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Cleaner Vacancy

Salary : £5,867 per annum

We have vacancy for a cleaner to work at this Area Special School for pupils with Learning Difficulties (aged 4-19), working 12.5 hours per week to support the team.


The salary for this would be £5,867


The hours of work will either be

Mornings 6:00 am - 8:30 am

Afternoons 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm


 For an Application Pack please e-mail:  


or alternatively phone Anne Hare on 01455 634582


Closing date: 13th May 2019

Interviews:17th May 2019


Duties will include the use of electrical and mechanical equipment, floor polishers etc for which you will receive training.  Ideally, although not essential, you will have knowledge of COSHH Regulations. You will undertake Health & Safety training to ensure that you are aware of your responsibilities for the Health and Safety of others as well as yourself when carrying out your duties.


This post is eligible for a DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (ie it involves certain activities in relation to children and/or adults) and is defined as regulated activity under Part 1 of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006.


Dorothy Goodman School is seeking to promote the employment of disabled people and will make any adjustments considered reasonable to the above duties under the terms of the Equality Act 2010 to accommodate a suitable disabled candidate.



Full time

We are an outstanding  Area Special School looking to appoint a dynamic and creative practitioner to the post of classroom teacher.


What we need from you:

  • Resourcefulness

  • Creativity

  • Tenacity

  • Flexibility

  • Positivity

  • Good team member and leader


Offering a broad and balanced curriculum in an all-age (3-19), broad spectrum special school, catering for pupils with a wide range of learning needs including those with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, Severe Learning Difficulties, Moderate Learning Difficulties and Autism (who may be functioning at higher levels academically), the successful applicant will have high expectations of each individual learner at Dorothy Goodman School.


MPS/UPS depending on qualifications and experience and SEN 1.


The post commences on 27th August 2019 and is a permanent post, subject to completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period.


What you can expect from us:

  • Vibrant school community with a continually evolving curriculum with support from fellow teachers and learning leaders to implement the curriculum

  • Opportunities to develop practice through leading a broad and balanced curriculum: staff working with older pupils have the opportunity to specialise in a vocational pathway

  • High quality CPD

  • Opportunities to work collaboratively with teams across the school; including specialist teams in communication, health and social and emotional support.

The school offers provision across multiple sites, which includes opportunities for pupils to access Dorothy Goodman classrooms at three mainstream schools. Please see the website for more information about opportunities for inclusive practice. Applications are welcome from teachers with experience across the secondary key stages (11 - 19 years).


Please contact Anne Hare (Head’s PA) on 01455 64582 or email anne.hare@dorothygoodman.leics.sch.uk  if you would like any further information or to arrange a visit on 29th April at 1.30 pm and 30th April at 9.30am.


The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and subject to a check being carried out at an Enhanced level by the Disclosure and Barring Service regarding any previous criminal record.


Closing date for Applications is 1st May 2019 at 17.00 hours.

Interviews will be held Monday 20th May 2019.