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Site Manager/Premises Officer Facilities - Full-time

Wrotham School, Sevenoaks

  • Ref:KCC886-5409-219S
  • Posted:25/05/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 10 (£34,866 - 41,011)
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:30/06/2022 at 14:00
  • Interviews:July 2022


Wrotham School is looking for an experienced Site Manager to direct and manage the activities of the facilities, maintenance and cleaning teams so that buildings, grounds and plant are safe, maintained appropriately and secure.


The role of the Site Manager:


  • Develop, implement and maintain an appropriate programme of repair and maintenance activities across the site to ensure that such activities are timely and cost effective.
  • Direct the day to day activities of the maintenance teams across the site, including setting and agreeing schedules for any over time or weekend working, as well as ensuring appropriate arrangements are in place to allow emergency repairs to be undertaken, including any arrangements to cover repairs which may be necessary outside of normal operating hours.
  • To be responsible for ensuring the safe and efficient operation of all mechanical, electrical, heating and water services on the premises, including lifts, and to ensure safe levels of lighting, heating and ventilation are maintained.
  • Liaise with teaching staff efficiently to ensure regular maintenance of work areas.
  • Ensure that the maintenance and cleaning team operates effectively and delivers maintenance and cleaning of the Academy to agreed high standards. Dealing with any associated HR issues including their performance reviews.
  • Liaise with external building, grounds and maintenance contractors working on the site to ensure a high standard of work, completed to the agreed specification, ensuring that they are completed on time and are cost effective.
  • Ensure the security of the site, and arrangements are in place for emergency call outs. Ensure that all buildings are opened and locked as required including weekends.
  • Ensure that all deliveries received are stored securely and delivered to their appropriate locations.
  • Identify and record risk assessments for all areas of the various buildings, grounds and plant, undertaking any remedial action as required.
  • Advise the Director of Finance and Resources and the Head teacher of any health and safety issues and their implications. To act as the Health and Safety Manager of the Academy. To be responsible for annual H&S audits, risk assessments, maintain the H&S documents and policies and organise staff training as required. To ensure that changes to H&S legislation are implemented and communicated to all management and staff.

Information about the school

Wrotham School is part of the Character Education Trust, a Trust of schools that focus on helping students develop strong character strengths, reach their academic potential and discover where they excel.

The school has been recognised for its excellent work on Character Education by being awarded the prestigious School of Character Kitemark - a formal acknowledgement of the work the school has done to promote and develop good character in the school community.

We are a progressive and innovative school that provides a positive and productive place to work for teachers of all experience levels.

Wrotham is a small village in the heart of Kent, surrounded by a scenic rural landscape and beautiful countryside with excellent (5 minute) access from the A20/M20 and close proximity to the A2/M2/M25/M26. Journey by road from nearby Bromley/ Dartford/ Bexley/ Orpington varies from 15-30 minutes. The local mainline station is a 10 minute walk from the school and is on the direct commuter line to Victoria Station in central London; this line includes stops at Bromley South.

For further information visit our website www.wrothamschool.com

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).