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School Site Manager

Swindon, Wiltshire
Haydon Wick Primary School
Full Time
£19,554 - £22,911 FTE pro rata pa
19th June 2020
Start Date
1st August 2020
10th July 2020 12:00 AM
Contract Term
Job ID
Start date
1st August 2020
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1106350


Salary Grade: L

Salary Band: £19,554 - £22,911 FTE pro rata pa

Location: Haydon Wick Primary School

Contract Type: All Year Round

Contract Term: Permanent

Closing Date: Thursday 09 July 2020

Interview Date: 17 July 2020

Hours: 37 pw

Start: August 2020

About the Opportunity

Do you have a hands-on approach to your work? Do you take pride in presentation of your work and enjoy a challenge? If so, please read on and apply!

As a valued and dependable member of our Estates/Facilities Management team, you will manage the school premises in order to ensure a high standard of cleanliness and maintenance, whilst at the same time ensuring a safe learning environment for our children.

We need someone who will be responsible for the maintenance and security of the school premises, including the opening and locking of the premises and ensuring a trained second key holder to cover any periods of absence. The working pattern will therefore be a split shift system covering mornings and afternoons. Ideally you will be flexible to changes of needs and able to reprioritise your workload and work on your own initiative where necessary.

We require someone to be responsible for the premises outside of normal working hours in regards to locking/unlocking and any additional cleaning, setting of security alarm systems, carrying out security checks and responding to emergency calls. As part of your role you will also undertake a range of re-decoration and minor maintenance work as agreed with your line manager, e.g. minor plumbing, carpentry, light bulb change, unblocking of drains, repairing furniture, litter picks, gritting, sweeping etc.

The Site Manager will be responsible for the day to day cleanliness of the premises inside and out and will undertake cleaning duties where required including collecting/assembling waste for collection and receiving deliveries of goods/equipment.

About You

  • GCSE Maths and English grade C+ or equivalent desirable
  • Previous Handyman/Caretaker/Facilities Management experience
  • Working knowledge of moving & handling procedures
  • Basic level IT literacy desirable


We know that your role requires you to put a lot of time and effort into it and because of this we believe you should be rewarded. As a White Horse Federation employee you will have access to benefits listed below.

Some benefits are accessible by all staff irrespective of their contract type (T). Some are only eligible to permanent (P) employees following a successful probation period as noted:

  • Car Purchase scheme (P)
  • Reward Gateway discounts (P&T)
  • Cashback healthcare plan (P)
  • Discounted gym membership scheme (P&T)
  • Hire purchase Cycle to Work scheme (P)
  • Free and confidential advice, information and counselling service (P&T)
  • Excellent Pension scheme (P&T)

Why Work With Us

The White Horse Federation (TWHF) is a not-for-profit multi-academy trust that supports and sponsors many primary, secondary and special schools across Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Swindon, Oxfordshire and Berkshire.

Its shared vision for excellence through partnership means it is also committed to keeping the best of what makes a local school great – in other words, the type of schools where TWHF colleagues would be proud to send their own children.

TWHF combines a relentless drive for academic excellence with a shared moral purpose and shared values, while ensuring that fun and happiness are a key attribute of each of its schools. TWHF believes that partnership-working with its schools, pupils and their parents, as well as the wider community, helps creates the best possible outcomes for all children.

TWHF empowers its colleagues through support, training and career opportunities to recruit and retain outstanding staff who are leaders in their field. That way TWHF can ensure that every student achieves their full potential, regardless of background, culture, heritage or ability.

The White Horse Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful for this position you will be expected to apply for a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before appointment is confirmed. References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview.


Safeguarding Statement:

Haydon Wick Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Haydon Wick Primary School

Haydon Wick Primary School

Part of The White Horse Federation

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