Cleaner In Charge
Government of Western Australia
Meadow Springs, Australia
3d ago

Department of Education Independent Public School - South Metropolitan Education Region Oakwood Primary School Cleaner In Charge 00037906 Level 3, $1,030.

90 - $1,045.50 (pro-rata) per week (GS (Misc.) GA 2019)

Advertised Vacancy Number : IPS / SS631128

This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 3, 2020

Do you have what it takes to make our school sparkle?

At Oakwood Primary School we are seeking a dedicated, committed and enthusiastic Cleaner-in-Charge to join our amazing team.

The successful applicant will be highly motivated, organised and proactive who takes pride, demonstrates attention to detail and is responsible for providing a high standard of cleanliness across our school in order to provide a visually pleasing, hygienic and safe learning environment for our students, staff and visitors to the school.

The successful applicant will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and will be responsible for the organising and supervising of school cleaning staff, working autonomously and in a team environment.

The applicant will have knowledge of cleaning equipment and safe cleaning procedures, methods and practices.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic educational team with the vision children are the heart of our school’ and ethos that reflects the area, the community and most importantly, the needs of our children.

The successful applicant will be a valued part of our whole school team that builds a strong school culture that is positive and inclusive.

Oakwood Primary School opened as an Independent Public School in January 2018 catering for students from Kindergarten to Pre Primary and extended from Kindergarten to Year 6 in 2019.

The school is committed to developing a positive inclusive culture by engaging, consulting and working collaboratively with the school community to provide a dynamic learning environment that is underpinned by strong values.

Further information about this position can be found in the attached job description form (JDF).

This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment.

This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.

To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements :

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to induct, coordinate and supervise the work of cleaning staff.
  • Experience in school or commercial cleaning.
  • Experience in the safe storage of cleaning equipment, materials and chemicals.
  • Ability to recognise and interpret Material Safety Data Sheets, equipment operating instructions, safety instructions and training guidelines.
  • The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

    For further information about Oakwood Primary School please visit or

    For further job related information

    Please contact Monique Tennyenhuis, Manager Corporate Services by telephoning (08) 9586 7600 or emailing

    Application Instructions

    Our aim is to make it easy for you to apply!

  • A four (4) page cover letter / statement addressing the Work Related Requirements, in the context of the role and business needs of the school
  • A comprehensive CV of up to three (3) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
  • The contact details for two (2) work related referees (one being your current line manager).
  • To submit your application, you will need :

  • your CV
  • your cover letter
  • Click on the Apply for Job button located at either the top or bottom of this screen. You can then complete the application questions and attach your documents.

    If you are having trouble submitting your online application , please contact the Recruitment System Support team on (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.


    Employees will be required to :

  • Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy
  • Obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment
  • Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check
  • Complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement
  • Complete the Department’s online training in manual tasks and hazardous substances within three months of commencement
  • Complete Fundamentals of Cleaning training as soon as practicable
  • Complete any other training specific to this role required by Departmental policy
  • Complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.
  • The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process

    Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday, 29 May 2020



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    WORK TYPE : Permanent - Full Time FTE : 1.0 LOCATION : Meadow Springs CLOSING DATE : 2020-05-29 4 : 30 PM


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