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  • Start date details

    May 2024

  • Closing date

    24 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Catering, cleaning and site management

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours, 52 weeks

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Grade D £25,628 - £28,326

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Be a proactive person, with a can-do attitude.
  • Be competent at DIY and general site maintenance.
  • Have the ability to lead a team, coordinating duties and prioritising tasks effectively.
  • Have a keen eye for improvement, with the ability to notice and act on areas to develop the school site.

What the school offers its staff

  • Be part of our friendly welcoming team – you join our Kings’ family who live by our motto, Una Laborantes (Working together).
  • Feel valued and recognised for your contributions, whilst being actively encouraged and supported in maintaining a healthy work-life balance.
  • Park onsite, at the front of school in a secure accessible car park, equipped with EV charging spaces.
  • Feel the benefits of working in the beautiful Hampshire countryside, on a large campus surrounded by greenery and open spaces.
  • Have access to our free staff swim sessions weekly in our indoor heated pool.
  • Be able to opt into the Local Government Pension Scheme, with guaranteed benefits.
  • Receive support 24/7/365 from our Employee Assistance Program including up to 6 free counselling sessions per year.
  • Be entitled to 24 days annual leave + bank holidays, increasing with service.

Further details about the role

We are looking for a Deputy Site Manager to join our School Site Team. You will support the Site Manager with the effective running and management of the School Site, including site security, electrical testing, building maintenance, and grounds maintenance.

This is a highly rewarding role, on a stunning campus which houses several buildings including classrooms, large halls, a Community Centre with indoor heated pool, as well as multiple fields with games pitches and an astro-turf. The Deputy Site Manager will work alongside the Site Manager with responsibility for overseeing and coordinating the daily operations of two Site Supervisors and two Site Cleaners, ensuring the school site is kept clean, safe, and secure.

We provide comprehensive training for this role, as well as uniform. The Site Team are encouraged and supported in completing courses in areas of interest for them, if they wish, for example swimming pool maintenance, PAT testing, general site maintenance, plumbing and more. General duties include:

  • Supporting the Site Manager in overseeing the effective and efficient management/delivery of the school site maintenance programme.
  • Assisting with supervising the day-to-day delivery of site operations ensuring tasks are completed by order of priority, risk and safety concern.
  • Promoting the maintenance, improvement, and development of the Internal and External School Site, ensuring a safe and visually pleasing School environment.
  • Arranging repairs, order replacements for required equipment, as reported by Site Supervisors
  • Monitoring performance of contractors raising issues with site manager, liaising with Hampshire County Council regarding specialist maintenance e.g. electrical.

If you have any questions about the role, application process or life at Kings’, please do get in touch to 01962 861 161 or recruit@kings-winchester.hants.sch.uk

How to apply

Download and complete an application form and email a copy to recruit@kings-winchester.hants.sch.uk by the stated closing date. Please note, we can only accept CV’s with an accompanying application form and we are not able to support with sponsorship for this role.

The advert may close and/or interviews may be held earlier than the stated date, therefore we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible if you are interested in this role.

Commitment to safeguarding

Kings’ School and Hampshire County Council are absolutely committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly a Criminal Records Bureau check) along with other relevant employment checks.

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About Kings' School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1795 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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Kings’ is an oversubscribed, happy, and successful school, offering exceptional, well rounded, and individualised education for 1800 11–16-year-olds.

Our vision is clear, Working Together to Achieve Inspiring Futures, Exceptional Character, and Academic Excellence, and this is evidenced every day. Our positive ethos is evident from the first few minutes in school and is seen in the quality of relationships between all members of our school community.

We recognise the importance of staff wellbeing and voice. Our staff are at the forefront of every decision and are encouraged and supported in voicing their opinions through various forums and channels. Having adopted the DFE Wellbeing Charter, we are committed to protecting, improving, and promoting mental health and wellbeing at Kings’, we have a dedicated Committee, who meet regularly to discuss and implement “Kings’ Wellbeing” initiatives and a “Kings’ Portal” for staff to access all things wellbeing.

Throughout their time at Kings’, we support each of our pupils in their unique passions and talents, providing a wide arrange of diverse subjects and opportunities, and helping our ambitious, determined children to find confidence and joy in their work – now and in the future.

We are reminded of our vision by our motto, Una Laborantes (Working Together). Our values act as our inspiration and navigation in our learning, our work, and our life at school as we work together for our pupil’s personal growth and future academic success.

The care provided by our pastoral staff is outstanding and, through a focus on high expectations and positive relationships and with support from our Kings’ community, exemplary behaviour is the norm among pupils. At our recent Ofsted visit in January 2024 we were awarded a “Good” classification with 21 out of 22 areas graded outstanding, read the full report here.

As evidenced by our Ofsted report, staff and pupils feel great privilege to be part of the Kings’ community, at a school renowned for our academic excellence. Year on year, our pupils attain at the very highest level and together we celebrate our position alongside the very best state secondary schools in the country. Our aspirations go beyond our consistently high results, and we work together as a supportive school family to inspire each person to find their spark and forge their own path to personal fulfilment.

Situated in Winchester, Hampshire, Kings’ is large, vibrant campus surrounded by greenery and the hills of the South Downs. Onsite facilities include of a state-of the art floodlit AstroTurf, multiple games pitches & courts, a heated indoor swimming pool, a rock-climbing wall, music, and film recording studios, science labs and staff training suite.

Kings’ is within 5 minutes’ drive from the M3 and a short walk from Winchester bus & rail stations, ideally located with connections to the New Forrest, Bournemouth Beach, Portsmouth Harbour, Southampton City and London Waterloo. Learn more about life in Winchester and the surrounding areas, at visit Hampshire.

Formed when two schools on the site merged in 1985, Kings' has an extensive, rich history tracing back to 1889. To learn more about working at Kings’, our impressive curriculum and view out school prospectus, visit our School Website.

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