Site Manager/Premises Officer Facilities - Full-time

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Recruiter
BOWER GROVE SCHOOL
Location
Maidstone
Salary
17827.00 - 19608.00 GBP Annual
Posted
16 Sep 2017
Expires
26 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Pay: KR5 (GBP17,827 - GBP19,608)

Start Date: Oct 2017

We are seeking a Site Manager to be responsible for the management and operation of premises related functions at the school (including 2 associated small local sites). The successful candidate will demonstrate skills to ensure a safe and healthy environment is maintained for pupils, staff and visitors. The Site Manager will line manage 2 Assistant Caretakers and 2 in-house cleaners; in addition to liaising with contract cleaners as and when required.

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.
  • The ability to lead and procure quotations with contractors for day to day repair and replacement.
  • A driving licence (with D1 category to drive minibuses).
  • A happy disposition, good communication skills and a 'can do' approach.
  • Some knowledge of COSHH, Health & Safety, and Legionella is essential - further training can be given to the right candidate.

This position is offered on a full time (52 weeks) permanent basis working 37 hours per week on a split shift basis as follows:-

Monday to Thursday - 7am to 11.30am and 3pm to 6pm

Friday - 7am to 11am and 3pm to 6pm

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.

Closing Date: 25/09/2017 at 12:00

Interviews: 2 October, 2017

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. We offer a unique teaching and learning environment and committed staff and pupils.

The school is pleasantly situated on the outskirts of Maidstone with extensive field and play facilities. The school provides some excellent specialist accommodation for Design and Technology, Science, Home Economics, ICT, Art, Music and PE. Bower Grove caters for approximately 200 pupils between the ages of 4 and 16 years.

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.

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