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Site Manager - Full-time

Greenfields Community Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-3898-116S
  • Posted:04/12/2021
  • Pay:KR 6/7 depending on experience
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:13/12/2021 at 17:00
  • Interviews:Thursday 16th December


Greenfields Community Primary School are looking to recruit an exceptional professional who is self-motivated to maintain our school to a high standard and work with the leadership team and governing body to develop our premises and grounds to ensure they have a positive impact on the children’s learning and wellbeing.

The successful candidate will be the line manager for the school’s cleaning team and will be required to offer support to the school’s leadership team.  They will take a leading role in health and safety around school, ensuring all requirements are met and correctly documented.  The role requires flexibility, tact and problem solving on a daily basis. It is essential that the applicants are professional, approachable and very effective communicators.

We are looking for someone who possesses a range of skills including extensive maintenance experience and skills in premises management (preferably in schools).

The successful candidate should have: 

  • Maintenance and DIY skills and some experience of Health & Safety legislation as it applies to schools
  • IT Skills, good communication and maths skills.
  • A pride in their work and an understanding of the importance of maintaining a safe and attractive learning environment for children.

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

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

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

We welcome and encourage visits to the school, this can be arranged by contacting our school office on office@greenfieldscps.kent.sch.uk or 01622 758538

Information about the school

Greenfields is an oversubscribed one and a half form entry Community Primary School with 3 Nursery classes. The school is situated in South Maidstone on a large site surrounded by trees and green fields. Our children are very well behaved, friendly and welcoming. Staff are friendly and supportive. Informal visits to the school are encouraged and warmly welcomed.

At Greenfields Community Primary School we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of children and staff and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01622 759042

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).