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Erskine Stewart's Melville Schools - Cleaner

  • Scotland

  • Erskine Stewart's Melville Schools

  • Part-time


We are currently seeking to fill the position of Cleaner .


Erskine Stewart’s Melville Schools (ESMS) are recruiting for a number of part time cleaning positions to join our friendly and committed cleaning team on a permanent basis. The postholders will work across the Queensferry Road and Ravelston sites.

We have a cleaning team of 42 operatives a number of whom have worked at ESMS for over 15 years. Our teams are passionate, pioneering and strive for excellence in everything they do. We value the incredible contributions that our employees make to school life. We invest in the training and development of our employees, and we support their ambitions so that the can flourish professionally and personally.

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 3.00pm to 9.00pm. A paid working week of 30 hours.

Salary: £11.44 per hour.

Location: The postholders will work across the Queensferry Road and Ravelston sites.

Contract type: Permanent, part time.

Holidays: Excellent annual leave entitlement with 25 days holiday leave and 10 days statutory holiday at Christmas and Easter, when the Schools are closed. The Schools’ holiday year runs from January to December.


  • Full uniform and safety shoes will be provided.
  • Full training programme including Health and Safety training, COSHH training and machinery training.
  • Access to facilities (swimming pool and fitness room) outside School time and when available.
  • ESMS Discount and Benefits Scheme with discounts and offers at over 130,000 retail and entertainment locations across the UK including:

  • Exclusive discounts at 6 major supermarkets.
  • Exclusive deals at over 100 high street chains.
  • Money-saving offers at 26 restaurant chains.
  • Up to 40% discounts on cinema tickets at Cineworld, Odeon and VUE.
  • Exclusive deals on Sky Store.

This year, ESMS are winners of the Independent Schools of the Year Award in the Performing Arts, Music and Drama category. Independent Schools of the Year Awards showcase transformative and innovative projects from schools across the UK and we are immensely proud that the work of our staff and students has been recognised in this way.

ESMS is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and Disclosure Scotland.

This is an open vacancy. Due to the immediate requirement for this role, interviews will be held as and when suitable applications are received and we would therefore encourage early applications.

Any enquiries about this position should be directed to Recruitment at recruitment@esms.org.uk

About ESMS

Welcome to the ESMS, a vibrant, family of independent schools, for 3-18 year olds, in the heart of Edinburgh. We offer a co-educational nursery and junior school, single-sex but closely twinned secondary education and a co-educational sixth form. At the ESMS family of schools we pride ourselves on our holistic approach to education which means that we place as much emphasis on opportunities and activities outside of the classroom as we do on what happens in class. We offer over 300 clubs and societies as well as wide-ranging opportunities in sport, music and drama, outdoor education, trips and community involvement, all with the intention of helping your child discover their talents, learn or explore something new, have fun and make new friends.

Our Vision is to be a pioneer of rounded education in Edinburgh, giving every child the opportunity to excel.

Our Mission is to develop grounded, resilient, accomplished children, with strong values who go out into the world equipped with everything they need to lead full and happy lives.


  • We offer an outstanding, well-rounded education, to a diverse group of children
  • We take time to build strong relationships and to help our children feel happy, safe and secure so that they thrive emotionally and socially and academically
  • We provide an unrivalled range of activities outside the classroom, enabling our children to discover and develop their natural talents
  • We inspire children to aim high and achieve strong academic results
  • We give children every opportunity to seize and embrace every challenge that life throws at them
  • Our teachers inspire innovative thinkers with a love of learning that will last a lifetime
  • Our children develop the confidence to use their voices
  • Our nine values embed character, inspiring children to develop good hearts, make good decisions and improve the world around them.


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