Custodial Worker

Job | Posted a year ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


LEAD Charter School
Job Description: LEAD Day Custodian
The LEAD Day Custodian will help support our efforts to provide a safe and sanitary school environment to allow students to focus on instruction. S/he will: 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. The Custodian will be part of Operations Team and report directly to the Head of School and school manager(s).

Qualifications and Certification
  • Possesses a high school diploma or equivalent training/experience.
  • Has previous experience in custodial-­type work.
  • Is in good health and able to meet the demands of the position including, but not limited to being able to lift a minimum of 75 pounds.
  • Successfully completes required criminal history proof of U.S. citizenship or legal resident status.
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and/or acceptable.
  • Firm commitment to and belief in LEAD’s mission. 
  • Cleans floors of classrooms, offices, special rooms, corridors, stairs, entrances, lobbies and cafeteria, as assigned.
  • Removes debris on sidewalks leading to the building, or 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.
  • Cleans univents and filters as needed and in accordance with preventative maintenance procedures.
  • Oils and services all motors and mechanical equipment in areas assigned in accordance with preventative maintenance procedures.
  • Regulates heat, ventilation and air conditioning systems to provide temperatures appropriate to the seasons in accordance with preventative maintenance procedures.
  • Performs preventative maintenance in accordance with established district 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 established schedule.
  • Moves furniture and equipment within the building as directed by the principal or head custodian.
  • Stores supplies and delivers supplies to teachers as directed.
  • Performs light maintenance and painting tasks, as needed and directed.
  • Cleans glass of the lobby and entrance doors as required.
  • Sets up, breaks down, and cleans the cafeteria/shared space room as scheduled or as needed.
  • Shovels, plows and/or sands walks, driveways, parking areas and steps as directed.
  • Remains on the school premises during work hours and unless otherwise authorized.
  • Follows established procedures to ensure staff and student safety in the building (i.e., Locks specified doors to limit building access once school is in session).
  • Obeys all fire and environmental laws and regulations relating to the plant operation.
  • Removes trash and other materials from school grounds in accordance with established schedule.
  • Participates in staff development opportunities to enhance job-­related skills and knowledge.
  • Perform other tasks as may be assigned by the Head of School and school manager(s). 

Posted By

LEAD Charter School

201 Bergen Street , Newark, NJ 07103

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LEAD Charter School

201 Bergen Street , Newark, NJ 07103

Compare with State

Amount per Student

State Average: $19,422

% ELL Students

State Average: 5%

Student Teacher Ratio

State Average: 12.25

% IEP Students

State Average: 16%


State Average: 345