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Site Manager - Full-time

Bower Grove School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-7032-196S
  • Posted:10/03/2020
  • Pay:Kent Range 9 - 10 ( £28,925 - £38,913)
  • Start Date:asap
  • App Close Date:27/03/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:31st March 2020



We are seeking a Site Manager who is self-motivated, highly organised and flexible to be responsible for the management and operation of school premises related functions (including a small local satellite).  The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to oversee and manage all aspects of site management and be pro-active in the development of working practices and improvements, including overseeing larger projects as they occur.  You will possess practical skills to carry out general maintenance and repairs and ensure a safe and healthy environment is maintained for pupils, staff and visitors.  The Site Manager will line-manage and direct the Site Team (2 other members) and in addition will liaise with the contract cleaners. 


We are looking for an individual who has:-

  • Leadership skills – the ability to lead and organise others and their own workload.
  • A desire and the ability to be pro-active in maintaining the smooth and efficient running of the school premises and displaying a high quality appearance both internally and externally.
  • Knowledge and expertise in general maintenance and repairs to buildings and grounds, plant and equipment.
  • Project Management Skills – the ability to lead and procure quotations with contractors for day to day repair, service and maintenance. To facilitate procurement of quotations for larger projects in cohesion with the Business Manager and Leadership Team.  To oversee the works through to completion.
  • To possess strategic planning skills, be innovative
  • Driving is essential. A clean driving licence is required to manage the school’s small fleet of vehicles.
  • A happy disposition, good communication and organisational skills with a ‘can do’ approach.
  • Some knowledge of Health & Safety procedures is essential – further relevant training will be given to the right candidate.
  • The ability to adapt their skills into a school setting and the day to day routines that ocurr.


For further details of this role please read the Job Description.


This position is offered on a full time permanent basis (52 weeks, 37 hours per week).  Currently the hours are 9.30am – 5.30pm finishing at 5pm on Fridays.  Hours may be negotiated but cover must be provided for opening and closing of the site and other core times of the school day in conjunction with other Site Team members. 

If you are energetic, enjoy working within a happy and active community and can communicate on all levels then we look forward to hearing from you.



Information about the school

Bower Grove is a Foundation Day Special School for statemented pupils with learning and social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH) including social communication difficulties and anxiety. We offer a unique teaching and learning environment and committed staff and pupils.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01622 725025


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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.