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Cleaning Team Leader/Supervisor

Oaklands is an excellent special school based in Isleworth and serving the London Borough of Hounslow. Oaklands pupils aged 11 – 19, have severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple difficulties and autism.

Oaklands is at an exciting point in its development; we are currently working towards expansion and full school relocation to a purpose built new school in Hounslow (close to Osterley Tube Station) for September 2018. The schools will be based on two sites and will consist of the current secondary school (High Oaks) along with a new primary school (New Oaks) and an independent post 19 college (Great Oaks) opening September 2018.

Our school is rapidly expanding and as a result we are looking to appoint a cleaning team leader who will be responsible for the cleaning provision. The team leader will supervise the cleaning team to deliver the high standard that we expect whilst ensuring compliance with policies, procedures and health and safety regulations.  If you have cleaning experience as well as experience of supervising a team, we would like to hear from you. Please refer to the job description and person specification for full details of the role.

Oaklands is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and anyone applying to work at the school is expected to share this commitment. This position is subject to a satisfactory fully enhanced DBS check and references being received. All positions are subject to the satisfactory completion of a 26 working week probation period.

Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact Lindsey Banks, HR Officer for an appointment on 0208 560 3569.

To apply, please complete and email the application form to

Please ensure that you explain clearly in your application how you meet the person specification.

CV’s will not be accepted.


Closing Date:           9am on 3rd September 2018 - early applications are encouraged  as we reserve the right to close the  vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found

Start Date:             as soon as possible    

Pay  Scale:               Hounslow Pay Scale 5 – point 22 to point to point 25

Actual Salary:         £19742 to £21499 per annum (dependent upon experience)

Contract Type:       Permanent, Term Time only plus 4 weeks (43 weeks p/a)

Hours of work:       32.5 hours per week

            5.00pm to 12pm Monday to Friday

            Occasional weekend work may be required