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The Richard Pate School, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Job Vacancy

The Richard Pate School
requires a

School Cleaner

The Richard Pate School is a successful co-ed independent day school (ages 3-11) in Cheltenham Gloucestershire. We are seeking to employ a cleaner who, working as part of a friendly team, will be responsible for cleaning a designated area of the school in line with the school’s policies and procedures. Our cleaning team play a valuable role in helping ensure the health and safety of the wider school community.

In summary the role is as follows:

  • 15.0 hours per week (Monday to Friday, 4.00 – 7.00pm) during term time plus 4 weeks (1 during the Christmas and Easter breaks, and 2 during the Summer holiday). 
  • Annual Salary will be based on a starting hourly rate of £9.25 per hour (£6,979.13 per annum).
  • As a member of a friendly cleaning team, you will play a key role in helping to ensure that high standards of cleaning are maintained throughout the school.


To be successful in this role you must be:

  • A flexible, punctual, trustworthy and reliable individual, who is diligent and hardworking.
  • Committed to the aims and objectives of the School.  
  • Committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of the School’s pupils and staff.


Please see our application form and information pack:


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To apply for this role please complete the Application Form. This can be downloaded using either of the two links above or you can call Amanda at The Richard Pate School (01242 522052), who can send one out to you.


You can send to completed form by e-mail to or by post to: Mrs Lucy Cox – Bursar, The Richard Pate School, Southern Road, Cheltenham, GL53 9RP

For further information, please refer to the Information Pack.


Applications must be submitted no later than Thursday 18 November 2021 (5pm), but immediate applications are welcome.

Start Date: as soon as possible.


See below for our recruitment policies:


Pate’s Grammar School Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare or children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. And is an equal opportunities employer. In accordance with the DfE’s Keeping Children Safe in Education 2019 references will be sought on all short-listed candidates prior to interview.