Site Maintenance Manager

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Priorslee, Telford
£10.83ph Term Time plus 4 Weeks
30 Sep 2021
18 Oct 2021
Job Ref
Fay Hurford
Contract Type
Working Pattern
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Site Maintenance Manager

Redhill Primary Academy has an opportunity for a professional, highly committed and experienced individual to fill the role of Site Maintenance Manager.

Responsibilities include:
General caretaking/site maintenance duties (including opening and closing the Academy)
Basic maintenance and repairs
Waste management
Health and safety checks
Ensuring a high standard of cleanliness and security

The successful applicant will be a key holder and will be required to respond to out of hours calls when needed. 

The ideal candidate will have excellent organisational skills and the ability to work on their own initiative.  They must have a keen eye for detail and have a good range of DIY skills which are essential for this role.  The successful candidate will also need to be able to manage physically challenging duties such as snow clearing and gritting in the winter, as well as general day to day porterage in school. 

During term time, the successful candidate will work split shifts in order to be present on site before and after school.

Although the post is advertised as term-time, plus 4 weeks, at times when the school is closed, there could be additional hours for essential works needed during the school holidays or at weekends.  Our Site Maintenance Manager will need to work flexibly at all times as priorities and work hours could change at short notice.

There will be a requirement to undertake training appropriate to the post.

Desirable Candidates will need to

  • be self-motivated and flexible with accomplished time management and excellent organisational skills;
  • have considerable previous experience within site management, desirably within a school or similar setting;
  • have a positive attitude and a can do approach;
  • be able to use their own initiative;
  • have line management experience;
  • be able to liaise with external contractors including negotiating prices for small jobs;
  • have general handyman skills;
  • have general Health and Safety knowledge;
  • have an awareness of COSHH.

Please see the job description and person specification for further information.

If you feel that you have the skills, abilities and experience that we are looking for and are interested in working in an environment committed to improving the learning outcomes for children, we would be very pleased to hear from you.

The Headteacher is seeking to appoint the following post:

Site Maintenance Manager

£10.83 per hour 

Monday - Friday

25 Hours per week (in the first instance)

Term Time + 4 weeks

Potential candidates must have good English, Maths and communication skills.  A minimum of C&G/GNVQ or considerable relevant previous experience in a specific trade is essential.

Please email completed application forms to or hand deliver to Redhill Primary Academy, Gatcombe Way, Priorslee, Telford TF2 9GZ. You can also view more information about our school by visiting our web page at:

Closing date: 11th October 2021

Start date: ASAP (DBS dependent)

Interview Dates:  13th and 14th October 2021

Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted, otherwise they may assume that, on this occasion, their application has been unsuccessful. Thank you for your interest in this vacancy.

This post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English as stated in the person specification.

This school is committed to safeguarding children and young people.  All successful candidates are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.  Please see the safeguarding policies on the school’s website.

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