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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    18 May 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    2 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£39,400.00 - £41,400.00 Annually (Actual) 16.2% employer contributions to pension

Facilities Manager / Site Manager job summary


The Site Manager will be responsible for the efficient and effective management of the school site, ensuring a safe, secure, and welcoming environment for students, staff, and visitors. They will oversee the maintenance, cleanliness, and security of the premises, while also managing contracts and contractors as necessary.


  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the school site, including maintenance, security, and cleanliness.
  • Conduct and ensure regular inspections of the premises to identify any maintenance or health and safety issues and take appropriate action to address them.
  • Coordinate and oversee all maintenance and repair work carried out by internal staff or external contractors, ensuring it is completed to a high standard and within budget.
  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance work, inspections, and any health and safety incidents or concerns.
  • Develop and implement procedures for emergency situations, such as fire drills and evacuations, and ensure all staff are trained appropriately.
  • Manage relationships with external suppliers and contractors, including negotiating contracts and monitoring performance.
  • Oversee the security of the premises, including the implementation of security systems and procedures to safeguard against theft, vandalism, and unauthorized access.
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations and other relevant legislation, keeping up to date with any changes or new requirements.
  • Act as a point of contact for staff, students, parents, and visitors regarding site-related issues or concerns.
  • Assist with the planning and execution of school events and activities that may require use of the premises outside of normal operating hours.
  • Maintain a 5 year site development plan and engage in business planning processes as appropriate
  • Wider, active engagement with the Estates profession across the Trust, sharing best practice, knowledge and skills to the benefit of the organisation as a whole

Person Specification:


Previous experience in a similar role, preferably within an educational setting or similar environment.


Excellent understanding of health and safety regulations, premises management, and maintenance procedures


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organisational and time management abilities.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and work effectively under pressure.
  • Attention to detail and a proactive approach to problem-solving.


  • Relevant qualifications in facilities management, building maintenance, or a related field.
  • Membership of professional organisation such as IWFM
  • Desirable is a relevant qualification in H&S such as NEBOSH,IOSH


Willingness to work flexibly in terms of location and hours with an ability and willingness to respond to emergencies outside of normal working hours when required.

Team Player:

Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues across different departments and levels within the organization.


  • Dedication to creating a safe, clean, and welcoming environment that supports the educational objectives of the school and the well-being of its occupants with high standards and expectations
  • Demonstrates alignment with BWT values and educational mission

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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