Ark Alexandra Academy

  • £22,433 - £22,433 (PRO RATA)
  • Permanent
  • Part Time
  • Job Roles:
  • Contract Term:
  • Expiry Date: 30/04/24
  • Job Reference: Alexandra-5455
Posted 2 months ago


Start date: As soon as possible

Location: Ark Alexandra Academy, Hastings, East Sussex

Salary: Ark Outside London Support Scale 1, Pay Point 2 (£22,433) pro rata

Actual salary: £9,070.84

Hours: Part-time – 15 hours per week, 3.30pm – 6.30pm, 39 weeks per year plus 5 weeks to be worked in the school holidays

Contract: Permanent

Closing date: 9.00am on Tuesday 30 April 2024


The school reserves the right to close this advert early and interviews may take place before the advertised closing date. Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply early for this role to avoid disappointment.


We are looking for a reliable Cleaner to join our hard-working team who clean our two campuses. You will have your own dedicated area and will have access to a range of online training for your role.


As part of the cleaning team, you will play a vital role maintaining a clean and hygienic environment for our students, staff and visitors. Your attention to detail and commitment to cleanliness will contribute to providing a safe and welcoming atmosphere within the school premises.


Pay will be spread equally over the year so even though work is for 44 weeks per year, the successful candidate will be paid every month.


For more information, please see the job description and person specification available for download from here.


We offer health benefits such as Healthcare Cashplan, Cycle to Work scheme and Employee Assistance Programme or if you prefer retail therapy, staff discounts (online and in-store) via instant vouchers or reloadable gift cards from the Ark Rewards scheme.

As the ideal candidate you will:

  • Have experience of cleaning to a high standard, preferably in a school environment
  • Pay attention to detail and have a strong commitment to cleanliness and hygiene
  • Be able to take ownership of tasks and complete to a high standard
  • Have good communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team
  • Be able to manage a high-volume workload & prioritise accordingly to meet deadlines
  • Have the ability to work independently and follow instructions
  • Be flexible in covering other team members when required, even if it’s on the other campus

Our School:

Ark Alexandra is a large secondary academy with a Sixth Form provision in Hastings, East Sussex and is the largest secondary in the successful Ark network. A popular school that is heavily over-subscribed, we have grown to have over 1,600 students this year.


Our school is on an exciting rapid upward trajectory. From September 2024, Ark Alexandra will operate as one school across two 6FE campuses. This creates the dual benefit of working within a small school family setting, whilst providing unique opportunities for growth, development and career opportunities that exist in a large school model.


As a Church of England school, our values of faith, excellence and kindness underpin our ethos, culture and behaviour. We have an inclusive admissions policy that welcomes, without preference, students of all faith and none. Our vision is to create a truly great school for the young people in Hastings. We believe that everyone deserves to be accepted, included, and empowered to live a purposeful and fulfilling life.


How to apply:

Please click ‘apply’ on the website you are visiting to complete an online application form. Please ensure you complete your application fully.

Please note: we are unable to accept applications via CV. We will also be reviewing applications on an on-going basis and this advert may close earlier than advertised depending on the level of response. Early application is strongly encouraged. You will be able to pause, save and log back in to complete your application up until the vacancy closes.


To find out more about our school, please visit our website:  


If you have any questions about the role, please contact HR on   

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies. In order to meet this responsibility, its academies follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants.

Ark requires all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment – this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred. To read more about Ark’s safer recruitment process, please click this link.

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