Kirklees College

Cleaning Supervisor

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
£22,910.00 pa
29 Sep 2023
12 Oct 2023
Job Level
Facilities Support
Job Function
Estates and Facilities
Contract Type
Full Time

At Kirklees College we are always looking for new talent, and welcome applications from all sectors.

Whether in a teaching & learning role or in one of our specialised Business Support functions, you'll be involved in nurturing and developing the next generation of construction workers, engineers, health workers and countless others.

We're already a successful college, but we're continually striving to be better and do better - be part of our story!

In the role of Cleaning Supervisor, you’ll be based at Waterfront campus in Huddersfield Town Centre, one of our several campus buildings, although you will work across all of these buildings on a regular basis. Your focus will be on making sure that the college campus is a clean and welcoming place for students to learn, and staff to work in. To maintain the highest possible standards of hygiene and cleanliness at the College in a manner which is safe both to the post holder and to others.

Your key responsibilities will be to manage on a day-to-day basis, the college’s cleaning team, ensuring that they carry out cleaning duties in accordance with COSHH regulations and following the agreed processes, and to ensure that when operating electrical machinery all aspects of safety are adhered to, and carried out according to industry standards.

Ideally, you’ll have demonstrable experience of working across a multi-site establishment over 10,000m2, the ability to use machinery to perform cleaning processes. It’s important that you’re able to work on your own initiative and be a reliable member of the wider Facilities team. You must be able to communicate in an easy and effective manner with all members of the college community in accurate spoken English, and be able to follow instruction. You will also be required to demonstrate and understand our College values of Kindness, Unity and Excellence in your role.

Due to the nature of our work, it's essential you're committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

We believe learning is not just for our students: it's an important part of working here too. Staff development opportunities include a mentoring scheme, financial contributions for external qualifications and skills development for current and aspiring managers. You'll also have access to a range of staff benefits including an employee assistance programme, retail and leisure discounts and reduced Metro travel.

We want people who believe in the value of education, and who can contribute to our culture of supporting and challenging one another.

Hours/weeks: 37 hours / 52 weeks

Actual salary range: £22,910 per annum

Closing date: 12th October 2023

We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

Proposed interview date: 20th October 2023

If you have any queries about the role or the application process please contact Please check your emails regularly during the recruitment process (including spam and junk folders) as this is how you will be contacted once you have applied.

As an employer we are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of an individuals' sex, age, religion, race, marital status, disability status, sexual orientation, maternity or care leaver status. We are committed to exploring opportunities for flexible working and ensuring the work-life balance and wellbeing of our workforce. Please note that any job offer is subject to pre-employment checks including a DBS check, online searches and references from former employers, in line with guidance from Department for Education.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

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