SCHOOL SITE MANAGER

Working hours: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Salary: Grade D £20,493.00 - £23,080.00 (Depending on experience)

Job Type: Permanent

Start date: As soon as possible

Closing date: 9.00am 30th November 2020

Interviews: 7th December 2020

Learning Academies Trust have an exciting opportunity at Mount Wise Primary School for an experienced School Site Manager. The school is looking for an innovative, hardworking and enthusiastic School Site Manager to join the team and lead on developing and maintaining the stimulating learning environment for the children at the school.

The successful candidate will have previous experience in a similar role, be organised and highly motivated. Site Manager candidates should have a proven ability of dealing with multiple tasks to meet time deadlines and working effectively under pressure. You will work successfully as part of a team, building positive relationships with staff and key stakeholders both within the Trust and with external providers.

The successful Site Manager candidate will:

· Have experience in instructing and supervising maintenance and cleaning staff.

· Take responsibility for the security and safety of the school buildings and site.

· Undertake statutory checks including daily/weekly/monthly recording where required.

· Be a key holder and attend emergency callouts for the school.

· Be able to undertake general repairs and maintenance to the buildings and maintain the site to a high standard. site maintained to a high standard.

· Have a proven ability in planning and prioritising repairs, including liaising with the Trust’s Estates Manager.

· Be pro-active in identifying maintenance issues/defects and act to minimise cost.

· Work in a flexible manner to meet the needs of pupils and the school.

· Facilitate maintenance work by specialist contractors and supervise to ensure H&S compliance.

This is an excellent opportunity for you to make a real difference, significantly contributing to the quality education provision we strive to achieve not only at Mount Wise Primary School but across our Trust. In return for your hard work and dedication, we will support you to learn and develop in the role, enabling you to achieve your career aspirations.

With eight individual primary schools, the Learning Academies Trust is the largest primary school trust in Plymouth and the first education employer in Plymouth to achieve the Livewell Southwest Wellbeing at Work Bronze Award. The Trust is committed to supporting the wellbeing of all staff and is proud to work closely with official bodies to ensure we have a holistic approach to staff wellbeing.

If you believe you can demonstrate the dedication, skills and passion required, we look forward to receiving your application. Completed applications can be submitted by email to [email protected] by 9.00am 30th November 2020. Application forms are available from the school website www.mountwiseprimary.co.uk or the Trust website www.learningat.uk.

To request a virtual tour of the school, please contact the Estates Manager: 07501715162 or email [email protected]

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment is subject to an Enhanced DBS and satisfactory references.