January 25, 2023
Job Type
Short Summary
We are seeking to appoint reliable, highly organised and flexible cleaners (x 2) to join our team as soon as possible on a permanent basis.
Competitive salary, depending on skills and experience | An hourly rate of £11.71 subject to expertise.
Working Pattern
Part time • Permanent • To start ASAP
Closing Date
February 14, 2023


34 weeks per annum (Term- time) plus 4 weeks (2 weeks at the end of the Summer holidays and 2 days at the end of all other breaks for deep cleaning) | Hours: 4.00pm to 8.00 pm, Monday to Friday

Reports to: Cleaning Supervisor

This position will involve contact with children and will amount to ‘regulated activity’.

Principal Location: Quainton Preparatory School, Hindes Road, Harrow, HA1 1RX.

However, you will be required to cover/ undertake duties at John Lyon School (our senior school), Middle Road, Harrow-on-the-Hill, HA2 0HN

We are seeking to appoint reliable, highly organised and flexible cleaners (x 2) to join our team as soon as possible on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will be adaptable, hardworking with a positive and accommodating attitude. We look for individual who can demonstrate professionalism, tact, and the ability to maintain and manage a safe learning environment for our young people. You will have a keen eye for detail to ensure our facilities are clean, safe and well maintained.

As a cleaner, your duties will include dusting, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning toilets, emptying bins and deep cleaning in all areas of the school plus other general cleaning but this list is not exclusive.

Experience would be an advantage but is not essential as full training will be provided.

The job will involve alternative arrangements during school closure periods. Flexibility is a must.

Benefits include:

  • Free hot beverages all year round.
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment.
  • Fees remission for children of staff.
  • Use of the John Lyon School’s Sports Centre, including swimming pool.
  • Discounted membership to Harrow School’s Golf Club.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Access to our free Employee Assistance programme.
  • A commitment to continuing professional development.
  • Opportunities to be part of the wider school community.
  • Training on the job.

QUAINTON HALL SCHOOL (John Lyon’s Prep School)
Quainton Hall Preparatory School offers first-class teaching and outstanding pastoral care for girls and boys aged 3 -11 year . This is an exciting time to join the School as from September 2021 Quainton Hall has now become part of an all-through school with the John Lyon School, and is in effect the John Lyon Preparatory School. Together with the John Lyon School, Quainton Hall is part of John Lyon’s Foundation, alongside Harrow School and John Lyon’s Charity.

For further information or to apply for the role please refer to the School website where a job description, person specification and application form can be found.

Completed application forms should be returned via email to recruitment. 

Please be aware that CVs alone will not be accepted. For more information, please contact HR on 0208 515 9474.

Closing date: 12pm, Tuesday 14 February 2023.

Applications will be assessed in order of receipt and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received. Please apply as soon as possible. 

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an Enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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