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Job Ref No. ECC2007-173S Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: Scale 5 Points 9 - 12
Position Start Date: 01/07/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 03/06/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: Week beginning June 10th  

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Required 1st July 2024 - or as soon as possible thereafter

37 hours per week, 52.14 weeks per year (holidays to be taken in school closure periods)

Actual salary: £25119 - £26421

Working pattern: Monday to Thursday 10.15 a.m. - 6.15 p.m. (with 30 minutes lunchbreak), Friday 10.45 a.m. - 6.15 p.m. (with 30 minutes lunchbreak); (flexibility may be required for special events etc.)

We are seeking to appoint a reliable, hardworking and trustworthy individual to join our team as Site Manager, who will ensure that our children have a safe and secure place to learn and play. This is due to the retirement of our current Site Manager.

The successful candidate will ensure the safe operation of the school by carrying out a range of duties including management of statutory compliance, health and safety, general maintenance and supervision of contractors.

You will be

  • flexible in your work
  • have good general maintenance and DIY skills (for example, decorating, carpentry, plumbing)
  • have good communication skills, as you will be liaising with contractors and tradesman as well as pupils, staff, governors and parents
  • take pride in your work and be able to use your initiative

Ideally you should also have an awareness of COSHH, safe manual handling practices and Health and Safety requirements. Prior experience in a similar setting is desirable, but not essential, as training will be provided. A full driving licence and use of own car is essential as you may be required to attend outside of normal working hours. Myland Primary School is ideally located close to the A12 for good transport links.

Other duties will include locking and unlocking the premises, being a primary key holder, attending call outs, maintenance duties, maintaining stocks of materials, general porterage, record keeping, legionella testing (training will be given) and managing day to day Health and Safety compliance.

Our children are delightful and you would be joining a friendly, hardworking team. Visits to our school are strongly encouraged and warmly welcomed. Please call our school office to make an appointment. All applications must be made online please (via the Essex Jobs website), using the standard Essex application form. Please note that we do not accept CVs and that the application form must be completed in full.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if an appropriate candidate applies.

Myland Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This appointment is subject to safer recruitment procedures including an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and medical clearance.

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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Contact Information

Debbie Griggs
Mill Road
Mile End, Colchester
Essex, CO4 5LD
Telephone: 01206 852109

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