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Job Ref No. ECC2915-86S Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: Scale 6-7 Point 13-24
Position Start Date: 21/10/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 12/07/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: w/c 15th July 2024  

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School: Westwood Academy

Position: Site Manager

Contract: Permanent

Hours per week: 37 hours per week

Scale: 6 Point 13-17 (Depending on experience)

Actual Salary: £26,873.00 to 28,770.00(Depending on experience)

Application Closes:Friday 12th July - Midday

Interview Date: w/c15th July 2024

There is undoubtedly something very special about Westwood Academy, and we take immense pride in our school community. Here, we work collaboratively to create a safe, happy, and vibrant environment where students can learn and thrive.

We are looking for a Site Manager who will take pride in the management, maintenance and cleanliness of our school premises. At Westwood Academy, we work collaboratively as a team and therefore the successful candidate will be approachable, adaptable and have a 'can do' attitude to meet the needs of this fast paced, school working environment.

The successful candidate will be required to work 37 hours per week, Monday to Thursday 06.30 am to 09.15 am, 12:00pm to 13:30pm and then 15:00 pm - 18:15pm and on a Friday 06.30 am to 09.15 am, 12:00pm to 13:30pm and then 15:00 pm - 17:45pm.

This position has the opportunity for onsite residency in a 3 bedroomed detached house.

We would be delighted to hear from you if you have:

● The ability to prioritise, with a commitment to providing a high-quality service.

● Experience in building maintenance.

● The ability to be hardworking, punctual, and committed to keeping the school site safe, secure and clean and are willing to work as part of a dedicated team.

● Excellent timekeeping, are reliable and trustworthy.

● The ability to demonstrate an understanding of Safeguarding.

● Good communication and interpersonal skills.

● The ability to demonstrate knowledge and or experience of Health & Safety in the workplace.

● The ability to manage site security and be a key holder which requires occasional late evenings and weekend functions and regular lettings.

● Confidence in general maintenance and have a range of practical trade or DIY skills applicable to the role.

● The ability to solicit quotations to achieve best value for site works.

● The ability to undertake relevant training required for your role.

● The ability to overcome communication barriers and build rapport with individuals from a range of backgrounds.

● Effective organisational and interpersonal skills,enabling you to manage tasks efficiently and collaborate effectively with colleagues.

● The ability to work independently and take initiative,taking pride in your work and consistently seeking opportunities to contribute to the team's success.

What we can offer you:

● Engaged and enthusiastic pupils who are 'proud to belong' to our school and enjoy learning in a stimulating environment.

● A forward thinking, proactive Trust that is dedicated to the success of its pupils and staff.

● A dynamic and collaborative team of leadership who are dedicated and committed to the success of pupils and staff alike.

● Access to ongoing training empowering you to grow and excel in your role.

● A comprehensive Employee Assistance programme available to all employees, providing you with the support you need, whenever you need it.

Take the Next Step:

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact the office team directly at 01702 559467, to schedule an appointment. We hope to meet you.

We encourage you to submit your application at your earliest convenience as we reserve the right to close this job opportunity early.

Westwood Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. We follow safer recruitment practice and appointments are subject to satisfactory DBS certification and references.

As part of the South Essex Academy Trust we are an equal opportunities employer.

How to apply:

If you would like to apply for this position, please click on the 'apply for this vacancy' button to complete our application form. Once completed please send to recruitment@seacademytrust.co.uk along with your Recruitment Monitoring Information form.

Job Description and Person Specification is also included in the attachments.

Please take care to complete the application in full as incomplete applications will not be considered.

Information about the School

There is undoubtedly something very special about Westwood Academy, and we take immense pride in our school community. Here, we work collaboratively to create a safe, happy, and vibrant environment where students can learn and thrive.

We have a great deal of fun in our learning, whether in the classroom or playground, on the sports field, during one of our educational visits or themed learning days.

Supporting our school, South Essex Academy Trust plays a pivotal role by providing leadership, CPD, and school improvement through the peer review model, Leadership Academy, and the support of our School Improvement team. Leaders invest time and CPD in developing staff expertise and teachers value the training they receive; this gives teachers the confidence to adopt teaching approaches that get the best from pupils.

Our team is wholeheartedly devoted to children’s well-being, setting high standards, and nurturing the skills and enthusiasm necessary for our pupils to embrace the opportunities, responsibilities, and experiences that life has to offer.

If you would like to find out more about us, please contact the school and make a convenient appointment; we will be delighted to welcome you!

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

Vicky Merrell
Beresford Close
Hadleigh, Benfleet
Essex, SS7 2SU
Telephone: 01702 559467
Email: recruitment@seacademytrust.co.uk

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