Temporary Facilities Assistant (Cleaner) - Batley Grammar School

Secondary Schools
Batley Grammar School
16 hours per week - Monday to Friday over 52 weeks. Daily hours - between 4.00pm-8.00pm (to be agreed with the Facilities Supervisor)
Batley Grammar School, Carlinghow Hill, Batley, WF17 0AD
Grade 2
£8167 (actual)


Batley Multi Academy Trust’s sole purpose is to provide a great education for Primary and Secondary learners throughout a local family of schools. The Trust is passionately committed to the communities of Batley, Birstall, Dewsbury and our surrounding areas, serving our local learners and their families in order to secure excellent educational outcomes, partnered with high aspirations. Batley Multi Academy Trust currently comprises Batley Girls’ High School, Upper Batley High School, Batley Grammar School, Healey Junior, Infant and Nursery School, Field Lane Junior, Infant and Nursery School and Manorfield Infant and Nursery School. We provide high quality education for all young people. This collaboration enables us to share expertise, knowledge and best practice to ensure academic and pastoral excellence throughout all of our schools, with all schools embracing the same overall ethos and values, whilst maintaining their own unique characters.

Batley Grammar School is a “good school” (Ofsted Oct 2018) and we continue our school improvement journey to become an outstanding school. We aim to combine our traditional ethos and culture together with a modern approach to teaching and learning. Visitors regularly comment about the friendly atmosphere and calm, purposeful learning environment being quite palpable. “Staff are proud of their school ….”; “It is a place where pupils can indeed ‘believe, grow and succeed”; “Pupils are committed to learning, they are respectful in classrooms and they try their best”; “Your school is a calm place to be, and a happy place to learn”. (Ofsted October 2018). At Batley Grammar School we value staff who take pride in their work and in the school and who are willing to contribute fully to the life of the school including its extra-curricular programme.

We are seeking to appoint a Facilities Assistant to join the team. The opportunity is temporary for 12 months in the first instance to cover staff absence. You will be responsible for cleaning areas of the school, as allocated by the Facilities Supervisor, operating cleaning machinery and making a significant contribution to the smooth operation of the school. You should be a team player and be flexible to fit with the needs of the school as required. Previous experience of cleaning is desirable.

The school offers:

  • A strong leadership team committed to staff development and student outcomes;
  • An excellent reputation for extra-curricular opportunities, qualities we wish to preserve;
  • A particularly hard working and positive team of staff;
  • Supportive parents and governors and delightful students and pupils;
  • A comprehensive induction programme;
  • Further opportunities as we develop within Batley Multi Academy Trust

Please apply by completing an application form via the My New Term Careers Site.

Closing date for applications is Monday 10th October 2022 at 12 noon

Interviews will be held soon after

Please contact the Human Resources department by calling 01924 942075 or email recruitment@batleymat.co.uk, if you have any questions.

Batley Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check for Regulated Activity.

Batley Multi Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

10 October 2022, 12:00 PM

This vacancy is closed to applications.