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Site Operative - Part-time

Foreland Fields School, Ramsgate

  • Ref:KCC886-7040-253S
  • Posted:01/07/2022
  • Pay:Kent Range 3-4, dependent upon experience
  • Start Date:September 2022
  • App Close Date:07/07/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Our visits to classrooms showed the school to be a happy place, where pupils enjoy learning and make strong progress’ (Ofsted, November 2017).

We have a vacancy for a Site Operative at our school. 

Foreland Fields is a specialist school based in a new state-of-the-art building. The school offers excellent on site facilities including specialist rooms and a hydrotherapy pool. The school caters for 250+ pupils aged 3 – 19 years.

Foreland Fields School is innovative and forward thinking, placing great emphasis on the development of all staff in order to ensure the best possible outcomes for pupils.

The ideal candidate will have the relevant skills and abilities to carry out general repairs and maintenance around the school, inside and out. They will have a good knowledge of related Health and Safety procedures and understand and be able to apply Health and Safety procedures relevant to the job such as risk assessment, manual handling, working at heights and COSHH.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be able to display the relevant skills and abilities to manage a range of varied tasks effectively and efficiently.
  • Be able to recognise and to deal with emergency situations.
  • Be committed to effective team working, with a proven ability to work independently using own initiative.
  • Be committed to personal development and show a commitment to training in order to develop their knowledge and experience.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed to find out more about the nature of the work involved. To arrange an informal visit, candidates should contact the School Business Manager on: 01843 863891. 

Information about the school together with all relevant application documents are available below. To ensure equity to all candidates, it is our policy that applications will ONLY be accepted on a completed KCC Staff application form. 

Foreland Fields School is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  A copy of our Child Protection policy is below.  The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure application to the Criminal Records Bureau, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.


Information about the school

Foreland Fields School is a Day Special School for pupils with Profound, Severe and Complex Needs (PSCN), many of whom also have Autistic Spectrum Disorder.

We provide for 250+ pupils aged 3-19 in five departments, Nursery, Infants, Juniors (KS2) Secondary (KS3) and KS4/6th Form. In addition, from September 2022 we will have five fully staffed mainstream inclusion class within Garlinge Primary School, Hartsdown Technology School and East Kent College (Broadstairs campus).

We encourage all of our employees to further their career development and we respect initiative and ambition. We are committed to performance management, staff training and coaching and we will expect the successful candidate to sign up to the values and ethos of our school.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01843) 860710


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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).