Cleaner, Working Alone

$1,016 - $1,033 weekly
  • Western Australia Government - Education
  • Midland WA, Australia
  • 31 May, 2021
Full time - Permanent Other

Job Description

Student Support Services - Statewide Services
School Of Special Education Needs: Behaviour and Engagement (Learning Academy - Midland)
Cleaner - Working Alone
Pool Ref SS/SS684253
Level 2, $1,015.60 - $1,033.40 (pro-rata) per week (GS (Misc.) GA 2021)
Appointment Pool
Advertised Vacancy Number: SS/SS684253

Are you an exceptional Cleaner looking for a new and challenging opportunity?

School Of Special Education Needs: Behaviour and Engagement (SSEN :BE) - Midland Learning Academy is seeking to establish a pool of hardworking and motivated Cleaners – Working Alone 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 2, 2022. Appointments can be made from the pool at any time for commencements within the 2021 school year, up to the end of Term 2, 2022.

As a cleaner, you would carry out internal cleaning duties, including 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, you would also carry out external cleaning duties, including the cleaning of verandas and covered areas, rubbish removal, cleaning of drinking troughs, window cleaning, removal of cobwebs and other general cleaning duties to give the schools hygiene a high priority.

SSEN: BE provides educational support and services with schools for students with extreme, complex and challenging behaviours across a K-12 context. A continuum of consultative support with schools for students is delivered through 13 engagement centres and the Midland Learning Academy. The services of the engagement centres and the Academy are coordinated through

SSEN: BE which provides the administrative structure and oversees and manages these services as a State-wide model of support for schools, teachers and students. The services complement other teams working in networks, regions and schools, supporting a greater number of students across the state.

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.

Further information about SSEN BE can be found by visiting or Schools Online

For further job related information

You are encouraged to contact Wendy Radaich, Business Support Officer, for further information about this employment opportunity, by telephoning (08) 9402 6465 or emailing

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 who can attest to the claims made in your written application, preferably one being your current line manager.
  2. A cover letter of no more than three (3) pages. Please address selection criteria by providing an example that shows your ability, knowledge and application in relation to each 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.
    • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Experience in the safe use and storage of cleaning equipment, materials and chemicals.
    • Initiative and good organisational skills.
  3. A completed application form. The application form can be found in the attachments at the bottom of this advertisement. Please only complete the application form if you are not submitting your application online.

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 will be asked to 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 phone Wendy Radaich, Business Support Officer on (08) 9402 6465 Monday to Friday, between 9am and 3pm and ask to use a school computer, with technical support available from school-based staff. Support staff are not available to assist with the content for your application.
  • Email your completed application form and documents to before the closing date and time or;
  • Hand-deliver your completed application form and documents to the school reception 22 William Street Midland, entrance off Poynton Avenue before 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; and
  • provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy

The Department applies a ten (10) day breach period to this selection process.

Applications must be submitted before 4:00pm (WST) on Monday, 14 June 2021



applicant resource - applying for cleaner, gardener or domestic position mar2020.pdf
application for employment - cleaner may18.pdf
published jdf - generic - cleaner working alone - school - l2 - 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
CLOSING DATE: 2021-06-14 4:00 PM


Not Applicable

School Type


Job Closing Date

14 Jun, 2021