Temporary Full time one year contract  - With the possibility of extension                             

Abbotsleigh, an Anglican day and Boarding school for girls at Wahroonga, requires a reliable and conscientious person to join the School’s cleaning team. Experience in a similar role is preferred but not essential.

The role involves cleaning (wiping, dusting, vacuuming, mopping, polishing) of the School’s facilities, including but not limited to: classrooms, corridors and common areas, bathrooms, office spaces, and sporting facilities.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a positive attitude, attention to detail, impeccable customer service, good presentation, and the ability to follow written and verbal instructions. This labor-intensive, heavy lifting role suits a person who is reliable, energetic, and comfortable working alone, locking up after hours as well as displaying sensitivity to clients at all times.


  • Commercial sector experience
  • Proven experience with carpet shampooing and floor polishing (concrete and wood) using machinery
  • Knowledge of safe chemical usage
  • Experience with extended backpack vacuum cleaning
  • Experience with glass cleaning

A Working with Children Check Clearance is a requirement of the position. Only permanent residents of Australia may apply and be considered for this role.

Other Requirements and Details

  • Working hours are from 2.00 pm to 10.00 pm, Monday to Friday during the school terms, and from 11.00 am to 7.00 pm during the non-term time (School holidays).
  • 4 weeks’ annual leave is taken during non-term time (School holidays) and normally during December – January when cleaning demands are low.
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