We are looking to appoint a hardworking and reliable Site Manger to join our team. At Oakfield Primary Academy we inspire children to believe in themselves and each other. We create a safe, happy and inclusive environment that encourages independence, resilience and learning.
Together we are curious and creative we love to learn new things and discover new skills and ask lots of questions.
We are committed to working in partnership with our community and teach our children to be respectful citizens, preparing them for the challenge and opportunities of our future world.
We celebrate our diversity and nurture our differences. We are all unique.
As a key member of our school community, our Site Manager will be:
•Responsible for managing caretaking services to all buildings forming the school site, ensuring a safe and secure environment.
•Undertaking weekly, monthly and termly statutory checks in accordance with the school’s Health and Safety Policy i.e. fire alarm checks, water testing.
•Have responsibility for undertaking minor or temporary maintenance and repairs.
•Act as a point of contact for the contractors and contract cleaning staff.
•Ensuring our grounds are maintained, safe and tidy.
•Responsible to the Head teacher or nominated representative for the effective provision of caretaking, cleaning and site maintenance routines and responding to emergencies relating to the site as necessary.
•Considerate and have a ‘can do’ attitude.
32.5 Hours per Week
Hours: 32.5 hours per week, all year-round contract. Hours: 6.30-9.30am, 2.45pm – 6.15pm
Start Date: December 2021
We would love to hear from you if you are an individual who has:
•Knowledge and experience of building and facilities management
•Understanding the importance of security for child protection
•Knowledge and understanding of health and safety
•Good communication skills
•Time management and the ability to prioritise and manage workload effectively in a fast paced environment
•Ability to understand and follow policies and procedures
•Ability to use initiative and be proactive
•Flexible approach to duties
•Reliability and punctuality
•Be able to operate cleaning equipment, machinery and tools and undertake basic maintenance
•Have minor maintenance skills (e.g. plumbing, electrical, glazing, woodwork).
•Understand basic administrative systems (lettings, extra hours, maintenance hotline, ordering) .
•Can solve straightforward problems and respond to unforeseen circumstances (e.g. hazards, accidents etc.)
•Friendly and a good team player
We can offer you:
•Strong, supportive leadership and a caring, enthusiastic, and hardworking staff team
•Professional development and training, with support from REAch2 Academy Trust Estates team.
•Encouragement to develop new ideas
•The opportunity to make a real difference and support our school ethos
Oakfield Primary Academy, part of REAch2 Academy Trust, is a growing school which has been rated good by Ofsted. REAch2 Academy Trust is the largest primary-only academy trust in the country. REAch2 is a family connected by a common desire to learn from each other, share experiences and be mutually supportive across the entire academy community.
We work as a team to deliver exceptional learning opportunities for all pupils in REAch2.
Additional Information & How to Apply
If you would like to visit or have an informal discussion about the role, please contact the School Business Manager on 01788 565021. Email: email@example.com
REAch2 Academy Trust have an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Trust’s online Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form separately.
Closing date: 26/11/2021
Interview date: w/c 29/11/2021
Oakfield Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.