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Maintenance Site Lead - Full-time

Nore Academy , Sheerness

  • Ref:KCC1-100-2S
  • Posted:26/02/2024
  • Pay:Grade 7 (SSP18 £26,539 to SSP19 £27,196)
  • Start Date:3rd June 2024
  • App Close Date:14/03/2024 at 10:00
  • Interviews:25th-29th March 2024


We are seeking to a Maintenance Site Lead, to start 03/06/24, to be a part of the pre-opening phase prior to the opening in September 2024. As maintenance site lead you will provide a responsive caretaking and maintenance service, to supervise cleaning staff and minibus drivers: to ensure high standards of caretaking/cleaning throughout the school site; to provide a clean and safe environment for users of the school buildings, fleet and grounds; and to supervise contractors and ensure compliance through regular maintenance, servicing and inspection.

The successful candidate will be a well organised individual with experience of maintenance and/or site management either in Education or Industry. You will have knowledge of a breadth of mechanical and electronic systems such as heating, alarms and power and can demonstrate the ability to prioritise tasks and to work on your own initiative. You will be well organised and adept in using a breadth of ICT to maintain clear records of work and management of contracts. You will line manage a small team and will have high aspirations for maintaining a high quality, clean and presentable site. You will show a commitment to safe working practices and a knowledge of Health and Safety.

The School

We encourage you to visit our website and watch the welcome video which we hope will help you understand the vision and our aspirations for Nore Academy, please click here (hyperlink) Welcome - The Sabden Multi Academy Trust

If you would like to find out more information or arrange an informal conversation please email Leanne Gilbey, Personnel and Projects Officer at recruitment@sabden.org.uk.


For an application pack, please visit the vacancy section of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust website here: http://www.sabden.org.uk/216/vacancies

Please send completed applications to recruitment@sabden.org.uk.

Please note CVs will not be accepted.


The school has a proven commitment to 'Equality of Opportunity' and actively promotes the welfare and safeguarding of young people. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Debarring Service (DBS).

Information about the school

The SABDEN Multi Academy Trust, is an aspirational and supportive Trust, aiming to create a warm, caring, stable, supportive environment in which all staff and pupils feel safe. We are three special schools, a large countywide alternative provision and a vocational free school across East Sussex. The Trust is also in the pre-opening phase of opening a new SEMH Free School on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent. We strive to discover success through learning, self-belief and achievement. Pupils are empowered to take responsibility through a personalised curriculum supported by secure systems.

Nore Academy, a brand new Free School which is being opened in partnership with Kent County Council, is an SEMH school on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent opening in September 2024. The new school will eventually serve up to 120 secondary aged pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs, some with associated autism spectrum conditions or social communication difficulties. The school will grow from 48 pupils in its opening year to full capacity by the fifth year. Once established, Nore Academy will also offer outreach services for local schools and their pupils on the Isle of Sheppey.

Nore Academy will be a unique school to be part of; it will be committed to ensuring that each child can access the highest possible standard of education, where they can be supported to manage their behaviour, emotional and mental health needs. The new school will offer a broad, balanced and stretching curriculum, aspirational qualification offer and effective pastoral support structures.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Leanne Gilbey
  • Address:Danley Road, Minster-On-Sea, Sheerness, Kent, ME12 3AP
  • Telephone: NA
  • Email: recruitment@sabden.org.uk


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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 Education.