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Site Manager - Full-time

St Matthew's High Brooms CEP School, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-3294-160S
  • Posted:28/03/2024
  • Pay:KR6 OR KR7 dependent on experience
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:21/04/2024 at 20:00
  • Interviews:W/C 15.04.24


To be responsible for the security, maintenance and cleaning of the school.

This role requires 37 hours per week - working pattern to be agreed with successful candidate.

  1. Ensure that buildings and the site are secure, including during out of school hours and taking remedial action if required


  1. Act as a designated key holder, providing out of hours and emergency access to the school site


  1. Procure quotes for routine maintenance work on school premises


  1. Contribute to the management of the premises budget


  1. Be responsible for other site staff including cleaning staff and grounds persons


  1. Operate and regularly check systems such as heating, cooling, lighting and security (including CCTV and alarms)


  1. Undertake minor repairs (i.e. not requiring qualified craftsperson) and maintenance of the buildings and site


  1. Arrange emergency repairs


  1. Arrange regular maintenance and safety checks


  1. Oversee onsite maintenance contractors, checking that work is completed to required standards and within required timescales


  1. Monitor materials and stock and/order supplies. Replenish supplies on a daily basis eg toilet rolls, liquid soap, hand towels.


  1. Undertake general portage duties, including moving furniture and equipment within the school


  1. Perform duties in line with health and safety regulations (COSHH) and take action where hazards are identified, report serious hazards to line manager immediately


  1. Undertake regular health and safety checks of buildings, water, fire alarms, grounds, fixtures and fittings, (including compliance with fire safety regulations) and equipment, in line with other schedules. Keep records of checks in line with Health & Safety requirements.


  1. Purchase materials to carry out repairs in line with the school’s finance procedures.


  1. Support the ICT technician with ICT hardware and systems on occasions.


  1. Clean and be responsible for the tidiness and safety of paths, drives and other hard surfaces within the site grounds.

    18. Undertake training to keep compliant with Health & Safety requirements.

  1. Complete risk assessments

Individuals in this role may also undertake some or all of the following:


  1. Ensure the operation and maintenance of specialised equipment following training, for example swimming pools and sports/theatrical equipment


  1. Provide training on health and safety issues to other staff


  1. Facilitate lettings and carry out associated tasks, in line with local agreements


Information about the school

St Matthew's High Brooms Church of England Primary School, is a two-form entry Church of England primary school in a semi-urban area of Tunbridge Wells and Southborough. We have an extensive site and large outdoor areas.

At present there are approximately 360 children on roll. The school serves the community of High Brooms, St John's and Southborough.

We are a happy and lively school that places the children at the heart of everything that we do. Children benefit from many opportunities and take part in the excellent range of academic, physical and creative activities that we offer, both during and after school.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs Carolyn Pollard
  • Address:St. Matthew's High Brooms CEP School, Powder Mill Lane, Southborough, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 9DY
  • Telephone: 01892 528098
  • Email: headteacher@st-matthews.kent.sch.uk

Fax: 01892 517694


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