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Interim- PT Custodian

Company: Aspire Public Schools
Location: South Gate
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

This is an interim PT position for the 2021-22 school year.

About Aspire:

Aspire Public Schools operates a network of high-performing, college preparatory charter schools serving TK-12 scholars in communities across California. Founded in 1998-in an effort to transform the inequitable racial, social, and gender outcomes that our communities persist through-Aspire is one of the largest and most forward-thinking open-enrollment public charter school systems in the nation.

Our purpose is to prepare our scholars for success in college, career, and life. At Aspire, we set a foundation for our scholars to gain knowledge, skills, and power to access and make choices for their families and post-secondary lives. Every day, our community of students, families, teachers and staff comes together to learn, work, and play in an environment grounded in our values of Bienestar (Well-Being), Culture of Belonging, Community Partnership, Agency & Self-Determination, and Joy..

The Opportunity:

Behind every successful student is a passionate and dedicated team. Together, we will change the odds for underserved students, ensuring that every student is prepared to earn a college degree.


The Custodian cleans and maintains the school facility to ensure a safe, secure, and comfortable environment conducive to

student learning.


  • Cleans classrooms, rest rooms, hallways, multipurpose room, offices and all interior and exterior areas of school.
  • Sets up and cleans dining area before, between, during and after breakfast and/or lunch periods.
  • Responds to emergency cleanups during the day, such as clogged drains and spills.
  • Performs minor routine maintenance, including replacing lights, changing filters, etc.
  • Performs minor routine grounds-keeping duties, including picking up litter, weeding, mowing the lawn.
  • Reports required repair work to proper authorities.
  • Sets up and arranges furniture for assemblies, meetings and special events.
  • Ongoing awareness and readiness to respond to safety/security needs of students, staff and facilities.

Demonstrate knowledge of, and support, Aspire Public Schools mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies

and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior.

Perform other related duties as required and assigned.


1) Required knowledge, skills & abilities:

  • Knowledge of safe and efficient use of cleaning materials, chemicals, tools and equipment
  • Ability to complete minor maintenance, e.g., replace light bulb, filters
  • Ability and willingness to safely meet the physical requirements necessary to perform the required duties, including

ability to lift, carry, push, pull and move heavy objects on a regular basis

  • Ability to maintain simple records
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to interact appropriately with children of different ages in school setting respecting and understanding


2) Minimum educational level:

  • None

3) Experience required:

  • 1-3 years of custodial experience preferred

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4) Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be reasonably met by a Custodian to

successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Stand, walk or bend over, kneel, crouch, reach overhead, grasp, push, and pull. Move, lift and/or carry up to 30 to

50 pounds. Walk up and down stairs.

Repetitive use of hands (i.e. fine manipulation, simple grasping, and power grasping).

Demonstrate normal depth perception.

Sitting, walking or standing for extended periods of time.

Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, operate standard office equipment, and use a


See and read a computer screen and printed matter with or without vision aids.

Distinguish colors.

Read and understand rules and policies, labels, and instructions.

Hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the telephone.

Verbal communications, including the ability to speak and hear at normal room levels and on the telephone.

5) Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics are representative of those in a normal office, classroom/school setting which one

might encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable

individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work indoors in a standard office environment, computer lab, and/or classroom environment.

Work is performed in indoor and outdoor environments.

Exposure to dust, oils, and cleaning chemicals.

Some exposure to childhood and other diseases in a school environment.

May be required to work outside of normal workdays and office hours to meet operational deadlines.

Keywords: Aspire Public Schools, Catalina Island , Interim- PT Custodian, Other , South Gate, California

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