$987 - $1,007 weekly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Hamilton Hill WA, Australia
  • 05 Jul, 2021
Full time - Permanent Other

Job Description

Independent Public School - South Metropolitan Education Region
East Hamilton Hill Primary School
Pool Ref IPS/SS692732
Level 1, $987.00 - $1,006.60 (pro-rata) per week (GS (Misc.) GA 2021)
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS692732
Appointment Pool

Are you a dedicated, motivated and enthusiastic person with experience and a strong focus with a commitment to building a culture of excellence?

We are seeking to establish a pool for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2021 school year and up until the end of Term 3, 2022. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2021 school year, up until the end of Term 3, 2022

This is a fantastic opportunity for highly effective and motivated cleaners to join our growing team at East Hamilton Hill Primary School. Cleaners support the Department of Education’s main objective of teaching and learning of students by ensuring that the school facilities are cleaned and maintained in accordance with Department of Education procedures.

Suitable applicants will carry out internal cleaning duties including the maintenance of carpets and hard floor surfaces, toilet cleaning, furniture and fittings, window cleaning, dusting, rubbish removal, drinking troughs and other items of general cleaning.

In addition to this, suitable applicants would also carry out external cleaning duties, including the cleaning of verandas and covered areas, removal of cobwebs, other general cleaning and other such duties as required by the Cleaner-in-Charge. Vacation cleaning duties will need to be completed and it includes shampooing carpets and pressure cleaning various areas.

In this role you will have good attention to detail and will be able to work well both individually and as part of a team to ensure a clean and safe school environment. You will be organised, honest, reliable and punctual and have excellent knowledge of cleaning equipment and safe cleaning procedures, methods and practices.

At East Hamilton Hill PS, we pride ourselves on being the school of choice for families living in and around Hamilton Hill. We provide a caring and positive school environment for children in the local community. The school community has a strong sense of pride over the achievements of its students both in and out of the classroom and is constantly striving to provide the best education and social development for all students.

East Hamilton Hill PS has a vibrant community where lasting and collaborative partnerships are developed. The suitable applicants will need to contribute to a positive team culture in our small school (approximately 210 students) and enjoy the challenge of working at our school within the environment of ageing buildings. We have a strong sense of pride in the school community, grounds and culture. Parents and visitors often comment the school has a great feel to it, similar to a small country school where all staff, parents and students are known and acknowledged by all school community members.

Further information about this position can be found in the attached job description form (JDF).

The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

For further information about East Hamilton Hill Primary School please visit or Schools Online.

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here.

For further job related information:

Please contact Cheryl Ancell, Manager Corporate Services, by telephoning (08) 9487 9300 or emailing

During the school term break (5th to 16th July 2021), please contact Cheryl Ancell via email only

Application Instructions

Our aim is to make it easy for you to apply!

Your application should include:

  1. A detailed CV outlining your work history and experience in the context of the role. Your CV should include two (2) work related referees, one being your current Line Manager and;
  2. A cover letter of no more than one (1) page. Please provide one example from your past experience that best shows your knowledge, skills and abilities in cleaning a room or surface. Include the:
    • steps you took to clean the room or surface
    • chemicals used on each material
    • machinery used; and
    • action taken to maintain your safety and the safety of others.

It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready before applying for this job as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time,

To submit your application:

Click on the “Apply for Job” button located at either the top or bottom of this screen. You can then complete the online application form and attach your documents.

Please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.

Applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.

If you are having trouble submitting your online application, please contact the Recruitment System Support team on (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.


Employees will be required to:

  • Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy
  • Obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment
  • Obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check
  • Complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement
  • Complete the Department’s online training in manual tasks and hazardous substances within three months of commencement
  • Complete Fundamentals of Cleaning training as soon as practicable
  • Complete any other training specific to this role required by Departmental policy
  • Complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.

The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.

Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday, 30 July 2021




applicant resource - applying for cleaner, gardener or domestic position mar2020.pdf
applicant resource - how to write a cv and covering letter nov18.pdf
published jdf - generic - cleaner - schools - l1 - jan 2020.pdf

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WORK TYPE: Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time, Fixed Term - Part Time, Fixed Term - Full Time
FTE: 0.1-1.0
LOCATION: Hamilton Hill
CLOSING DATE: 2021-07-30 4:30 PM


Not Applicable

School Type


Job Closing Date

30 Jul, 2021