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Site & Premises Manager - Full-time

Bridge & Patrixbourne CEP School, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-3122-101S
  • Posted:04/12/2021
  • Pay:Kent Range 6 (£20,997 to £22,918)
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:04/01/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Friday 7th January 2022


We are looking to recruit an exceptional professional who is self-motivated to maintain our school to a high standard and work with the leadership and governing body to develop our premises and take a lead in our premises development plan so that our school buildings and grounds have a positive impact on the children’s learning and well-being.

They will be the line manager for the facilities/cleaning team and will be required to offer comprehensive and strategic support to the Headteacher and leadership team.  The role requires flexibility, tact and problem solving on a daily basis. Therefore it is essential that the applicants are professional, approachable and very effective communicators.

 The successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate:

  • the school’s core values
  • relevant qualifications, skills and acumen
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • ability to work under pressure and be able to meet deadlines
  • high standards to do a really good job at all times
  • flexibility and a ‘can do’ attitude.

Previous experience of working in a school is an advantage but not essential. Appropriate professional development and training will be available to address any skills gaps in the successful candidate.

Planned hours would be 7am to 10.30am & 2pm to 6pm.

A job share would be considered if we had two exceptional candidates who wished to do mornings/afternoons between them.

Annual holiday entitlement is 25 days (increasing to 28 days after 5 years service with KCC). Holiday will need to be taken in school holidays.

Applicants are welcome to make an appointment to visit the school prior to submitting their application. If you wish to make an appointment, please email the school office (office@bridge.kent.sch.uk) or contact the Personnel Officer, Jacqui Hurley, on 01227 830276.

Bridge and Patrixbourne CEP School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

Information about the school

Bridge and Patrixbourne Church of England Primary School is a welcoming and nurturing community which promotes creativity (developing our gifts), excellence (being the best we can be) and resilience (learning from our experiences). The school provides opportunities for everyone to flourish and grow within the love of God.

Our semi-rural location, approximately 3 miles from Canterbury, means that we benefit from beautiful natural surroundings which enhance our school curriculum offer. The school prides itself on the opportunities we provide the children in music, art and sports as well as high attainment and achievement in our development of the whole child.

The school also has strong links with the local church and the children are taught our Christian Values of compassion, trust, generosity, forgiveness and service. All children, staff, parents and governors display these values in the way that they interact and behave towards each other.

For more information please visit the school website: www.bridge.kent.sch.uk

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Jessica Haigh
  • Address:Conyngham Lane, Bridge, Canterbury, Kent, CT4 5JX
  • Telephone: (01227) 830276
  • Email: office@bridge.kent.sch.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).