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Housekeeping Assistant

Founded in 1802 and set in a beautiful Yorkshire valley, Ampleforth College is the world’s foremost Catholic boarding school, welcoming girls and boys of all faiths aged 11-18. Each student’s unique talents are recognised and nurtured within a welcoming community rooted in Benedictine values.

We are looking for Housekeeping Assistants to work full-time, part-time and term-time-only hours to join our team at Ampleforth College. Working as part of the Housekeeping Team, you will be responsible for providing an efficient and effective service to a broad range of customers. Your duties will include maintaining the cleanliness of all areas whilst adhering to safe systems of work and complying with all Health & Safety regulations and preparing for and assisting at special functions.   

Our core working hours are 8am to 4:30pm, working 5 over 7 days, some weekend working will be required, but as we promote flexible working opportunities we would welcome part-time hours. Please annotate your application with the hours you would like to work.

Experience is not required as training will be provided.

In return, we have a great benefits package to offer, which includes:

· Annual closed periods between Christmas and New Year

· Choice of hot and cold meals during working hours

· Group Personal Pension Scheme with Legal and General (Employer contribution matched to a maximum of 8%)

· Death in Service Gratuity

· A generous Bounty scheme for referral of new staff

· Discounted on-site Gym membership

· Free car parking on site

· Cycle to work scheme

· Employee assistance programme

· Staff Lodging (where available)

· A friendly and supportive working environment

f you would like an informal conversation about our vacancy, please contact Michelle Armstrong on 01439 741086


St Laurence Education Trust and Ampleforth College are committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people. They expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and will ensure that all recruitment and selection practices and procedures reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to checks by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) along with other relevant employment checks.

A Compass for Life

Full Boarding & Day School for students aged 11 to 18