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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Catering, cleaning and site management

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week split shifts

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£25,119.00 - £26,873.00

What skills and experience we're looking for

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented or a new aspiring Site Manager to join the team at our established and successful primary academy, which is proud to be part of Focus Trust. The role of Site Manager is a key role within the academy in achieving our vision, and is suited to an enthusiastic, innovative and inspirational candidate who is focused on ensuring the best for all children. To succeed in this role you will need to be have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to be flexible and adapt and be prepared to roll up your sleeves and lead by example, just like we all do at Shibden Head.

Skills and abilities

Communication skills to exchange information orally and in writing with a range of audiences, including giving advice and guidance to others on a range of premises manager and health and safety issues

Ability to relate well to children and adults

Initiative to organise own workload and that of others and be able to respond independently to issues, some of which could be unanticipated problems and situations

Good Literacy and numeracy skills

Able to undertake some tasks which need some physical effort and fitness appropriate to the duty, including being able to work at heights (after training)

Analytical skills and able to use judgement to interpret information, solve problems and make recommendations/ decisions for action with agreed budgets in mind.

Able to manage financial resources and effectively monitor premises budgets.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • a welcoming and supportive staff team

  • commitment to your professional development

  • opportunities for collaboration with other site managers in partner schools

  • the opportunity to work with us as part of the Focus Academy Trust

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 Shibden Head Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
402 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01274 882458

Shibden Head is one of three schools serving the village of Queensbury, on the outskirts of
Bradford. Queensbury is one of the highest parishes in England, with views to the hills of Brontë
Country and the Yorkshire Dales to the north and north-west. We have just over 400 primary
aged pupils, the majority of whom are of White British heritage. We converted to an academy
on 1st March 2013, joining Focus-Trust. We are delighted by the level of highly skilled professional
support and challenge that Focus-Trust provides, as together we strive for higher standards.
When you visit us, you will find children who are happy to be in school. We have a reputation
for being friendly and welcoming with an exceptionally hardworking team of staff. Pupil
behaviour is a strength and a rich curriculum, good quality teaching and learning combine to
make this a rewarding and exciting place to be.

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