Site and Buildings Supervisor - Gorsemoor Primary School

Cannock, Staffordshire
FTE £27,041 to £31,346 FTE
10 Jun 2021
24 Jun 2021
Amanda Priddey
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
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Site and Buildings Supervisor

Location:                    Gorsemoor Primary School

Employer:                  Staffordshire County Council

Contract type:           Permanent, All Year

Working Pattern:       Monday – Thursday    6.30am – 10.30am and 2.30pm – 6.00pm

Friday                          6.30am – 10.00am and 2.30pm – 6.00pm

Hours:                         37 hours per week

Salary:                        Grade 8 Point 22 to 27 – (FTE £27,041 to £31,346)

Gorsemoor Primary School are seeking to appoint a reliable, professional, and practical individual to join our support staff team in the role of Site and Building Supervisor.

At Gorsemoor, we pride ourselves on placing the children at the centre of all that we do, enabling them to reach their potential in both their academic and personal achievements.  As a member of the support staff team, the successful candidate will be key to ensuring the highest of standards for our pupils, by taking overall responsibility for efficient and effective caretaking and through supporting our school in providing a safe and well-maintained learning environment.

We are proud of our:

  • a shared moral commitment to secure the best outcomes for all pupils
  • pupils who are engaged, well-behaved and love to learn
  • caring, dedicated and knowledgeable team of staff and governors
  • high expectations and vision for school improvement
  • commitment to continuing professional development
  • a warm friendly atmosphere
  • a very supportive staff who have a desire to take the school forward
  • interested and supportive parents

The post holder will be responsible for general site duties, as outlined below, alongside facilities management; contributing to strategic planning and formulating health and safety policies/risk assessments. The duties of the post are varied so the ability to prioritise workload, work under pressure and a high level of flexibility is required.  The role will require practical maintenance and repair skills alongside more administrative tasks and strategic thinking.  You will need to possess strong organisational and administrative skills, together with IT and communication skills. 

The successful candidate will need to be fit and able to cope with physically challenging duties, have good communication skills and be ready to deal with a variety of situations.  Our Site and Buildings Supervisor will need to work flexibly at all times. Hours may, on occasion, vary depending upon the needs of the school and occasions may arise, when an earlier start time or later finish may be needed.  Out of hours emergency calls may also occur. 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Opening and closing the premises and responding to emergency call outs
  • Improvement, maintenance and cleanliness of the school building and grounds.
  • Ensuring that the building and site facilities are available for school use and other users, whenever they are needed.
  • Managing health & safety and compliance of the site, developing policy and undertaking risk assessments or COSHH procedures as appropriate.

    Previous experience of site management, caretaking or security, minor maintenance work and working on a school site are desirable but are not essential, as full training will be given.  Previous training on the subject of building management and health and safety would again be desirable but is not essential.

    Please take the time to read our Candidate Letter, Recruitment Pack and the Person Specification below.  If your personal and professional qualities match those we seek, then you may be the person to join our team.  Visits to the school are positively encouraged and can be arranged by contacting the school office, on 01543 274788.

    Additional information and how to apply:

    Should you wish to apply for this position, please return your completed application form, along with a cover letter, to by the closing date shown below.  Successful applicants will be notified via email, if they have been selected for interview.

    Closing Date:             24.06.2021 at 10.00am

    Shortlisting:              28.06.2021

    Interviews:                 05.07.2021

    The position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure & Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose all criminal convictions.  Further details regarding this check are available by visiting 

    This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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