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Inspire Learning & Build our better world.

The purpose of AISJ is to provide exceptional educational experiences in a diverse and nurturing environment in order to inspire learning and build our better world. We cultivate an inclusive community of learners so that we empower global citizens to fulfil their future purpose.

Community Principles

The American International School of Johannesburg fosters a positive school culture, aspires to create a sense of belonging for everyone, and is committed to Community Principles that include:

  • We are better when we act together.
  • Our differences make us stronger.
  • Every voice counts. Every voice matters.
  • Every team needs individuals. Every individual needs a team.

The American International School of Johannesburg is committed to fostering justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion throughout our school community, and we are continually furthering our practices and behaviors as we strive to live these ideals.

Position Overview

American International school of Johannesburg seeks to recruit an experienced cleaners to join our team on a Fixed Term Contract. Successful candidate should ensure that the school buildings are maintained to a high standard of cleanliness. Buildings include but not limited to, classrooms, laboratories, offices, and communal areas such as stairs, corridors, and sports centre.


  • Cleaning experience within a school environment is desirable
  • Experience of cleaning procedures and the use of cleaning equipment.
  • Knowledge of Manual Handling and general Health and Safety legislation.
  • Excellent time-management skills
  • Honest and respectful manner
  • Flexible approach to work

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure buildings are maintained and cleaned to meet the required standard
  • Perform daily routine and detail cleaning of campus building interior and exterior areas assigned by supervisor.
  • Ensure all work is carried out in a cost effective and competent manner.
  • Effective communication with all internal and external customers
  • Carry out visual inspection on all machinery and equipment prior to use.
  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations and the use of Personal Protective Equipment where appropriate.
  • Ensure visibility of slippery and other warning notices when carrying out cleaning operations
  • Be aware of Emergency Procedures
  • Adhere to cleaning colour coding at all times.
  • Be aware of risk Assessments associated with activities.
  • Manage workload accordingly to avoid unnecessary extended hours.
    • Show a solid understanding of customer needs, seeks out customer input to better understand needs, and develops ideas to meet those needs.
  • Follow through on commitments, despite time pressures or obstacles, and maintains relevant communication with customers until job is completed.
  • Provide feedback and healthy dialogue on performance and operational issues,
  • Adapts easily to changes and adheres to decided actions.
  • Successful candidate will be expected to assist in other duties within the department at times of heavy workload, sickness, and staff absences.

Working Hours

  • Dayshift – 07:00a.m. – 16:00 p.m.
  • Nightshift – 14:30p.m. – 22:30 p.m. (Nightshift will be accommodated on campus)


In order to complete the AISJ application process, complete the electronic form. Information captured on this form will be stored on a secure database and will be used to complete a quick reference check on vacancy compatibility.

Child Protection Statement

AISJ maintains strong child protection policies & procedures, this ensures that our students can pursue their education in a safe, secure, and caring environment. All faculty and staff are required to undergo criminal background checks, attend annual training sessions, and sign a safeguarding agreement.


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