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This job expired on 17 June 2024

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 4pm

  • Date listed

    4 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Catering, cleaning and site management

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,295 - £36,648

Site Manager job summary

Site Manager

Ark Ayrton Primary Academy

Location: Portsmouth

Start date: ASAP

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 36 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Salary: Ark Support Scale (Outside London) 8, £30,295 - £36,648)

Closing date: 4pm Monday 17th June 2024

Interviews will be arranged as suitable candidates are identified, early application is strongly advised.

 

Ark Ayrton Primary School and Ark Ayrton Nursery are well-established, sought-after settings in the heart of Portsmouth.  The school has been graded as ‘Good’ in all areas by Ofsted and as part of the Ark network of schools, we are committed to making sure that every child has access to a great education and real choices in life. We are a 2-form entry school with a nursery attached with 500 pupils attending across both school and nursery.  We also have over 90 members of staff.

 

We are now seeking to appoint a highly motivated and committed Site Manager on a full-time contract to join our amazing team.

 

As our Site Manager, you will be proud to lead the team responsible for ensuring our Academy is a safe, inviting and positive learning environment for our children, staff and visitors. You will also advise and proactively work with leaders to uphold and realise our vision and ensure the school runs as efficiently and effectively as possible following good sustainable principles.

 

You will be responsible for the management and operation of all premises-related functions at the academy including buildings and grounds maintenance, security, cleaning, health and safety, lettings of our facilities and managing contractors.

 

The site team includes: The Site Manager, Caretaker and 5 cleaning staff. Our site is extensive given our location in the heart of the city. We have a variety of original buildings, purpose built pre-fab buildings and a big car park at the front. Additionally, we are very fortunate to have large grounds which wrap around the site. We have begun developing these but there is still much to do to maximise their potential which is very exciting!

 

The ideal candidate will have:

·         Experience in building maintenance or other relevant experience, ideally within an educational setting

·         Knowledge of and experience of using building management systems and Ms Office

·         Experience in the management of service and maintenance contracts and supervising contractors

·         Experience leading, coaching and motivating staff, ensuring professional development and effectively challenging and managing any underperformance

·         Understanding and ability to apply regulations (such as health & safety, fire, manual handling regulations)

·         Skills in plumbing, electrical work, carpentry/joinery, painting and glazing

·         Must be able to meet the physical demands of the role

·         A team player that can work collaboratively as well as using own initiative

·         Calm and professional under pressure

·         Understanding of the importance of confidentiality and discretion

·         Flexible attitude towards work and demonstrates sound judgement

 

Please view full Job Description & Person Spec. here

 

We can offer you:

·         A supportive school

·         Friendly staff and children

·         Opportunities for Professional Development to succeed in your role and to     encourage continued learning throughout your career

 

By joining the Ark schools’ network, you will gain access to an exclusive range of benefits including comprehensive CPD, training and best-practice sharing opportunities, reduced gym membership, large retail discounts.

 

How to apply:  

Please visit https://arkayrtonprimary.org/jobs/vacancies to submit your application.  

Please note we will be reviewing applications on an on-going basis and this advert may close earlier than advertised.

 

Interested in this exciting opportunity? Please contact the school on 023 9282 4828, or email l.miller@arkayrtonprimary.org for more information and to arrange a tour of the site with the Head of School and Executive Head.

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Please note Ark Schools communicate all correspondence to applicants through their website and emails, therefore please ensure you check your email accounts regularly for interview details and other information. Also note that when using a "free" email account such as hotmail or yahoo, please ensure you check your "junk mail" on a regular basis as well as your inbox.  

 

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our academies. In order to meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process which will include questions about safeguarding. This process is outlined here, but can be provided in more detail if requested. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement for the role.

  

Ark requires all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment - this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred. To read more about Ark’s safer recruitment process, please click this link.

  

We aim to build a diverse and inclusive organisation where everyone – staff and students – can do their best work and achieve their full potential. We want to reflect and represent diverse perspectives across our organisation because we know that doing so will make us stronger and more effective. To know more about Ark’s diversity and inclusion commitments, please click on this link. 

 

 

 

Commitment to safeguarding

Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies.

Ark requires all employees to undertake an enhanced DBS check. You are required, before appointment, to disclose any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar you from employment - this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred.

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About Ark Ayrton Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
418 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

Ark Ayrton Primary School and Nursery is a popular school in the heart of Portsmouth. As part of the Ark network of schools, we are committed to making sure that every child has access to a great education and real choices in life.

We have high expectations of our children and for our children of what they can achieve. Our priorities are to ensure all children are here, safe, happy and learning well at all times. We have a strong and dedicated staff team at Ayrton - all ready to provide the best education and environment for the children to thrive in every day. We have a bespoke ‘Horizons’ Curriculum, written by us for our children and we are passionate and relentless in ensuring that there is something for everyone at Ark Ayrton.

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