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Job Ref No. ECC2114-228S Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: Scale 6 to Scale 7 (Depending on experience)
Position Start Date: 27/05/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 30/04/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: W/c 6th May 2024  

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Job Title: Site Manager - Parkwood Academy

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37 hours - working 52.14 weeks per year

Scale: Scale 6 or Scale 7 (Depending on experience)

Salary: £26,873.00 - £33,024.00 (Depending on experience)

Start date: ASAP

Closing date: 30th April 2024, Midday

Interviews: w/c 6th May 2024

Parkwood Academy are looking for a dedicated, hardworking and reliable Site Manager to ensure the safe operation, statutory compliance and general maintenance of the school.

We are looking for a Site Manager who will take pride in the management, maintenance and cleanliness of our school premises. At Parkwood 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 working pattern will be 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday. The position requires a split shift, which will be Monday & Friday 07:00-10:30 & 13:30-18:00 and Tuesday to Thursday 07:00-10:30 & 14:30-18:00. Dependant on candidate pool, job share will be considered.

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

  • Able to prioritise, with a commitment to providing a high-quality service.
  • Experienced in building maintenance.
  • Hardworking, punctual, and committed to keeping the school site safe, secure and clean and are willing to work as part of a dedicated team.
  • An excellent timekeeper, reliable and trustworthy.
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of Safeguarding.
  • A good communicator and have good interpersonal skills.
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge and or experience of Health & Safety in the workplace.
  • Able to manage site security and be a key holder which requires occasional late evenings and weekend functions and regular lettings.
  • Confident in general maintenance and have a range of practical trade or DIY skills applicable to the role.
  • Able to solicit quotations to achieve best value for site works.
  • A positive role model for both staff and pupils.
  • Prepared to undertake relevant training required for your role.

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.

· An additional week's holiday in October resulting in a 2-week break during this term.

· 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 01245 354605, 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.

Parkwood 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 Sarah O'Donnell, Recruitment Consultant at 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

Nestled in the heart of Melbourne Drive, Chelmsford, Parkwood Academy is a thriving primary school within the South Essex Academy Trust (SEAT), a dynamic network of schools that champion collaboration and mutual support. SEAT is a multi-academy trust comprising a family of primary schools that actively work together to achieve the best possible outcomes for children and staff.

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

Sarah O'Donnell
Westwood Academy
Beresford Close, Hadleigh
Essex, SS7 2SU
Telephone: 01702559467

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