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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    29 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Catering, cleaning and site management

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£26,421.00 Annually (Actual) Depending on experience

Site Manager job summary



Post Title:

Site Manager


Business Manager


The salary scale for this role spans from SCP 12-17 (dependent upon experience and qualifications)


Under the guidance of appropriate senior staff be responsible for compliance, maintenance, security and facilities management services on school sites and premises and provide specialist support in a specific resource area be responsible for the maintenance of a clean and hygienic school interior.

May from time to time be required to undertake other duties commensurate with the grade and level of responsibility defined in this job description.

Duties and responsibilities:

Effort Demands:

Will work under own initiative with minimum supervision, managing conflicting priorities and referring only extremely complex issues to a member of the senior leadership team.

Contribute to the planning, development, and organisation of systems/procedures/policies.

Responsible for the development and operation of a preventative planned maintenance programme and for routine inspections of the buildings, fixtures, fittings, furniture, premises, and grounds to assess for work or repairs required to be carried out to maintain safe and satisfactory conditions (including all school compliance checks, fire safety and electrical equipment) and to maintain appropriate, accurate records.

Undertake the procurement of school related site works and ordering of associated stocks and supplies ensuring that there are always adequate levels to meet the needs of the school within budgetary parameters. Taking delivery and arranging for the storage of materials, stores, and other goods.

Ensure all contractors on site are managed and delivery works in line with school policies and HSE regulations.


Have an in-depth knowledge of and ensure compliance with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security and confidentiality always, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.

Promote and ensure the health and safety of pupils, staff & visitors (in accordance with appropriate health & safety legislation) always.

Responsibility for the statutory compliance, maintenance, and security of the premises, advising the Business Manager of any problems with appropriate suggestions for solutions/improvements.

Responsible for the joint line management and performance of the cleaning staff, raising any concerns to the Business Manager.

Control expenditure and assist the Business Manager to ensure that budgets are not overspent, and best value is achieved.

Attend and participate in relevant meetings, producing analysis and reports as required.

Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required.

Establish constructive relationships and communication with contractors and other agencies/professionals, ensuring that contracts on site do not cause a health and safety hazard or damage school property. Report matters of concern or noncompliance with contract specification to the relevant contractor.

Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school and appreciate and support the role of other professionals.

Always insure the highest standards of professional conduct and confidentiality.

Present a positive personal image, contributing to a welcoming school environment which supports equal opportunities for all, treating all users of the school with courtesy and consideration.

Environmental Demands/Working Conditions:

Required to be a key-holder for emergency callouts. Evening/weekend duties for lettings may be a feature of the job (further information is available from the Business Manager).

Regular outdoor work and exposure to the elements/weather.

Will have contact with members of the public/other professionals e.g., teaching staff, governors, parents/carers, community groups, local education authority, external providers etc.

The post holder may occasionally be subjected to antisocial behaviour from members of the public/parents/site users.

This post may include a degree of manual lifting and handling. You are expected to be aware of health and safety policies and procedures and frequently assess your ability to carry out the lifting tasks required of you.

Fluency Duty:

In line with the Immigration Act 2016; the Government has created a duty to ensure that all Public Authority staff working in customer facing roles can speak fluent English to an appropriate standard.

For this role the post holder is required to meet the Intermediate Threshold Level

Intermediate Threshold Level:

The post holder should demonstrate:

  • They can express themselves fluently and spontaneously with minimal effort and,
  • Only the requirement to explain difficult concepts may hinder a natural smooth flow of language.

Special Conditions of Service:

No contra-indications in personal background or criminal record indicating unsuitability to work with children/young people/vulnerable clients/finance (An enhanced DBS check is required).

Other Considerations:

To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection; being vigilant for signs that children may be being abused and to report any such suspicions to the school’s nominated Child Protection Co-ordinator or the Headteacher.

To act in accordance with the Data Protection Act and maintain confidentiality at all times e.g. access to staff/student/parent and carers files.

Accept and commit to the principles underlying the Schools Equal Rights policies and practices.

Be able to perform all duties and tasks with reasonable adjustment, where appropriate, in accordance with the Equality Act.

Must be legally entitled to work in the UK.

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 Christ Church Church of England Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
194 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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