SCHOOL SITE MANAGER
Salary Grade: WHFNJC L
Salary Band: £15,854.59 - £18,576.48 per annum
Location: Tregoze Primary School
Contract Type: All Year Round
Contract Term: Permanent
Closing Date: Sunday 21 June 2020
Interview Date: Monday, 29 June 2020
Hours: 30 pw
Start: August 2020
About the Opportunity:
Do you have a hands-on approach to your work? Do you take pride in presentation of your work and enjoy a challenge? If so, please read on and apply!
As a valued and dependable member of our Estates/Facilities Management team, you will manage the school premises in order to ensure a high standard of cleanliness and maintenance, whilst at the same time ensuring a safe learning environment for our children.
We need someone who will be responsible for the maintenance and security of the school premises, including the opening and locking of the premises and ensuring a trained second key holder to cover any periods of absence. The working pattern will therefore be a split shift system covering mornings and afternoons. Ideally you will be flexible to changes of needs and able to reprioritise your workload and work on your own initiative where necessary.
We require someone to be responsible for the premises outside of normal working hours in regards to locking/unlocking and any additional cleaning, setting of security alarm systems, carrying out security checks and responding to emergency calls. As part of your role you will also undertake a range of re-decoration and minor maintenance work as agreed with your line manager, e.g. minor plumbing, carpentry, light bulb change, unblocking of drains, repairing furniture, litter picks, gritting, sweeping etc.
The School Site Manager will be responsible for the day to day cleanliness of the premises inside and out and will undertake cleaning duties where required including collecting/assembling waste for collection and receiving deliveries of goods/equipment.
- GCSE Maths and English grade C+ or equivalent desirable
- Previous Handyman/Caretaker/Facilities Management experience
- Working knowledge of moving & handling procedures
- Basic level IT literacy desirable
We know that your role requires you to put a lot of time and effort into it and because of this we believe you should be rewarded. As a White Horse Federation employee you will have access to benefits listed below.
Some benefits are accessible by all staff irrespective of their contract type (T). Some are only eligible to permanent (P) employees following a successful probation period as noted:
- Car Purchase scheme (P)
- Reward Gateway discounts (P&T)
- Cashback healthcare plan (P)
- Discounted gym membership scheme (P&T)
- Hire purchase Cycle to Work scheme (P)
- Free and confidential advice, information and counselling service (P&T)
- Excellent Pension scheme (P&T)
Why Work With Us:
The WHF is a Multi-Academy Trust which supports Primary, Secondary and Special schools in the south of England. At its heart is a belief that we want to develop the type of schools that we would be proud to send our own children to. We do this with a relentless drive for academic excellence blended with a shared moral purpose and shared values but also with an awful lot of fun and happiness in our schools. We genuinely believe in partnership working with our schools, the pupils and their parents and the wider community each serves to create the best possible outcomes for our children.
We also believe that our colleagues are among the finest in the country and we are proud to empower them through support, training and career opportunities. With such outstanding staff we are able to ensure every student achieves all that they are capable of and more, regardless of background, culture, heritage or ability.
The White Horse Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful for this position you will be expected to apply for a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before appointment is confirmed. References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview.
Tregoze Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.