School Custodian

at Rocketship Education
Location Nashville, Tennessee
Date Posted July 31, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Not Specified


At Rocketship Public Schools, we believe in the infinite possibility of human potential. We believe that every student deserves the right to dream, to discover, and to develop their unique potential. And it is our responsibility and our privilege to unleash the potential inside every Rocketeer we serve. Our non-profit network of public elementary charter schools propels student achievement, develops exceptional educators, and partners with parents who enable high-quality public schools to thrive in their community. We are a collective of parents, teachers, leaders, and students working together to transform the future for underserved communities across our country. At Rocketship Public Schools, we are unleashing potential.

Rocketship custodians are responsible for caring for our school buildings and performing cleaning and maintenance duties. Custodians are also responsible for sterilization of the school building and other tasks as assigned by the Campus Facilities Custodial Manager to whom the Custodians will report.

Essential Functions:

Floor maintenance (mopping and sweeping)
Service, clean, and supply restrooms.
Refill dispensers daily (toilet paper, soap, etc.) and test to ensure the soap is dispensed.
Install/repair paper towels, toilet paper, and soap dispensers.
Building sterilization
Clean and supply including but not limited to the staff room, front office, lunch, and other designated areas.
Respond to bodily fluid calls from classrooms (vomit, urine, etc.)
Perform general clean-up and all incidents as they arise (clear debris from the floor)
Gather and empty all trash cans (rinse or wash as needed).
Report campus vandalism to Business Operations Manager.
Power wash entrance, walkways, common areas & trash enclosures.
Remove all marks from the walls.
Wash all desktops, chairs, and furniture according to schedule.
Wash all windows inside and out including screens.
Lock all doors as directed by the director of facilities/administration or his/her designee and set an alarm system.
Keep janitorial closet shelves and supplies in neat order and stocked at all times.
Support with setting up and break down of events (as needed)
Student assistance as needed
Assist the Campus Facilities Custodial Manager & Business Operations Manager as needed
Will be responsible for deep cleaning 4 times a year.


Commitment to Rocketship's mission, vision, and goals
Warm, friendly & service-oriented
1-2 years of Porter/Janitorial experience
Ability to lift 25-50lbs
Ability to work outside
Attention to detail
Flexibility and a willingness to learn
Ability to work some evening and weekend events (as needed)

Pay expectations:

Full time includes comprehensive benefits package
$15.50+ per hour based on relevant years of experience


Rocketship Nashville Northeast - 2526 Dickerson Pike Nashville, TN 37207

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and communicate with both adults and children. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally climb ladders. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to high.


Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Rocketship Public Schools provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Rocketship Public Schools complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Rocketship Public Schools expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Rocketship Public Schools' employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated. Click here for our Sexual Harassment Policy and here for our Title IX Policy. For questions, concerns, or complaints, please contact Equity/Discrimination Title IX Compliance Officer, Kenzie Kilb. Email: . Address: 350 Twin Dolphin Drive, Suite 109, Redwood City, CA 94065. Phone: ext. 115.

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