This is an interim PT position for the 2021-22 school year.
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..
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
The Custodian cleans and maintains the school facility to ensure
a safe, secure, and comfortable environment conducive to
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- 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
- 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
- Ability and willingness to safely meet the physical
requirements necessary to perform the required duties,
ability to lift, carry, push, pull and move heavy objects on a
- 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:
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.
Read and understand rules and policies, labels, and
Hear and understand speech at normal levels and on the
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
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
May be required to work outside of normal workdays and office
hours to meet operational deadlines.