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Site Manager / Senior Caretaker - Part-time

East Farleigh Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2163-75S
  • Posted:29/07/2022
  • Pay:KR6
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:14/08/2022 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC


East Farleigh has an exciting opportunity for a skilled, highly motivated and dependable Site Manager / Senior Caretaker to join our friendly staff and help us realise our vision for the whole school community.

Under the direction of the Headteacher, our new Site Manager will be responsible for duties including managing all health and safety aspects for the site, general maintenance of the building and grounds, project management of specific work involving liaising with contractors, general security and duties of this kind associated with the support of the premises and some cleaning. There may occasionally be some unsocial hours due to you being the primary key holder for the site. For a more comprehensive list of duties, please refer to the attached job description. 

Previous experience of premises / general maintenance is preferred, but you must be physically fit and take pride working as part of a team in a school setting. You should be a confident communicator, have good time management skills - to juggle 'can you please...' requests - prioritise duties and be able to use your own initiative. 

Our new Site Manager will continue to be a central part of our team and active school community, ensuring that our school is maintained to the highest standard to ensure that all our children have the best learning environment both indoors and out. If you think you could be the person for the job, please get in touch as we would love to meet you!

Further details about the role can be found on the attached job description. 

This is a permenant, part time position (27.5hrs paid at Kent Range 6 pro-rata) with flexible working hours which will be discussed and agreed as part of the interview process. 


East Farleigh Primary School is committed to the protection and safeguarding of children. Any successful candidates will be dedicated to inclusive principles and be wholly committed to safeguarding children.

Information about the school

Engage. Excite. Empower.

East Farleigh is a small, single form entry village primary school set in the heart of the beautiful Kent countryside. Our school offers a welcoming, caring and inclusive place of learning where children feel happy, safe and secure; this allows them to thrive in everything they do.

Our Vision:

  • We will deliver a creative curriculum which instils the value of knowledge and skills, inspiring a love of learning.

  • We will ensure leaders drive continuous improvement through effective decision-making based on current research and best practice.

  • We will maximise opportunities to work with local, National and global partners to equip our children to be confident and courageous citizens

  • We will provide a safe, inclusive environment that fosters openness and independence, celebrating diversity and promoting equality.

  • We will optimise opportunities for all students to exceed expectations and reach their full potential, preparing them for their next stage of learning

  • We will expect all members of our school community to respect each other and their environment, consistently upholding the highest standards of behaviour and self-discipline.

At East Farleigh Primary we recognise the diversity of talents that our students have, and help them to reach their full potential by supporting them in as many ways as possible.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 729850


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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.