Education Support - Cleaner

Job posted: 15/03/2023
Applications close: 28/03/2023 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region | Apollo Bay

Job type: Full time / From 07/04/2023

Organisation: Education and Training

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Education and Training

Reference: 1336534

Reference: 1336534

Occupation: Education and Training

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region | Apollo Bay

Selection Criteria

SC1 Capacity to undertake routine tasks across a range of functions relevant to cleaning a school environment.

SC2 Demonstrated capacity to communicate effectively with members of the school community including students and the capacity to provide support to students where necessary.

SC3 Demonstrated proficiency in the use of technical equipment as relevant to the position.

SC4 Capacity to work cooperatively with a range of people including teachers, education support, students and parents.

SC5 A commitment to professional learning and growth.

SC6 Demonstrated knowledge of appropriate cleaning methods relevant to the varied areas within a school.


The role of the successful applicant will be to perform a number of activities within the school to ensure the school maintains a high standard of cleanliness and hygiene. Tasks are clearly defined and are subject to broad direction. The successful applicant will work as part of the cleaning team.
This position is responsible for the internal cleaning of the entire school. This position is also responsible for ensuring the security of the school at the end of each day.


Working as part of the cleaning team the responsibilities are:

* Empty all bins daily

* Clean all toilets daily

* Ensure all windows and doors are locked at the end of each day

* Ensure all lights, heaters and air conditioners are turned off each day

* Dust and clean all surfaces

* Dust and clean all tables and furniture

* Refill paper towel & toilet paper dispensers

* Clean interior glass

* Vacuum all carpets

* Sweep and wash all hard floor surfaces

* Other duties as deemed necessary by the Principal

Who May Apply

Individuals with the aptitude, experience and/or qualifications to fulfill the specific requirements of the position.

EEO AND OHS Commitment

The Department of Education is committed to the principles of equal opportunity, and diversity and inclusion for all. We value diversity and inclusion in all forms – gender, religion, ethnicity, LGBTIQ+, disability and neurodiversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for roles within the Department.  The Department recognises that the provision of family friendly, supportive, safe and harassment free workplaces is essential to high performance and promotes flexible work, diversity and safety across all schools and Department workplaces.  It is our policy to provide reasonable adjustments for persons with a disability (see Workplace adjustment guidelines).

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants can contact Brett West, Yamatji man, in the Koorie Outcomes Division to talk about the recruitment process, the Department and supports for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in the Department. Mobile: 0477 726 801 or email on: brett.west@education.vic.gov.au

Child Safe Standards

Victorian government schools are child safe environments. Our schools actively promote the safety and wellbeing of all students, and all school staff are committed to protecting students from abuse or harm in the school environment, in accordance with their legal obligations including child safe standards. All schools have a Child Safety Code of Conduct consistent with the Department’s exemplar available at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/about/programs/health/protect/Pages/childsafestandards.aspx

DET Values

The Department’s employees commit to upholding DET’s Values: Responsiveness, Integrity, Impartiality, Accountability, Respect, Leadership and Human Rights. DET’s Values complement each school’s own values and underpin the behaviours the community expects of Victorian public sector employees, including those who work in Victorian Government Schools. Information on the DET values is available at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/workm/Pages/Public-Sector-Values.aspx

Conditions of Employment

  • All staff employed by the Department and schools have access to a broad range of employment conditions and working arrangements.
  • Appointment of successful applicants will be made subject to a satisfactory pre-employment conditions check.
  • A probationary period may apply during the first year of employment and induction and support programs provided.
  • Detailed information on all terms and conditions of employment is available on the Department's Human Resources website at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx

Location Profile

Apollo Bay is a beautiful coastal town located on the Great Ocean Road in Victoria and surrounded by the Otway Ranges. The rich environment has attracted a community with a strong commitment to a healthy and active lifestyle, the environment and a great interest in the arts. This is reflected in our College educational programs and is reflected in our College Motto developed in 2014, "Unique Environment, Extraordinary Opportunities". Our College is highly supported by students, parents and the wider community, and all played an extensive role in the establishment of our College Vision, Mission and Purpose statements, and our school Values of 'Excellence', 'Respect', 'Integrity' and 'Balance'.

Apollo Bay P-12 College is a relatively small school with a total population of around 300 students from Prep to Year 12. The College is isolated, being the sole provider of education within the Apollo Bay community, with its nearest neighbouring schools 45 minutes’ drive in opposite directions.

Our College is committed to helping develop in all students the capacity, desire and tools to achieve their best in all endeavours. We foster a sense of awareness, responsibility and respect, from a global perspective, through to family and community with an emphasis on individual personal growth. We support, encourage and promote across our whole school community the pursuit of personal excellence and we are committed to a culture that is dynamic and ready to embrace new ideas, opportunities and challenges to improve student learning and to equip students to meet the demands of the 21st century. We participate fully in the community by developing strong, supportive and respectful relationships.

Education Support - Cleaner

Job type:

Full time / From 07/04/2023

Job classification:

Not provided


Brian Humphries | 03 5237 6483

Education Support - Cleaner