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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    20 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£22,777.00 - £25,409.00 Annually (Actual) Grade D. 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Site Manager job summary

School Site Manager

Please note - the Trust reserves the right to invite successful applicants to interview upon receipt of a completed application form, and may close the vacancy early if a successful appointment is made. 

Knowle Primary School have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Site Manager to join the team based in Plymouth. Having received an Ofsted ‘GOOD’ rating in June 2021, Knowle Primary School is rapidly progressing and is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, hardworking and committed Site Manager to lead on developing and maintaining the exciting learning environment for the children at the school.

The successful candidate will have previous experience in a similar role, be highly motivated, organised, with a proven ability to work effectively under pressure, dealing with multiple tasks to meet time deadlines. You will have the ability to work as part of a team, building positive relationships with staff and key stakeholders both within the Trust and with external providers.

Candidate should:

  • Work collaboratively with all LAT employees.
  • Have experience in instructing and supervising maintenance and cleaning staff.
  • Take responsibility for the security and safety of the school buildings and site.
  • Undertake statutory checks including daily/weekly/monthly recording where required.
  • Be a key holder and attend emergency callouts for the school.
  • Be able to undertake general repairs and maintenance and generally upkeep the buildings, and site maintained to a high standard.
  • Have a proven ability in planning and prioritising repairs including liaison with Estates Manager.
  • Be pro-active in identifying maintenance issues/defects and act to minimise cost.
  • Work in a flexible manner to meet the needs of pupils and the school.
  • Promptly record and report any defects beyond skill level so that external contractors can be contacted to carry out repairs.
  • Facilitate maintenance work by specialist contractors and supervise to ensure H&S compliance.

This is an excellent opportunity for you to make a real difference, significantly contributing to the quality education provision we strive to achieve not only at Knowle Primary School but across our Trust. In return for your hard work and dedication, we will support you to learn and develop in the role, enabling you to achieve your career aspirations.

With 18 individual primary schools, the Learning Academies Trust is the largest primary school trust in Plymouth and the first education employer in Plymouth to achieve the Livewell Southwest Wellbeing at Work Bronze Award. The Trust is committed to supporting the wellbeing of all staff and is proud to work closely with official bodies to ensure we have a holistic approach to staff wellbeing.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out; references will be sought for all shortlisted candidates and all shortlisted candidates will be requested to complete a questionnaire about any convictions or adult cautions that are unspent.  Guidance will be given to those shortlisted. Appointment is subject to an Enhanced DBS.


Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out; references will be sought for all shortlisted candidates and all shortlisted candidates will be requested to complete a questionnaire about any convictions or adult cautions that are unspent. Guidance will be given to those shortlisted. Appointment is subject to an Enhanced DBS.

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About Knowle Primary School

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

Knowle are all very proud of the school and its children who, continue to go from strength to strength. Our aim at Knowle is to provide a rich and balanced curriculum that challenges every learner. Our staff are passionate about getting the very best out of every child ensuring that we maximise every learning opportunity. Our school is a vibrant, energetic learning environment whereby our children are enthused about their learning. We provide opportunities for our children to take risks and challenge themselves in their thinking as well as in their actions.

Knowle is rapidly raising standards and expectations. Staff constantly seek to improve their practice and in doing so provide children with the best opportunities to progress in their learning. Knowle is a unique and special school with the children at its heart. We create lasting memories for our children and ensure that their learning journey is enjoyable and rewarding.

As a school we pride ourselves on our warm and approachable nature. We operate on an open door policy that enables parents to feel part of our school community. We love a challenge at Knowle and like our children, we learn best when we are challenged to improve.

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