Cleaner
in Halifax, NS

Halifax, NS
Full-time - Permanent
Experienced
$15.00 - $20.00 / hour
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Competition Number: CLEANER-0123CB
Positions Available: 2

Cleaner

The Shambhala School of Halifax is hiring! Would you be interested in working in a school where faculty, staff, board and families are engaged in creating a well-rounded educational opportunity that educates the whole child and awakens basic goodness? A community that focuses as much on nourishing a child's ability to navigate life, as it does on academic excellence? The Shambhala School of Halifax offers a unique work environment, where teachers are supported to bring their love of children into a developmental, creative and mindful approach, to an arts integrated and enriched academic program that nurtures awareness and invites compassionate society to bloom.

At the Shambhala School, we have almost 30 years of experience providing a school culture that nurtures physical, cognitive and social/emotional resilience in our students. We believe that all children deserve an environment where they can reach their full potential and back this belief with a strong tuition assistance program, so that many can have that opportunity.

Job type
Part time - two positions available
Position 1: 7:00am-10:00am M-F (flexible start/end time)
Position 2: 4:00pm-7:00pm M-F (flexible start/end time)

Both positions require regular Saturday and Sunday hours as needed.

Qualifications
Work authorization (Required)
Experience in cleaning - 1 year (Required)
Child Abuse registry
Criminal record check

Full Job Description
The Shambhala School is a non-denominational private school in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Our school houses grades Pre-Primary through Grade 12 in our 110-year old school building. We are looking for two part time cleaners to join our staff.

In this position, you will be required to complete various cleaning tasks, such as:

  • Touchpoint Disinfection
  • Dusting
  • Sweeping
  • Mopping
  • Light cleaning in all areas, including school kitchen and bathrooms
  • Empty large waste containers into outdoor bins
  • Winter tasks may include shoveling snow and salting walkway, if needed
  • Moving furniture for mid-year / end-of-year major cleaning projects
  • Additional tasks when required

Job Information
Wage: $15-20/hr - depending on experience
Tuition reduction for child/children enrolled at Shambhala School (Pre-Primary through Grade 12)

Hours:
Part time - two positions available
Position 1: 7:00am-10:00am M-F (flexible start/end time)
Position 2: 4:00pm-7:00pm M-F (flexible start/end time)

Both positions require regular Saturday and Sunday hours as needed.

These hours may be flexible depending on the needs of the employee and the school.

Location:
Shambhala School
5450 Russell St, Halifax

Start date:ASAP

School Salaries and Benefits:

  • Are based upon the the employee's years of experience applied to the Shambhala School pay scale

Diversity Statement:
At our school, individual differences are recognized, appreciated and responded to in ways that fully develop and utilize each person's abilities and strengths. The Shambhala School is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from traditionally under-represented groups including but not limited to the African Canadian community, Indigenous peoples, and the LGBTQ+ community.

Conditions of Employment:
The successful candidate will be required to complete a Criminal Background Check, Vulnerable Sector Check and Child Abuse Registry Clearance. All applicants must be eligible to work in Canada, and be willing to relocate to Halifax, Nova Scotia.

How to Apply:
To apply, send a cover letter and resumé to the attention of Mary Acton-Bond at [email protected] Position will be posted until filled.

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