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Site Manager - Full-time - Special Needs Position

Portal House School, Dover

  • Ref:KCC886-7067-72S
  • Posted:16/01/2019
  • Pay:Kent Range 6 (£19,864 - £21,789)
  • Start Date:Feb 2019
  • App Close Date:08/02/2019 at 10:00
  • Interviews:TBC


Do you want to commit to help maintain and develop this successful KCC Special School

We are seeking someone who can be responsible for the security, health & safety, maintenance and improvement of the school building site and vehicles.

Personal Qualities and Experience:

  • Practical and professional with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude.
  • Extensive background in the building trade (minimum 2 years) to include experience in Carpentry, Plumbing and Electrics.
  • Use of a wide range of equipment/machinery e.g. kitchen, garden and general maintenance.
  • Understanding of health & safety requirements including (COSHH) and the ability to recognise and take action to avoid potential risks under Health & Safety Legislation.
  • Level 2/3 diploma (or equivalent) proficient technical skills, practical skills and a driving licence.
  • Computer Literate: Microsoft Office and the ability to use other job related IT applications.
  • Excellent literacy and numerical skills in order to complete recording of technical data for the school and Local Authority.

Portal House School acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with KCC requirements .We expect staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and a check against the ISA barred list for children.

We are a small and friendly secondary school with a strong, supportive and committed staff team.

Visits to the school are welcome please contact the school to arrange a visit: 01304 853033.


Information about the school

Portal House School is a K.C.C. Special School for up to 60 Secondary aged pupils who experience Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties. Many also have medical conditions such as Autism, ADHD, ODD and attachment disorders.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01304) 853526


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.