School Janitor

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A school janitor is responsible for the security, safety, repair and maintenance of a school building and grounds. Many primary schools have only one janitor. A large secondary school or college may have two or three.

The Work

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The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Salaries for janitors can range between £19,000 to £21,000 a year. A senior janitor responsible for managing cleaning and janitorial staff at several cluster schools might earn between £21,400 and £24,900 a year. You can usually boost your income through overtime.


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Getting In

Jobs are with local authorities, agencies, further education colleges and private schools.

What Does it Take?

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Getting On


The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

British Institute of Cleaning Science
Tel: 01604 678710
Twitter: @BICSc_UK

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