Housekeeper (Part Time) 


Reference number: JR233629

Location: Kaplan Living Nottingham

Working pattern: Part-Time - Hours of work – Monday – Friday 16 hours a week. There will be the odd occasion for weekend work based on our arrivals schedule.

Contract Type: Permanent 

Number of roles: 1

Salary: £10.90 Per hour




We are looking for a Housekeeper (Part Time) to join our team. 


You will be responsible for cleaning designated areas within the accommodation building and take responsibility for the Housekeeping Induction for all our students, teaching them good hygiene and cooking safety practices.



A detailed job description can be viewed here   


What you’ll bring to the role 

  • Embrace the ‘more than just a room’ philosophy of Kaplan Residences

  • Have a passion for customer care and a sensitivity to students needs

  • Have experience in a customer facing environment

  • Ability to offer flexibility in working hours

  • Maintain confidentiality

Essential skills/ experience

  • Have experience in customer service, hospitality or student service provision, ideally accommodation

  • Ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines

  •  Good communication and customer care skills

  • Capable of working with minimum supervision

  • Work as a team player and pass on knowledge to others



What we do 

Part of Kaplan Inc., one of the world’s most diversified education businesses, Kaplan Living is a leading provider of Purpose-built Student Accommodation in the UK. We provide accommodation primarily for Kaplan International Pathways Colleges and Kaplan International English Schools along with a provision for University and Direct Let accommodation.   



What we offer 


As well as a competitive salary, paths for career progression, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes: 


  • 28 days annual leave* 

  • Big discounts on Kaplan courses for you and your family

  • 24/7 confidential helpline providing counselling and other support services 

  • Company pension contributions 

  • Maternity, Adoption, Shared Parental and Paternity/Partner pay which is well above statutory levels 

  • Medicash Health Cash Plan 


*Please note that the annual leave entitlement will be calculated on a pro rata basis if the role is part time. 



How to apply 

To apply for this role please submit a CV along with a Cover Letter detailing how you meet the requirements of the role no later than 30th September 2023. Note, we recommend that you apply at the earliest as we reserve the right to close the role before the closing date if we have gathered a suitable shortlist.  



Additional Application Information 


As part of our commitment to safeguarding, depending on the nature of the role, successful candidates may be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.  

Applicants must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK. Applicants working outside the UK may be required to produce a police check from the relevant country. 


Application Support  

If you require support completing your application or wish to talk to someone about the role before applying, please complete the following form. 

Disability Confident Scheme and Reasonable Adjustments 

At Kaplan International Pathways, we're dedicated to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive global workforce. As equal opportunity employers, we ensure fair treatment for all employees, safeguarding them from discrimination based on protected characteristics as defined in the Equality Act 2010, and beyond. 


We actively welcome individuals from varied backgrounds to apply for roles within our organisation, appreciating the distinct viewpoints and contributions they offer. We especially encourage applications from underrepresented groups, including diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+ individuals, women, people with visible and hidden disabilities, and individuals of any age or family status. 


Furthermore, we proudly endorse and provide a platform for our Employee Resource Groups, such as Kaplan Pride, Higher Ground Race, Ethnicity and Cultural Heritage Group, and Parents and Carers. These groups serve as vital forums for support, connection, and advocacy within our company

Following the submission of an application, applicants will receive details of how to request their application be considered under our Disability Confident Scheme.  Applicants will also be given information on how to request reasonable adjustments if selected for interview. 

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