The William Henry Smith School, Boothroyd Lane, Brighouse, West Yorkshire, HD6 3JW

Employer: The William Henry Smith School

Salary: NJC pt. 2-4 £10,433.57 - £10,782.51 (dependent upon experience)

Hours: 25 hours per week (Monday – Friday) (4am – 9am)

Closing: 16th June 2024

CONTRACT TERM: Temporary (Term time only + 2 days)

We are looking to appoint an experienced and motivated school cleaner to cover maternity leave.

  • Are you a confident, highly motivated and efficient individual who has a flexible approach to their work?
  • Do you have experience of working in the cleaning industry?
  • Do you have a positive attitude and mindset which mirrors the physical and mental health and wellbeing ethos of the Smith Foundation?
  • The successful candidate will possess the necessary qualities to play an integral role in the smooth running of the Smith Foundation’s Cleaning function.

Visits to the foundation are encouraged. For further information on this post please contact the HR department on email address:
All our roles are by application via Please apply by visiting our vacancies page on the Foundation website (please note we do not accept CV’s)

The successful application will:

  • Have a suitable standard of Numeracy and Literacy
  • Have experience of undertaking a range of cleaning duties
  • Have knowledge cleaning best practices and the ability to follow instructions
  • Be approachable and able to communicate effectively whilst building relationships with your team, colleagues and students
  • Have good organisational skills
  • Be confident and highly motivated
  • Be able to work on own initiative
  • Be passionate in motivating, inspiring and safeguarding young people and team members
  • Be honest and act with integrity, be trustworthy and understand the need for confidentiality
  • Embrace and support the school’s Quality of Life and Positive Behaviour Support ethos
  • Have a positive attitude and mind-set, embracing the positive physical and mental health and wellbeing ethos. This includes role modelling self-care and reflection as part of our wider curriculum
  • Have the ability to promote and celebrate diversity, collaboration, and equality in the school at all times.


  • A friendly and inclusive working environment.
  • Opportunities to truly enrich the lives of our children and young people and make a positive difference.
  • A Quality of Life and Well-being programme of activity, experiences and gifts.
  • A competitive defined contribution pension scheme.
  • An employee assistance healthcare cashback plan.
  • Life Assurance Scheme (4x annual salary).
  • A full induction programme, including an outstanding network of support.
  • A learning and development programme and CPD.
  • Assistance with childcare savings and cycle to work scheme.
  • Subscription to Head Space, Perks at Work and Discount for Teachers online apps which offers hundreds of discounts and benefits.
  • 50% towards the cost of branded work wear.
  • Personal health and fitness training, and a financial advisory service.
  • Free staff lunches and on-site parking.
  • Staff Savings Scheme.
  • One life day and one additional life day if 100% attendance is achieved.


The Smith Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Our recruitment process aims to create and maintain a safe workforce and contains robust vetting procedures. The successful applicant will be appointed subject to references and enhanced DBS check (this is a position working in regulated activity). The successful candidate will be subject to a rigorous safer recruitment process and must adhere to a strict code of conduct regarding behaviour at all times. Shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches in accordance with KCSIE 2023.

Also, this role is subject to an enhanced DBS.