Housekeeping Assistants

Staff recruitment is currently continuing during the closure of the School. Where necessary we will endeavour to offer video or phone interviews in place of face-to-face meetings. This message will be updated should the situation change.

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The Royal Ballet School is one of the world’s greatest centres of classical ballet training. Our mission is to nurture, train and educate exceptional young dancers for the Royal Ballet companies and other leading UK and international companies and to inspire the future of classical ballet training. Our vision is to be the best classical ballet school in the world.

We are seeking two part-time cleaners on a fixed term basis to join our Operations Department and act as an integral part of the housekeeping team in helping to keep the School’s premises clean, tidy and safe for our students, staff and visitors all times.

You will maintain a high standard of cleaning in all areas of the boarding houses, toilets and bathrooms as required, ensure all cleaning is carried out using only the products and methods approved by the School, and carry out deep cleaning as and when needed.

You must be aware and keep updated on Health and Safety, including knowledge of COSSH, with demonstrable experience of cleaning commercially or domestically. We are looking for people with initiative, and the ability to work alone as well as with others, showing patience, compassion and a positive attitude. Enthusiastic, reliable and hardworking, you take pride in the work that you do, are eager to learn and are able to follow written and verbal instruction and learn.

Duration: Fixed-term until August 2021, term time only.

Role 1 (White Lodge):

We are seeking a housekeeping assistant/cleaner to work Saturday and Sunday on a fixed-term basis for one school year mainly at our White Lodge, Richmond Park site. Due to the remote nature of the site, own transport is required, as is flexibility to travel to our central London sites.

Role 2 (Floral Street, Covent Garden):

We are seeking a housekeeping assistant/cleaner to work Saturday and Sunday on a fixed-term basis for one school year, mainly at our Covent Garden site. Flexibility to travel to our other central London sites is required, as well as to our White Lodge site in Richmond Park, south-west London.

We also have boarding houses in Pimlico and Covent Garden, London, and all post-holders are required to be flexible and able to cover all sites if required.

In return we offer a contributory pension scheme, Lifeworks, local discounts, season ticket loan, and cycle to work scheme. We also provide run monthly ‘lunch & learn’ sessions and seated massages.

Salary: £10.55 per hour

Please download the job descriptions below:

Housekeeping Assistant JD White Lodge – Part time

Housekeeping Assistant JD Floral Street – Part time

To apply, please complete an application form and send it to [email protected].

Please note that we do not accept CVs under any circumstances. Please state on your application which post/s you are interested in.

Closing date: 21 September 2020

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check and further pre-employment checks to comply with boarding school recruitment regulations.