends’.

You will be part of a new Trust team, led by the Trust Estates and Environment Leader. The role will be based at Lime Tree Nursery (Heathfield Road, Handsworth, B19 1HJ)

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have cleaning experience;
  • Have an excellent working knowledge of relevant Health and Safety legislation along with practical experience;
  • Have a proactive approach and to be able to prioritise and address issues identified;
  • Be an excellent team player and able to work with a range of staff colleagues.

Informal conversations and visits are encouraged and can be arranged by contacting Denise Hibbert, Trust Estates and Environment Leader at

We offer a benefits package for all employees through BSHF and regular opportunities for professional development and growth as part of the Trust. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expect all staff to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including an enhanced DBS, Childcare Disqualification (where applicable), qualifications, medical fitness, identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. An online search will also be carried out as part of due diligence on all short-listed candidates.  

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This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement of the role.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.

Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide:

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Closing Date: Friday, 12 July 2024

Interviews to be held on: Thursday, 1 August 2024

Please apply through the Trust website: (or scroll to the bottom of this page)

Please note that only Trust application forms will be accepted. We will not read accompanying Curriculum Vitaes (CVs) or accept them instead of an application form.

Please note, if you have not had a reply to your application by two weeks after the closing date, please assume you have not been selected for an interview on this occasion. 

Previous applicants need not apply

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