ACCEL Schools is hiring a


Columbus, United States

About the Team

ACCEL Schools is seeking a Custodian for Eastland Preparatory Academy in Columbus, OH to maintain the cleanliness and safety of the school building.

Be part of the difference at Eastland Preparatory Academy! Celebrating 10 years of service to the East Columbus community, Eastland is a public charter school providing a continuous EK-12th grade education. The school offers hands-on, project-based learning with character education and a variety of specialty subjects, clubs, and sports. The newly renovated facility includes large, modern classrooms equipped with state-of-the-art technology and a MAC Lab. Eastland Preparatory Academy is part of ACCEL Schools, an established network of public charter schools serving K-12 students throughout the United States since 2014.

About the Opportunity:

  • Keep the school grounds safe, secure, and clean at all times
  • Perform all routine cleaning, housekeeping, and basic maintenance for the school as prescribed by the custodial duty listing, including, but not limited to:
  • Removing trash
  • Cleaning and wiping down of blackboards, hand railings, doors, and other surfaces as needed
  • Changing light bulbs
  • Vacuuming and mopping floors
  • Cleaning windows and disinfecting student and staff restrooms
  • Assisting with cleaning the food service area
  • Painting
  • Set up and takes down lunch tables in the multi-purpose room as required
  • Perform basic electrical, plumbing, and carpentry repairs as needed
  • Maintain the external appearance of the building, including the parking lot, playground, sidewalks, steps, and lawns
  • Perform snow removal activities as needed, including shoveling, snow-blowing, and salting walkways and steps
  • Buff and waxes all floors as needed
  • Prepare the school for special events, such as meetings, open houses, etc.
  • Ensure school ground electronic security systems/emergency systems are working properly
  • Inform School Leader of any damage or wear and tear to school property so that a replacement/refurbishment plan can be initiated
  • Willingness to accept training and apply learned skills
  • Properly maintain all school tools, supplies, and machinery that are used in day to day operations
  • Report to the school on extraordinary event days such as snow days, staff holidays, or other events such as no electric, no water, etc. to inspect the building and ensure the safety and soundness of the building and grounds
  • Contribute to a positive climate and culture by exhibiting high professional standards
  • Understand, accept, abide by, and implement the school’s philosophy and mission statement in all school activities
  • Other duties as assigned

About You:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Successful completion of federal and state criminal background checks
  • Ability to perform physical work in all weather conditions
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 75 lbs.
  • Ability to use outdoor and indoor cleaning equipment
  • Ability to report to work outside of school opening hours
  • Demonstrated punctuality and reliability in reporting to work as scheduled
  • Knowledge of cleaning up and disposal of hazardous and bio-hazardous materials
  • Basic knowledge of and ability to perform simple electrical and plumbing repairs
  • Experience in an urban setting is a plus

About Us

 “We believe that every child should be able to be anything they want in life, regardless of their birthplace and circumstances.” – Ron Packard, CEO & Founder

ACCEL Schools is a network of 80+ high-performing, public charter schools serving PK-12 students. We proudly advocate for school choice and work to address educational inequities throughout the United States. Our schools are inclusive and widely differ to reflect the unique values of the many urban, suburban, and rural communities we serve. Our brick-and-mortar, virtual, and hybrid schools specialize in closing educational gaps and offer innovative models such as career-technical education, sports training, bilingual programming, and more. We have been recognized and praised by legislators, authorizers, and researchers for providing exceptional education options to students in historically under-resourced communities

We offer the following benefits:

Life benefits – time & peace of mind

  • Paid time off
  • Retirement contributions
  • Optional Basic Life and AD&D insurance
  • Voluntary life insurance (employee, spouse, child)
  • Discounted childcare at Early Learning Academies locations

Health benefits – stay well & thrive

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Voluntary short-term disability insurance
  • Voluntary long-term disability insurance

Career benefits – keep growing

  • Career advancement opportunities throughout Accel Schools and our strong network of 4,000+ instructors and education professionals


It is our policy to abide by all federal, state and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination based solely on a person’s race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status, veteran status (including protected veterans), marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, familial status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status except where a reasonable, bona fide occupational qualification exists.

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