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Job Ref No. ECC2162-126 Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: £25,391 - £29,459 (including fringe allowance)
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 14/06/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Salary: £25,391 - £29,459 (including fringe allowance) Scale 5-6 Pt 8-17

Working hours: 37 hours per week 52 weeks per year, 7am - 11:00/11:30: 3 - 6pm (Split Shift)

Start date: ASAP

We are looking to appoint a hardworking, energetic, enthusiastic, self-motivated, reliable and well organised person, with a can-do and customer focused attitude, to join our team as Site Manager.

Although the role will be based at Katherines Primary Academy, the school is part of a trust of six schools and the Site Manager would be expected to support colleagues across all schools as and when required.

Duties will include security of the buildings and site, including Health and Safety compliance, non-specialist maintenance and repairs, grounds work, managing contractors and general porterage. The post holder will be responsible for the cleaning of designated areas on a daily basis in conjunction with other cleaning staff.

Previous Site Manager experience would be beneficial, although a high level of technical ability in routine maintenance, handy-person skills and managing premises projects is essential.

The successful candidate will:

· Be honest, reliable and hardworking and able to work using their own initiative

· Have good DIY and premises skills and be able to carry out minor repairs and jobs competently
· Have the ability and confidence to supervise and monitor the work of cleaning staff
· Be willing to attend relevant courses to develop their expertise
· Be good at prioritising and meeting deadlines and to work independently
· Be committed to achieving high standards in their work
· Have good record keeping skills
· Be flexible and cheerful and enjoy working with children, parents, governors and staff - Be a good team player, be pro-active and willing to become involved in all aspects of school life
· Have basic IT skills

Annual leave to be taken during school closure periods.

What Ofsted say about Katherines Primary Academy:

"Katherines Primary Academy and Nursery is a fully inclusive school where everybody is made to feel special. Pupils love coming to school. They are proud of their school and welcome visitors with a smile"

"Parents were overwhelmingly positive in their responses about the school. They particularly value the school's support of the 'whole' child. Many commented that they feel nothing is too much trouble for the staff"

"The behaviour and attitudes of pupils are a strength of the school. Pupils feel part of the Katherines School community. They value the relationships they have with each other and staff. Pupils are able to self-regulate and quickly focus on their learning. They are polite and respectful to each other and adults"

"Staff are very appreciative of the collaborative support that the trust provides and the opportunities for extra training. These supports staff well to implement the chosen curriculum"

What our teachers say about our Katherines Primary Academy:

"I very much enjoy working for the academy, because I feel supported, valued and work with a great group of people."

"I feel like it is an incredibly supportive working atmosphere where people want the best for one another and go out of their way to do their best for both staff and pupils. It is pupil driven which is why I particularly agree with the academy's attitude towards priorities."

"Staff and pupils feel that we are all part of one family that help and support each other."

NET Academies Trust is dedicated to leading and promoting best practice in education. We would like to hear from you if you share our vision, values and enthusiasm. We are very happy to talk about the post informally if you require more information.

In compliance with Safer Recruitment guidelines, CVs cannot be accepted.

NET Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of the Safer Recruitment process all shortlisted applicants will be subject to social media checks. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Information about the School

Katherines Primary Academy and Nursery are a thriving Primary School in a small estate in Harlow and a school that the staff, children, parents and myself are incredibly proud of. Our children display excellent learning behaviours, they embrace each new learning opportunity building on prior knowledge and developing new skills, within a challenging curriculum.

Since coming into post, as Head of School in September 2017, I, along with my dedicated team, ensure that children's well being and voice are at the heart of what we do. We are extremely proud of our academic results, above National Standards in all subjects, for the last two consecutive years. We believe that every child’s learning and development is as individual as they, at Katherines Primary Academy children GROW in our care. Our commitment to each child is that they will leave us as Global citizens, Resilient learners, Outstanding achievers and Well-rounded empowered individuals. This coupled with our '100 things at Katherines' is designed to ensure that we are shaping our children's futures in the most positive way possible. We are confident that our children are equipped to face new challenges in the modern world, ready for their next stage of education in their respective secondary schools and beyond.

Mrs Annette Norris

Head of School

Katherine Primary Academy and Nursery

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

Claire Whitehouse
Brookside, Harlow
Essex, CM19 5NJ
Telephone: 01279 421495
Email: office@katherines.netacademies.net

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