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Assistant Site Manager - Full-time

Astor Secondary School, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-4113-307S
  • Posted:13/09/2023
  • Pay:KR5
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:11/10/2023 at 08:00
  • Interviews:w/c 16th October 2023


Assistant Site/Maintenance Manager 

We wish to appoint a person familiar with general caretaking responsibilities, with some practical experience in maintenance, decorating and or minor building work.  The postholder will help to manage and maintain our site at Astor Secondary School and also support the work of the site managers at our other schools within the Trust.   

We offer a welcoming and supportive working environment, with an excellent wellbeing support package, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and Kent Rewards staff discounts.

You will need to be flexible and to take pride in keeping the school well maintained, providing a clean, tidy, safe environment for our staff, pupils and visitors.  You will need to be able to work both on your own initiative as well as under the guidance of others. 

Our site is hired out to local community groups which is a good source of income for the school.  As part of this role, you may be required, at times, to work together with our established and new customers to ensure the smooth running of our facilities. 

A full driving licence is essential. 

The current team work a shift pattern and you will rota between the early shift: 7am until 3pm and late shift: 10am until 6pm. Some flexibility will be necessary for the late shifts when the school has events on. 

Salary will be in the region of Kent Range 5 (£22,900 - £24,013 per annum for 37.5 hours per week)

Astor Secondary School and Samphire Star Education Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure application to the Disclosure & Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for Children plus verification of the right to work in the UK. 

Please complete the application form which is available from the "apply now" button at the top of this advert.  Please also complete the Equal Opportunities Form available at the bottom of this advert. 

Please send all documents to our HR Team hr@samphirestar.com  or to 'The HR Department, Astor Secondary School, Astor Avenue, Dover, Kent, CT17 0AS'. For enquiries, please call 01304 200150.  CVs will not be accepted.

Information about the school

Samphire Star Education Trust is a family of schools which serve the south of Kent community and beyond. We are Astor Secondary School, Barton Junior School, Shatterlocks Infant and Nursery School, and White Cliffs Primary and Nursery School.

We prioritise the safety and wellbeing of our staff and students. At all levels, individuals have the opportunity to extend their interests and develop their talents through collaboration and celebration within strong and imaginative teams.

We have a well-established reputation for offering our pupils a safe and caring environment in which they can be happy and thrive as they learn. Ideas and opportunities are explored with enthusiasm through a broad and balanced curriculum throughout our Schools. All young people in our community, from the youngest to the oldest, are encouraged and supported to be the very best versions of themselves possible.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Kate Trevor / Kirsty Garcia Mills
  • Address:HR Team, Astor Secondary School, Astor Avenue, Dover, Kent, CT17 0AS
  • Telephone: 01304200150
  • Email: hr@samphirestar.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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.