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Site Manager

Vacancy Summary
Hylands Primary School
Grade 4 Points 10 - 15
Hylands Primary School
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
27/11/2020 at 16:00 PM
Vacancy Description


Hylands Primary School

Working together, striving for excellence

Granger Way, Hornchurch, RM1 2RU                                              

E-mail: office@hylands.havering.sch.uk

Phone: 01708 743704 Fax: 01708 730812                                          

Head teacher: Mr. S Bowers


Site Manager

Required January 2021

36 hours per week Mon – Fri (10.00am – 6pm)

+ Lettings (Currently Wed eve and Sat am - overtime)

52 weeks per year

Grade 4 Scale point 10 -15

Staff Managed: Up to 10 staff -Part-time Assistant School keeper, Assistant to the Site Manager and a team of cleaners including full performance management duties

Actual Salary Range £24,258 - £26,520 p.a.

Reports To:      School Business Manager

Do you want to work in a happy school with fun loving children and a dedicated team of positive staff? Do you take pride in your work and enjoy helping others?

Hylands Primary School is a vibrant and friendly primary school, with a strong sense of community, and an inclusive, caring ethos led by a strong set of core values. We are looking to appoint a well organised, proactive, enthusiastic, and committed individual with strong interpersonal, and communication skills for the Site Manager position within our School

The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of site management including a wide range of duties and responsibilities connected with the buildings and grounds of the school.

If you are energetic, driven and want to work at a school where there is a very strong team ethic dedicated to helping children learn and achieve the best possible outcomes, then we strongly encourage you to visit the school and see what we have to offer.


Job Purpose and Context

A Site Manager will normally be in sole charge of a school site and be responsible for making sure the premises are safe, secure and ready for use on a day-to-day by pupils, staff and other school users. The Site Manager may have an assistant and s/he may be required to live in specified premises for the better performance of the responsibilities of the post.

The main responsibilities of the Site Manager will include being accountable for:

  • Facilities management, which may include lettings and extended school use
  • Leading and Managing the site staff, including Cleaners and site contractors
  • Cleaning, and a personal responsibility for cleaning at height
  • First line and emergency maintenance and repairs
  • Site safety and security
  • Portering, which may include heavy lifting
  • And monitoring the use of the school site by other people.
  • Source companies and organise all servicing, comparing quotes and managing contractors. Implement work once approved by the School Business Manager
  • Keep up to date records of all checks and servicing undertaken reporting all checks on the Smartlog system.
  • Assisting the School Business Manager with Risk Assessments where appropriate.

The amount of time spent on any of the responsibilities above can vary from site to site and depend on the time of year and whether or not the school is in use. (Schools are often in use when pupils are not on the premises). The Site Manager may supervise a group of cleaners or be responsible for the quality of cleaning provided by specialist providers.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by telephoning Mrs. Clare Brindle, School Business Manager, on 01708 743704. Opt 2.

This position is subject to an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau disclosure check. Hylands Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Hylands Primary School is an Equal Opportunities employer.

Closing date for applications: 27th November 2020 at 4pm

Interviews: Monday 7th December 2020

Please assume that if you have not had any acknowledgement of your application that you have not been successful.

Equal Opportunities
We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all.

Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The protection of our students from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our school, superseding any other considerations.

Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (September 2018) guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability.

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the Council
How to apply

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