School Site Manager

Maldon Primary School, Maldon

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Job Ref No. ECC2141-85 Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: NJC Scale 4/5, Point 7 to 11, £20,444 to £22,129
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 21/07/2022 Midnight Date of Interviews: T.B.A. we aim to give 5 days notice  

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School Site Manager

Pay range: NJC/LGPS Scale 4/5, Point 7 to 11, £20,444 to £22,129 (2021/22) (depending on experience)

37 Hr/Wk, 52.14 Wk/Yr (annual leave to be taken during school closures)

7:00 am to 4:15 pm with a total 1 hour 45 minute break

May occasionally include some evening and weekend work.

Contract type: Permanent

Start: As soon as possible once all safer recruitment checks have been completed

Applications close: 21st July 2021, The school reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of applications.

Interviews: T.B.A

Are you an enthusiastic, fantastic site manager looking for your next challenge?

Maldon Primary School, part of The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT), one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts in the South and East of England, with 4 primary schools in Essex and overall 45 Primary, Secondary and Special Academies in the TKAT Family ( Our pupils are at the heart of everything we do, and we strive to inspire learners and change lives through great teaching, leadership and learning for all.

This is a great opportunity for an individual who is enthusiastic, caring and an experienced site manager. This is a highly valued and responsible position under the professional direction of the Headteacher.

We believe that all children thrive in an environment in which they are happy, challenged and secure: secure in the knowledge they are safe and cared for; challenged to achieve their best; and happy in the knowledge they are each appreciated for their individuality and their achievements. We are looking to recruit an experienced, highly motivated site manager to join the Maldon team to ensure we can provide this environment.

There may be an opportunity for the right candidate to take on another school and to line manage apprentices in the future.

We are looking for

● An exemplary site practitioner,

● Inspired with passion and ambition, an energetic, creative and committed professional,

● An optimist with a can-do approach,

● Locking and unlocking of premises and key holder responsibilities. Some evening and weekend work,

● General first line repairs and maintenance and caretaking skills. A good range of DIY skills for example decorating and plumbing,

● Ability to manage contractors,

● Routine Health and Safety checks as required by legislation. For example COSHH, fire, asbestos, legionella and asset register.

● Responsible for the regular checking and operation of systems such as heating, cooling, lighting and security systems,

● A flexible approach to their work and ability to work independently,

● Good record keeping skills, a good standard of written English,

● Some Cleaning duties. The successful candidate will be required to undertake other manual duties,

● A role model who sets high expectations and establishes productive working relationships with pupils and staff,

● Committed to achieving high standards.

We will offer you

● A comprehensive induction programme,

● A supportive and forward-thinking leadership team,

● Friendly and supportive environment, where everyone is committed to a work life balance,

● The opportunity to be part of exciting development and innovative change,

● Trust resources and materials to help plan and deliver site services and delivery,

● School-to-school support from fellow TKAT schools,

● Regular opportunities to meet and engage with fellow professionals from TKAT and beyond,

● Free 24/7 access to Employee Assistance Program to help maintain a healthy work/life balance,

● On-site parking,

We strongly encourage a visit to our school to be made prior to the application where possible. Contact details 01621 853409 to book a visit.

Equal Opportunities

Maldon Primary is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic for example race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.


Maldon Primary School is committed to the protection and safety of its students and the successful candidate will be subject to DBS, Bared List and two reference checks as part of the Schools Safeguarding Procedures. The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post in accordance with the Immigration Act 2016.


● Please note that we do not accept CVs or applications from agencies.

● We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of applications. If you have not had any communication within 10 days of the closing date please take this as confirmation that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

● Safeguarding: TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

● Our Commitment - Equal, Inclusive, Diverse: TKAT is committed to inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity by encouraging and welcoming differences, listening to individual experiences, aspirations and accomplishments and learning how to grow better together. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic; this includes applicants wishing to work flexibly.

● Access to interview: - should you be selected and invited to interview please let us know if you require us to adapt the interview environment. If we can accommodate practical workplace adjustments to assist we will.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Information about the school

Contact Information

Mrs E Thorn (Headteacher)
Wantz Chase, Maldon
Essex, CM9 5DQ
Telephone: 01621 853409

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