7 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    25 June 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    1 June 2021

Job details

Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Grade 7 £24,982 to £29,577

Job summary

 Due to the impending retirement of our fantastic Site Manager we are seeking a highly committed, enthusiastic and energetic individual to join us. 

You will be a key part of our team, responsible for our Health and Safety systems, building maintenance, overseeing site security and cleaning, moving and handling of objects and deliveries, working at height and grounds maintenance. 

The role of Site Manager is key to the smooth running of our school and we are looking for someone with a strong sense of pride in their work and who believes in doing a job to the best of their ability. 

We are looking for a Site Manager who will: 

  • Share the ethos and values of the school.

  • Be willing to build relationships with our children, their parents and our neighbours.

  • Ensure the security of the school buildings and site, liaising with staff, contractors and our wider school community as appropriate.

  • Oversee and be a point of contact for cleaning and all other contractors working on site.

  • Undertake checks and maintain records to meet the statutory health and safety requirements e.g. COSHH, Legionella, risk assessments, fire and intruder alarms etc.

  • Undertake key-holder responsibilities and be prepared to attend out of hours emergency call outs.

  • Liaise with the School Business Manager about lettings and wider community use of the site, working flexibly to meet the needs of the children and the school.  

  • Take responsibility for stock control and ordering of key resources.

  • Manage and liaise with the Assistant Site Manager.

Essential key skills

  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.

  • Be self-motivated, organised and manage your own time.

  • Ability to undertake routine maintenance and repairs.

  • Ability to prioritise workload in a fast paced working environment and demonstrate a flexible approach.

  • Good knowledge of Health and Safety.

  • Ability to supervise and monitor the work of others.

  • Basic literacy, numeracy and IT/Computer skills

  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of people to make a difference to the lives of our children.

  • Ability to communicate well with children and adults.

In return we can offer:

  • The opportunity to work in a role where variety is an everyday occurrence.

  • Supportive, friendly staff (a real family environment).

  • Well behaved children.

  • Tailored training to help you develop more advanced skills.

  • Enrolment in the UK's largest public sector pension scheme.

Applying for the job

Informal visits and enquiries are welcomed ahead of submitting an application. Please speak to Mr Hockin, School Business Manager on 023 8039 3313 or email info@banisterschool.co.uk to discuss the role and arrange a visit.

Further detail including a full job description, person specification and application form can be accessed via the school website in the "Our School/Job vacancies" section.

General information about the school is available on our website. Please visit our website at https://www.banisterschool.co.uk to learn more and apply.

Alternatively applications will be accepted by post or hand delivered to the school reception.

The closing date for this post is 12pm on Friday 25 June 2021.

Interviews will be held in July 2021.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
405 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
023 8039 3313

About Banister Primary School

 Congratulations on taking the best step in your new career by applying to become part of the Banister family.

As part of our family we will guarantee you a vibrant, dynamic and energetic staff who will support, challenge and inspire you within your new role. We will offer you a bespoke training programme to develop more advanced skills in an environment where variety is an everyday occurrence. 
Our ideal candidate will be committed to do “whatever it takes” in helping us to continue to create our outstanding school and environment, and will want to play an active role in shaping a school for generations to come. If you want to be part of a dynamic, forward thinking school and are committed to increasing the life chances of our children and your own learning development – we are the school for you!. 

Arranging a visit to Banister Primary School

Informal visits and enquiries are welcomed ahead of submitting an application. Please speak to Mr Hockin, School Business Manager on 023 8039 3313 or email info@banisterschool.co.uk to discuss the role and arrange a visit.

School location

Archers Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 2LS

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