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  • Start date details

    July 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Catering, cleaning and site management

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 36 hours a week, 52 weeks a year

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£42,840 to £46,041, Inclusive of Outer London Allowance

Pay scale

PO3.32 – PO3.35

What skills and experience we're looking for

Our Mission is 'To build great learning communities where children flourish'. To accomplish our mission, we keep our 3 core beliefs at the heart of everything we do: Courageous Optimism, Boundless Creativity and Heartfelt Compassion. We support our schools to deliver excellent student outcomes, create vibrant, exciting environments and offer rewarding careers for employees. To help us with this, we are looking to appoint a Site Manager to work alongside the Site Team to assist with the daily management of the schools’ estate, meeting the security and maintenance needs of the schools and ensuring the schools comply with all current legislation relating to site safety and management.

The successful candidate will:

  • Encourage and take part in optimising the efficient and economical use of the school's premises, facilities, plant, equipment, and material
  • Promote and participate in achieving a culture of excellence and continuous improvement for estate practices and standards.
  • An understanding of health, safety and security issues and relevant legislation affecting schools
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and to lead a team
  • Be able to competently carry out repairs and maintenance with experience of premises maintenance issues
  • Ability to multitask and be flexible to deal with the 'unexpected'
  • Willing to complete any necessary training

What the school offers its staff

The successful candidate will become part of an oversubscribed, flourishing school for girls aged 11 to 18, with confident, courteous, articulate students and an ethos of empowerment. The school is committed to providing the best learning opportunities in a safe, secure and friendly environment with dedicated colleagues who strive for excellence.

In return we can offer you:

  • Welcoming and friendly colleagues
  • A stimulating and welcoming learning environment with excellent facilities, including our purpose-built wellbeing centre, a farm, an art gallery and our own railway
  • High-quality CPD (Continuous Professional Development) Free flu vaccinations
  • Access to the Schools Advisory Service (SAS), the Trust’s employee well-being support and medical programme. This includes 24-hour-a-day access to a GP helpline for you and those within your household, a counselling service, stress management, weight loss programme, physiotherapy, menopause support and much more.
  • A colleague Support Pack regularly updated with local financial guidance, schemes and support
  • Increased priority in admission to our school for your child/ren
  • Close proximity to the M25, Romford Railway Station (Elizabeth Line) and a main bus route

Commitment to safeguarding

At LIFE Education Trust, we prioritise the safety and welfare of our students. All staff and volunteers are expected to share our commitment to safeguarding children from abuse.
Our schools comply with the 'Keeping Children Safe in Education' guidelines, which require shortlisted candidates to submit a self-declaration of their criminal record before an interview.
The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and an enhanced DBS disclosure check is mandatory for the successful applicant.

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About The Frances Bardsley Academy for Girls

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1432 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01708 447368

The Frances Bardsley Academy for Girls is a non-denominational academy secondary school and sixth form for girls aged between 11 and 18. It is located in Romford in the borough of Havering, London. The number of pupils is approximately 1,300.

The school was established in 1906 by Frances Bardsley with the aim of providing free education to the local girls. Formerly across two different sites until 2003, it became The Frances Bardsley School for Girls in 1972 and converted to academy status in 2012.

Arranging a visit to The Frances Bardsley Academy for Girls

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@lifeeducationtrust.com.

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