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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    30 November 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£26,873.00 - £31,770.00 Annually (Actual) Grade 7 :Full-time 37 hours per week (Part-time available for suitable candidates), 28 days holiday,

Site Maintenance Supervisor job summary

The Swan School is looking for an experienced Site Maintenance Supervisor to join our premises team. Reporting to the Premises Manager, you will be responsible for maintaining our school site and managing our team of premises assistants and cleaners

Key Responsibilities

  • Acting as a designated key holder and ensuring site security
  • Ensuring rooms and facilities are set up correctly for school events 
  • Completing minor maintenance tasks and overseeing external contractors for more complex repairs
  • Managing maintenance contractors when on-site and ensuring work is completed to required standards
  • Monitoring stock levesl of equipment and materials, placing orders when required
  • Supervising the school cleaner and monitoring external cleaning contractors
  • Conducting regular health & safety checks and ensuring compliance with regulations
  • Line management of premises assistants and daytime cleaner, including setting objectives, monitoring performance and identifying training needs

The ideal candidate will have

  • Supervisory experience in a facilities role
  • Excellent practical skills in maintenance and repair
  • Strong leadership and management abiltiies
  • Great communication and organisational skills
  • A collaborative approach and ability to motivate others
  • Literacy, numeracy and IT skills sufficient for the role

We offer a compettive salary based on skills and experience. In additional we offer

  • Annual pay increases 
  • A Defined Benefit Pension Scheme (LGPS) wiht favourable terms for all employees
  • Competitive  holiday entitlement of 28 working days for this role, with potential to increase depending on length of service. Holiday is to be taken in school holidays
  • Moving from the public sector?  Those without a break in service can be reassured that RLT will recognise their continuous service
  • Employee centred  and family friendly policies and practises that support you in and beyond your workplace
  • Enhanced  sick pay, maternity leave, paternity leave, and parental leave
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Funded eye test and glasses for DSE users (subject to T/Cs)
  • Option of part-time hours for the right candidate (minimum 30 hours per week)

If you have any questions or would like to speak to someone about this post, please contact us via headteacher@theswanschool.org.uk or on 01865 416070.

**We will review applications as received and reserve the right to withdraw the advert before the closing date if suitable candidates have been found**


The River Learning Trust and The Swan School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism. All staff must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard children and young people. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Employment will also be conditional on the receipt of at least two acceptable references (one from current/latest employer) and evidence of the formal qualifications required for the role. This role includes regulated activity relevant to children and it is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.  This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.  For further guidance for applicants click on this link  List of offences that are not filtered

For all RLT Safer Recruitment Documentation candidates should click on the following link 

The Swan School's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here 

The Swan School is a free school managed by The River Learning Trust, which is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales with a registered company number 7966500. Registered Office: c/o Gosford Hill School, Oxford Road, Kidlington, Oxfordshire, OX5 2NT

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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About The Swan School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
667 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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