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  • Start date details

    1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    23 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

B1 Point 4

Site Superintendent job summary

Purpose of job

We are looking to appoint a dynamic, forward-thinking and flexible candidate to the position of Site Superintendent at our exciting and successful primary school in north Leeds. We currently have 484 children on our roll, which includes our Nursery provision.

The post holder will work a regular afternoon shift pattern and liaise with our other Superintendent on all matters concerns the operation and maintenance of the site. The position is term-time only with the addition of 10 days to be worked during the school holiday periods., to suit the needs of the school.


Under the instruction/guidance of appropriate senior staff provide maintenance and security services on school sites and premises



  • Lock/unlock school buildings and areas
  • Undertake regular security checks and identify security risks
  • Monitor fire safety equipment and carry out fire drills
  • Operate and respond to alarm systems where appropriate, outside of any specialist monitoring brief
  • Monitor CCTV or surveillance equipment where appropriate
  • Liaise with police, security and surveillance contractors
  • Undertake lettings and carry out associated clerical tasks
  • Provide emergency access to the school site
  • Maintenance

  • Undertake appropriate repairs e.g. redecorating and fixing
  • Undertake minor/simple repairs e.g. minor plumbing, changing light bulbs unblocking drains
  • To organise and carry out various maintenance duties to ensure that the general upkeep and maintenance of the premises is satisfactory, as per specific schedule for your school.
  • To organise and carry out minor decoration programme as agreed with the headteacher
  • To organise and carry out minor improvement work e.g. erecting shelves, notice boards, bookshelves etc. as agreed with the headteacher
  • To be responsible for the operation of a preventative planned maintenance programme and for routine inspections of the buildings, fixtures, fittings, furniture, premises and grounds to assess for minor work or repairs required to be carried out to maintain safe and satisfactory conditions
  • Operation and maintenance of heating plant and lighting systems
  • To oversee and monitor the electrical testing of portable electrical appliances and to maintain the appropriate records
  • Undertake regular site inspections and identify and record repair and maintenance requirements
  • Identify defects and record repair and maintenance requirements
  • Collect and assemble waste for removal
  • Undertake emergency and specialist cleaning tasks
  • Undertake cleaning duties such as graffiti removal, litter-picking
  • Provide emergency access to the school site
  • Coordinate deliveries to the school site
  • Monitor performance of contracts and record performance against specified standards
  • Liaise with contractors and undertake client role in connection with premises-related contracts
  • Co-ordinate work of cleaning staff
  • Ensure that satisfactory levels of caretaking, cleanliness and hygiene are achieved and maintained through the whole of the premises
  • Ensure that pathways and all other external hard surface areas are kept clean, free of litter and weeds and that they are gritted or salted when required during wintry conditions
  • Promote and ensure the health and safety of pupils, staff and visitors (in a accordance with appropriate health and safety legislation) at all times7. To assist in safety audits of the premises and contribute to relevant risk assessment activity6. Create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and productive working environment 4.
  • Resources

  • To advise the headteacher on matters relating to energy control and conservation
  • Contribute to planning, development and organisation of systems/procedures/policies
  • Be responsible for maintaining records, information and data, producing analysis and reports as required
  • Ensure timely and accurate design, preparation and use of specialist equipment/resources/materials
  • Provide specialist advice and guidance as required
  • Demonstrate and assist in the safe and effective use of specialist equipment/materials.
  • Supervision and organisation

  • Portering duties e.g. delivering mail, moving furniture and equipment
  • Assisting in management, administration and operation of lettings system
  • Monitor and manage stock within an agreed budget, cataloguing resources and undertaking audits as required
  • Direct/supervise cleaning and/or site staff and ensure cleaning is in accordance with specification
  • Where appropriate to organise and administer the use and maintenance of all school vehicles and to carry out driving duties when required by the headteacher
  • Liaison with the school meals service contractors in relation to their use of the site and provision of their service, where appropriate
  • Liaise with line manager and attend meetings as required
  • Responsibilities

  • Comply with health and safety policies and procedures at all times
  • Promote and ensure the health and safety of pupils (staff and visitors)* at all times
  • Be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security and confidentiality, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person
  • Contribute to the overall ethos/work/aims of the school
  • Appreciate and support the role of other professionals
  • Attend and participate in relevant meetings as required
  • Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required
  • Ensure health and safety policies and procedures are complied with at all times
  • Treat all users of the school with courtesy and consideration
  • Present a positive personal image, contributing to a welcoming school environment which supports equal opportunities

All duties outlined are within the provisions of the Local Agreement for Superintendents.

There is a requirement to submit to an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau background check. There will be a need to work outside of school hours and off school premises, as required by the school. No smoking policy. Any Special Conditions of Service:

The successful candidate will have:

We can offer you:

A school where children are eager to learn.

A passionate, positive and motivated team of professionals who put children at the heart of every decision.

An ambitious school with a commitment to CPD.

An employee assist programme

Completed applications to be uploaded to the My New Term platform by the closing date.


Closing Date - 23rd June 2024

Interviews - TBC

Recruitment Statement

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

We promote equality, diversity and inclusion and want a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds. This role is based in the UK. Employment is conditional on confirmation of the right to work in the UK - either as a UK or Irish citizen, under the EU Settlement scheme or having secured any other relevant work visa. If you do not have the right to work in the UK and the role does not meet eligibility for sponsorship, please consider carefully whether you meet the eligibility to apply

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 Alwoodley Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
484 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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