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Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities 

Our Current Vacancies

Cleaners required

Pay Range: Local Government Scale 1, Point 1

Hours: Mon-Fri from 10 hours per week to 12.5 hours per week

Weeks: 41 weeks (term time + 3 weeks)

Start Date: Immediate

The Role:

We currently have 3 vacancies for Cleaning staff. We are seeking an outstanding individual to undertake cleaning within the school according to Procedures Codes using a variety of methods including machinery and adhering to safety regulations.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

· To undertake cleaning within the school according to specifications

· To notify the Site Manager or Cleaning Supervisor of any damage to buildings or equipment

· To carry out any other duties relating to the cleanliness of the school premises

We’re looking for you if you have:

· Ability to use general cleaning products and machinery

· Manages time and in an effective and productive way

· Is adaptable, receptive to new ideas and willing to adjust to new demands and circumstances

We can offer you:

• A Competitive Salary

• Opportunities to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships

• Employee Benefits: Employee Assistance Programme, Pension Scheme & Cycle to Work Scheme

Additional Information:

For additional information about the Trust and this school, please visit our website

To Apply:

To apply for this post, please complete an application form, available from The Sigma Trust/below and return it to . Or collect an application form from our school reception.

Please find further information and notes for applicants at:

How to Apply

Closing date:  Midday, Tuesday 13th July 2021. 


The Sigma Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with.  As such, all posts are subject to safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools.

Teacher Training

Harwich and Dovercourt High School offers initial teacher training in collaboration with North Essex Teacher Training (NETT). Follow this link to the NETT website to read more about the application and training process which is administered through the University and Colleges Admissions Services (UCAS)

You can view our NETT Partnership Agreement here: HDHS Policies

Harwich and Dovercourt High School is able to support trainee teachers in almost all subject areas and successful completion of initial teacher training will lead to the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). We have experienced mentors and trainers across all faculty areas and as a school we believe strongly that this is a learning environment for all its stakeholders. As such we welcome trainee teachers and support them throughout their time on the staff.

For non-salaried and salaried trainees, the PGCE qualification, which includes 60 Masters level credits, is also awarded on completion. Courses leading to QTS only are also available.

For more information, contact the School’s Coordinator, Ms Lynne Gettings,

Apply For An Advertised Job

If you are interested in applying for a vacancy within The Sigma Trust please complete an application form:

Application Form

Completed application forms should be emailed to:

If you would like further details about any of our advertised posts please email the address above

We are committed to equal opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting welfare of children and young people. An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful applicant.