$987 - $1,007 weekly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Yanchep WA, Australia
  • 09 Apr, 2021
Full time - Permanent Administrative and other Support Services

Job Description

Department of Education
Independent Public School - North Metropolitan Education Region
Yanchep Secondary College
Pool Ref IPS/SS676829
Level 1, $987.00 - $1,006.60 (pro-rata) per week (GS (Misc.) GA 2021)
Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS676829
Appointment Pool

Yanchep Secondary College (SC) are seeking to establish a pool of 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 1, 2022. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2021 school year, up to the end of Term 1, 2022.

Suitable applicants will be required to carry out internal cleaning duties, in accordance with the Department’s procedures. The duties include the maintenance of carpets and hard floor surfaces, toilet cleaning, furniture and fittings, window cleaning, dusting, rubbish removal 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, cleaning of drinking troughs, 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.

Yanchep SC provides young people in the Yanchep area with a high quality, comprehensive education. Our focus on the whole student ensures that our school, staff and community works together to develop young adults who engage meaningfully with their local community, are prepared for the challenges of working in the 21st century, and help to make Yanchep a great place to live.

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 Yanchep Secondary College please visit or Schools Online

Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available here

For further job related information
Please contact Carolyn Butler, Manager Corporate Services, by telephoning (08) 9562 8000 or emailing

During the school holiday period please contact Carolyn Butler, Manager Corporate Services on 0404 962 787.

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. In no more than one (1) page, address the selection criteria by providing an example that shows your ability, knowledge and application in relation to the criteria below:
    • Ability to read and apply Material Safety Data Sheets, equipment operating instructions, safety instructions and training guidelines.
    • Knowledge of, and ability to, use cleaning equipment including polishers, vacuum cleaners and pressure cleaners.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, follow instructions and work as a member of a team.

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.

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 Tuesday, 20 April 2021




  • applicant resource - applying for cleaner, gardener or domestic position mar2020.pdf
  • applicant resource - how to write a cv and covering letter nov18.pdf
  • application for employment - cleaner may18.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: 0.2-1.0
CLOSING DATE: 2021-04-20 4:30 PM


Not Applicable

School Type

College or Tertiary

Job Closing Date

20 Apr, 2021