Site Manager - Boorley Park Primary School

Southampton, England, gb
Company: Highfield Professional Solutions
Category: Management Occupations
Published on 2021-08-01 18:10:25

Site Manager - Boorley Park Primary School

37 hours a week worked over a split shift, 52 weeks per year. Grade D - Step 1 Actual Annual Salary £21,403 plus 24 days holiday.

Boorley Park Primary is a brand new school that opened in September 2019 with Reception Year and has grown steadily since.

We are delighted to be offering such an exciting opportunity for a highly committed, enthusiastic and energetic person to manage this new school site, ensuring operational effectiveness whilst carrying out day to day maintenance tasks and overseeing site security and cleaning.

The role is varied and will involve responsibility for Health & Safety systems, building maintenance overseeing the site security, cleaning, record keeping, moving and handling of objects and deliveries, working at height and grounds maintenance. Previous site experience is essential and a background of working in schools would be desirable for this role.

Basic literacy and numeracy and IT/computer skills are essential for this role. Job specific training will be provided if required.

The post is for 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday and will usually operate a split shift. Exact hours are negotiable but will begin approximately two hours before the start of the school day until mid-morning and from mid-afternoon until early evening. An example of hours can be found on the job description. Flexibility will be required by mutual agreement to take account of the changing needs of the school.

We are looking for a site manager who will:

  • Ensure the security of the school buildings and site, liaising with staff, contractors and the Wildern Academy Trust Estates Manager as appropriate.
  • Oversee and engage with the cleaning and maintenance of the site.
  • Undertake minor repairs, maintenance and decorating.
  • Oversee and be point of contact for the cleaners and other contractors on site as appropriate.
  • Undertake checks and maintain records to meet statutory health and safety requirements e.g. COSHH, legionella, risk assessments, fire alarms etc.
  • Liaise with the Headteacher about lettings and wider use of the site, working flexibly to meet the needs of the children and the school.
  • Have a key holder responsibility and be prepared to attend out of hours emergency call outs.
  • Be a keen team player but with the ability to work independently, flexible, and resilient with good communication skills.
  • Help us to maintain our outdoor spaces for the children.

  • Benefits of working for our trust include:

  • Enrolment in one of the UK's Largest public sector pension schemes
  • A tax efficient Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice
  • A tax efficient IT Leasing scheme through salary sacrifice
  • Friendly and sociable colleagues
  • Staff membership rates to our modern Leisure Centre at Wildern School
  • Good transport links
  • Free on-site car park

  • Application Procedure:

    Applications should be on Wildern Academy Trust application forms, our application form does differ from the standard Hampshire County Council form and individual CV's will not be accepted. If you currently work in a school, please ensure one of your references is from your current Headteacher. Application forms and further information about the school can be found on the Boorley Park Primary School website https://sv/site/

    Completed Wildern Academy Trust application forms can be e-mailed or sent by post for the attention of Mrs F Mitchell, Wildern School, Wildern Lane, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 4EJ.

    Unfortunately, due to school closures we are unable to show you round the school at the current time. Mrs Sillars, Headteacher, is happy to talk to candidates over the phone or with web conferencing, please make contact by emailing

    Closing Date for applications: Midday Wednesday, 19th May 2021

    Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we receive applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

    Wildern Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS) along with other relevant employment checks.

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