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[SY 22-23] School Custodian

KIPP Chicago
Chicago, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
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About KIPP Chicago

At KIPP Chicago, we are guided by a simple, yet powerful mission: Together with families and communities, we create joyful, academically excellent schools that prepare students with the skills and confidence to pursue the paths they choose—college, career, and beyond—so they can lead fulfilling lives and build a more just world. Our campuses are located in the Austin, Englewood, North Lawndale, and West Humboldt Park neighborhoods. KIPP Chicago also advises over 2000 KIPP alumni currently in high school or college through our KIPP Forward program.  KIPP Chicago is the highest-performing network of schools in Chicago, as measured by our city’s school quality index.  We attract, develop, and retain a diverse and talented staff of educators. Our students and families choose our schools because our teachers are exceptional educators who work together as a collective to ensure students achieve and thrive.  For more data and information about our successes and vision for the future, visit

Job Description

KIPP Chicago is seeking a Part-Time Custodian.  The Custodians ensures school facilities are kept in clean, safe condition for students and staff in coordination with other custodians.

The responsibilities specific to the Custodian are:


  • Opening and/or closing building

  • Daily cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting of bathrooms, classrooms, common areas, exterior grounds, hallways, offices, etc.

  • Follow all school-wide Covid-19 safety procedures and policies  

  • Restocking cleaning equipment and supplies

  • Responding to occasional student accidents, including blood, urine, and vomit

  • Preparing facilities for special events and visitors

  • Other duties as assigned by the Lead Custodian

  • Sense of urgency and high quality work as it relates to maintaining a clean facility  

Customer Service

  • Resolving staff requests efficiently and politely

  • Responding to emergencies with a sense of urgency


The ideal Custodian will:

  • Have two or more years successful custodial/maintenance experience (required)

  • Be able to perform basic physical activity, including lifting items UP TO 50 pounds and frequent bending, climbing, standing, and walking (required)

  • Be able to work in an environment featuring chemicals and cleaning solutions, dust, inclement weather (required)

  • Have a proven track-record of professionalism (required)

  • Believe strongly in the mission and values of KIPP (required)

  • Have strong oral and written communication skills (required)

  • Have prior experience in schools (preferred)

  • Be able to pass a CPS background check (required)

  • Documentation of full Covid-19 Vaccination by 10/15/2021, unless approved medical or religious exemption (required)

Additional Information


KIPP Chicago Schools offers a competitive compensation and benefits package:

  • The hourly rate for the role will be $16/hr, to be paid in semi-monthly installments for hours worked, as scheduled by the campus Director of Operations.

  • Competitive rates for medical insurance and short-term disability insurance.  Dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, and long-term disability insurance are offered at no cost.

  • An additional, optional 403(b) retirement account

  • Robust professional development



KIPP Chicago is committed to a policy of equal treatments for all individuals applying for employment. KIPP Chicago does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, national or ethnic background.

KIPP Chicago


Chicago, IL