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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    3 June 2024

Job details

Job role

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Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale

Band 4, points 11 – 17

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you a person who takes ownership and pride in the appearance of your school?

Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Voluntary Academy has a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and knowledgeable Site Manager to join our team. You will have previous premises management experience and will be a key player in ensuring the high standards of compliance are maintained, and that our facilities are safe and the best that they can be. You will work closely with the Head Teacher, the Trust Director and the Trust Central Team, focussing on delivering high quality and safe learning and teaching environment.

About the role

This is a permanent, full-time, role working 37 hours per week, all year round. The working week is Monday to Friday with occasional out of hours work where required. The working hours will be on a split shift basis with the hours 6.00am to 9.30am and 2.15pm to 6pm, however, there will be some flexibility within these hours.

  • Security of the premises and its contents
  • Health and Safety- working with the Head Teacher and the Trust Director of Estates ensuring that the school remains compliant at all times to legal regulations, building codes and approved codes of practice.
  • Maintenance of the school site buildings and undertake a range of semi-skilled maintenance and repair duties.
  • Management of contractors and
  • Liaise with the site Cleaners and support with a range of cleaning tasks.

The School Premises Manager is a varied role which will include a range of different daily and weekly tasks, as directed by the Admin office and Headteacher. You will need to be flexible and adapt to the needs of the school and this may involve a change in hours at short notice or in exceptional circumstances weekend working.

About us

Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Voluntary Academy is a Primary school located in Nottingham. We are an Ofsted rated good school.

We are part of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy trust, bringing together the 36 Catholic Primary and Secondary schools in Lincolnshire, Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire.

About the role

As Site manager you will:

  • Have previous experience in an estates and facilities management or caretaking role.
  • Experience in a mechanical setting with a willingness to develop your knowledge and skill sets.
  • Have a flexible attitude towards your role, duties and hours.
  • Have knowledge of Health and Safety, that is essential to this role.
  • Be able to communicate effectively.

What the school offers its staff

Why work for us?

We offer:

  • A salary of £25,979 - £28,770 per annum (Band 4, points 11 – 17)
  • A team of talented and highly committed staff in a supportive working environment.
  • A commitment to the health and wellbeing of all staff.
  • A committed and supportive team who work together to provide the best opportunities for all.
  • A fantastic environment which is cared for and valued by all.
  • Access to first-class CPD opportunities with a specialist support staff CPD programme.
  • Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff, one of the most competitive on the market, with employer contributions of above 20% in most cases
  • Professional assistance through our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle-to-work scheme.

For an informal discussion about the role and our school please contact the school office on01529 304373.A visit to our school are warmly welcomed.

Further details about the role

How to Apply:

Please complete the online application form located on our vacancies page:Vacancies - Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust (ololcatholicmat.co.uk)

Closing Date: Monday 24 June 2024 at 9.00am

The Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks, including online searches, are required for successful candidates.

Our Trust strives to be a supportive, inclusive, caring, and positive community where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We are committed to cultivating an equitable working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect and where every individual can fulfil their potential.

We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities, and beliefs. This includes those of all faiths, the Catholic faith and those without a faith who are supportive of the Trust’s Catholic character and Christian ethos. This diversity is fundamental to our values and enriches the lives of the students within our schools.

We are a Disability Confident Committed employer and welcome applications from people with a disability or long-term health condition.

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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 Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Primary School, A Voluntary Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
163 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

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