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Site Manager - Full-time

St Francis Catholic Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-5207-70S
  • Posted:27/07/2022
  • Pay:KR6
  • Start Date:September
  • App Close Date:28/08/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Friday 2nd September


We wish to appoint an experienced, hardworking and reliable person who would like to join our friendly and supportive team. The successful candidate will be responsible for the safety and security of the school site. This position will suit someone who takes pride in their environment and their role, and enjoys the challenge of a school setting. Experience of premises management is essential.

  • A permanent full-time position, 52 weeks per annum
  • 35 hours per week
  • Monday to Friday working a split shift 
  • Two hours each Saturday (term time only) to open and close the school for lettings
  • Hours: 7.30am to 11.30am and 4pm to 6.30pm Monday to Friday
  • Two hours (flexible timings) Saturday term time only
  • Salary -  Kent Range 6
  • 25 days holiday
  • Start date asap

The Site Manager plays an essential role in the day-to-day running of the whole school environment and will be able to work cooperatively with all members of the school community to ensure high standards are maintained at all times. 

The successful candidate will be able to work to an agreed plan but also prioritise using own initiative when handling day to day matters. The successful candidate should be able to work with an assistant caretaker.  There will need to be a degree of flexibility around key events in the school calendar e.g: parents’ evenings, school fairs, governor meetings, lettings etc.

The successful candidate will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS check prior to employment start date.

We welcome visits to the school prior to application and interview. Please contact the school office on generalenquiries@stfranciscatholicprimary.com for further details and to arrange a suitable date and time.

St Francis Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Information about the school

St Francis is a popular, inclusive, well- equipped primary school serving a wide Catholic community in Maidstone and beyond. We are a large two form entry school with over 420 pupils on roll. The school is housed in a modern building which includes an open plan library and up to date computer suite. All classes are well resourced and have interactive whiteboards and visualisers.

We are a hardworking, dedicated and enthusiastic team described by Ofsted as “an impressive professional workforce, committed to ensuring that all pupils make progress”. We are committed to enabling all children to achieve the very best they can through a dynamic, creative and questioning curriculum. Staff development is always focused on ensuring outstanding teaching and learning, with challenge for all.

Our most recent Ofsted inspection in September 2018, judged the school to be good in all areas.

Tolerance, mutual respect and understanding are central to the excellent relationships and standards of behaviour within the school.

Our children are energetic and friendly and enjoy taking responsibility for themselves and others. We believe in developing the whole child in a happy and safe environment where high expectations of learning and discipline ensure that all are able to achieve academically, spiritually and socially.

We provide an outstanding Catholic education with many opportunities for our children to become immersed in the liturgical life of the school and our parish through daily assemblies, masses and other services.

Our community is enriched through strong relationships with all stakeholders – children, staff, parents, governors and friends work together to secure the best outcomes for our children. You would receive a very warm welcome to our school community.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 771568


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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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.