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School Custodian & Maintenance - Full Time, Day Sh

Company: GO Foundation
Location: Newark
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionGreat Oaks Legacy Charter School is seeking a School Custodian (full time, day shift) to help support our efforts to provide a safe and sanitary school environment.

The School Custodian work consistently and creatively work to meet the custodial needs of all students and staff by; being responsible for all daily custodial matters, communicating with key personnel to maintain cleanliness and acting proactively and promptly addressing custodial matters when they arise.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Cleans floors of classrooms, offices, special rooms, corridors, stairs, entrances, lobbies, and cafeteria as assigned.
  • Removes debris on sidewalks leading to the building as assigned.
  • Sweeps, dry mops, wet mops, vacuums, shampoos, strips, seals, buff, and wax floors as assigned.
  • Cleans and disinfects daily the drinking fountains, bathroom floors, bowls, seats, and urinals in restrooms as assigned.
  • Fills paper and soap dispensers in assigned areas as needed.
  • Performs preventative maintenance in accordance with established procedures.
  • Opens classroom doors and entrance doors prior to the start of the school day or closes doors and windows and secures lights prior to leaving post daily in accordance with the established schedule.
  • Moves furniture and equipment within the building as directed.
  • Stores supplies and delivers supplies to teachers as directed.
  • Performs light maintenance and painting tasks as needed and directed.
  • Sets up, breaks down, and cleans the cafeteria/shared space room as scheduled or as needed.
  • Follows established procedures to ensure staff and student safety in the building.
  • Removes trash and other materials from school grounds in accordance with the established schedule.
  • Participates in staff development opportunities to enhance job-related skills and knowledge.
  • Perform other tasks as may be assigned by the School Leaders.Qualifications and SkillsThe School Custodian must have:
    • Commitment to the GOLCS mission and belief that all students can be successful.
    • High school diploma or equivalent training/experience.
    • Previous experience in custodial-type work.
    • Able to meet the demands of the position including, but not limited to being able to lift a minimum of 75 pounds.COMPENSATION & BENEFITSGreat Oaks Legacy Charter School offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package, including:
      • Robust medical, dental, and vision insurance plans w/ comprehensive network coverage.
      • Up to $5,250 per year in tax exempt student loan and tuition reimbursement.
      • Reimbursements for external professional development aligned to your role.
      • Wellness reimbursements including gym memberships, spa services, and more.
      • Online counseling services - for staff and their dependents - via top-rated therapy app.
      • Pre-tax state pension plan benefit w/ addl. options available via voluntary retirement plans.
      • Pre-tax dependent care, health, and transit flexible spending plans available.
      • Convenient health screening and telemedicine support via VitalCheck Wellness platform. ABOUT GREAT OAKS LEGACY CHARTER SCHOOLThe Great Oaks Legacy Charter School is a high-performing, innovative charter public school in Newark NJ, serving students from Pre-K to 12th grade on campuses across the city of Newark. Our mission is to prepare Newark's students for success in college and beyond.Our model is based on the following guiding principles that guide our work daily –
      • Creating a community that is built upon genuine and meaningful relationships. GOLCS staff rate our commitment to students as the #1 reason they teach/work at our schools.
      • Being surgical in our approach to differentiation of instruction and support for all students and team members. Our students receive daily tutoring embedded into their school schedule - facilitated by our AmeriCorps team members. Staff members receive individualized coaching and support in their roles.
      • Setting and exceeding high expectations for academic growth and character development for all students, in preparation for success in college and beyond. Currently, the historical college matriculation rate for GOLCS is 79% - nearly twice the national average for economically underrepresented students.-----------------------------------------------------------ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONDIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION, & ACCESSIBILITYGOLCS is committed to building a talented team that reflects the diverse backgrounds and experiences of our students. Furthermore, we believe that racial justice and equity is critical to our mission of preparing students for success in college and beyond. We strive to be an organization that is diverse, equitable, inclusive, and elevates our student voices in preparing them for life and college. GOLCS VACCINATION POLICY & COMMITMENT TO SAFETYGreat Oaks Legacy Charter School is committed to ensuring healthy and safe working and learning environments, and maintaining our educational commitment to GOLCS students and families - with minimal disruption to instruction. With this in mind, as of October 2021, Great Oaks Legacy requires vaccination against COVID-19 for all employees. Candidates who would like to apply for a reasonable accommodation from this policy based on a qualifying disability or sincerely held religious belief should reach out to for more information. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENTGreat Oaks Legacy provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: GO Foundation, Newark , School Custodian & Maintenance - Full Time, Day Sh, Professions , Newark, New Jersey

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