$987 - $1,007 weekly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Armadale WA, Australia
  • 15 Sep, 2021
Full time - Permanent Other

Job Description

Independent Public School - South Metropolitan Education Region
Armadale Senior High School
Pool Ref IPS/SS704683
Level 1, $987.00 - $1,006.60 (pro-rata) per week (GS (Misc.) GA 2021)
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS704683
Appointment Pool

Are you passionate about creating clean and safe learning environments?

Armadale Senior High School (SHS) is seeking to establish a pool of dedicated and enthusiastic Cleaners for appointments to permanent and fixed term, full-time and part-time vacancies which may arise during the 2021 school year and up to the end of Term 3, 2022.

Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2021 school year, up to the end of Term 3, 2022.

Cleaners at Armadale SHS are passionate about maintaining a clean, hygienic environment by mopping, vacuuming, dusting and removing rubbish.

They work within a dedicated team to ensure that all learning spaces are clean and safe.

We are seeking dedicated and efficient applicants to join this hard-working grounds and maintenance team.

Working under the Cleaner in Charge, suitable applicants will be responsible for carrying out cleaning duties across the school. This includes cleaning learning environments to a high standard; as well as disinfecting toilets and drinking troughs throughout the school.

Suitable applicants will also complete vacation cleaning duties; including the removing cobwebs, stripping and sealing vinyl floors, cleaning windows, shampooing carpets as well as pressure cleaning verandas and undercover areas.

Armadale SHS is a unique and dynamic high school nestled at the base of the Darling Ranges situated 40km from Perth. As an Independent Public School, Armadale SHS seeks to aspire, strive and achieve in all areas of performance, student engagement and academic achievement.

Students are encouraged to perform to the highest standard across all learning areas and are supported in pastoral care areas by our dedicated Student Engagement & Support (SES) team.

The school’s outstanding facilities and dedicated teachers combine to ensure that all students are given access to a wide-range of courses that are delivered to a very high standard.

With our “Aspire” extension pathway in Years 7 to 10, high flying students are able to participate in a tailored and enriched program that extends the standard curriculum, in preparation for University studies.

Our Department of Education-endorsed Specialist Programs in Visual Arts and Technologies provide a tailored and highly-stimulating pathway to careers within the creative industries.

Combined with our Vocational Education & Training (VET) courses, which provide hands-on access to industry level training in the physical recreation, hospitality, automotive and engineering sectors, graduates from Armadale SHS are well-equipped to have the best start in the workforce or further study.

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 Armadale Senior High School please visit or Schools Online.

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here

For further job related information:

Please contact Daniel Joyce, Manager Corporate Services, by telephoning (08) 9497 6400 or emailing

During the school holiday period, please contact Daniel Joyce on (08) 9497 6467.

Application Instructions

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

Your application should include:

  • A detailed CV outlining your work history and experience in the context of the role.
  • Your CV should include two (2) work related referees, preferably one being your current or most recent Line Manager; and
  • 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, select one of the following options:

  • 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.

If you do not have access to a computer, or require help using one, you can visit the school during office hours (Monday to Friday, between 8:30am and 3pm) to use a school computer, with technical support available from school-based staff.

Please contact the school to arrange a suitable time. Support staff are not available to assist with the content for your application.

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.

Eligibility and training requirements

Employees will be required to:

  • 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
  • Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy

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

Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Friday 15 October 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 - Full Time, Fixed Term - Part Time
FTE: 0.1-1.0
LOCATION: Armadale
CLOSING DATE: 2021-10-15 4:30 PM


Not Applicable

School Type


Job Closing Date

15 Oct, 2021