Site Health & Safety Supervisor (Flax Hill Junior Academy)

Flax Hill Junior Academy, Tamworth, Staffordshire
£20,043, – 23,953 (Annual pro rata salary £16,251 – £19,421) – Salary is negotiable for the right ca
06 May 2022
20 May 2022
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern

Mercia Primary Academy Trust


Senior Site Technician/Health and Safety Supervisor (five days a week – 30 hours per week)


Required ASAP at Flax Hill Junior Academy, Chestnut Avenue, Tamworth, B79 8QZ.  Website:


The Governing Board of Flax Hill Junior Academy (part of Mercia Primary Academy Trust) is seeking to appoint a senior site technician/health and safety supervisor to assist with the effective operation of the school.


This is an extremely exciting opportunity to join our school staff and take responsibility with the management and organisation of our substantial school site and buildings.


We would be extremely keen to hear about your experience and what you can offer our school.


The successful candidate must:


  • Have experience of working within a maintenance environment and knowledge of health and safety procedures/legislation. Have a range of practical knowledge and skills in order to perform caretaking tasks. Be able to demonstrate a strong ability to use their own initiative. Have a positive attitude with excellent communication skills. Have the skills required to build good relationships with contractors working within school as well as with pupils, parents and staff. Job Description (Please see Job Description and Person Specification for full details of roles and responsibilities):
  • Routine and non-routine opening and closing and security of premises and grounds. Act as a key holder and deal with minor security/safety issues, and respond appropriately to the alarm company, police call-outs and other emergencies outside normal working hours. Provision of access to the building and grounds to authorised persons at all reasonable times. Maintaining constant awareness of the physical condition of the building, furniture and equipment and taking appropriate steps to ensure maintenance and repairs when necessary. Carrying out maintenance and repairs to the building, furniture and equipment within the scope of a competent handy person. Operation of the heating and lighting systems; monitoring usage and promoting energy conversation in the school. Monthly water hygiene testing, and weekly flushing of infrequent outlets will need to form part of the role. The monitoring of all statutory tests and inspections will need to form part of the role. To review inspection reports and action/obtain quotes for necessary defects or repairs. To carry out planned preventative maintenance to drains, roofs, doors and windows. To maintain a record of maintenance requests. Porterage duties as required and particularly the laying out of the furniture and other equipment for timetabled activities without direct instruction. Monitor stock levels and inform the School Office of requirements. Have knowledge and awareness of health and safety practices and policies, have an understanding of COSHH regulations, maintaining records where required. Carry out cleaning work as allocated Be willing to undertake training relevant to the role, including annual safeguarding training. Maintaining the closest possible communications with the School Office, Trust Business Manager and staff of the school, and ensuring an up-to-date knowledge of the needs which will arise in connection with planned activities in the school.

Visits to the school are encouraged. Please contact the school office to make an appointment. 


If you are interested in applying for this vital position at our school, please complete the application form, recruitment monitoring form and pre-employment health questionnaire and return by email to by midday on Friday 20th May 2022.


All applicants must complete a Staffordshire County Council application form.  CVs will not be accepted.


This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please view our policies via




This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.




Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.




Closing date for applications: Noon on 20th May 2022


Interviews will be held w/c: 23rd May 2022


Contract type: Full Time 30 hours - Monday to Friday 7.30am to 1:30pm


Hours of work (during term time, including INSET days with flexible working during the school holidays)


Contract: Permanent / Whole Year




Flax Hill Junior Academy


Chestnut Avenue




B79 8QZ


Tel: 01827 215333






*It is an offence to apply for a role which involves engaging in regulated activity relevant to children if you have been barred from engaging in regulated activity with children.


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