Site Manager - Atkinson House School

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 25/02/2020 09:00
£21,589 - £23,836
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Building Maintenance / Caretaking
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Employment Location:
Atkinson House School
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Closing date:
25 Feb
Further Information

This is an exciting opportunity to join staff at Atkinson House School. We aim to appoint a Site Manager who will be proactive and ensure the smooth operation of day-to-day running of the site. Atkinson House School supports students who have Social and Emotional Mental Health needs. We are seeking to appoint a new Site Manager who will work a split shift. We have an enormous amount of pride in our school and we need a Site Manager who shares that pride and is willing to take an active role in school life, complimenting the school’s ‘Ethos of Excellence’.

Atkinson House remains Northumberland County Council’s only designated provision for pupils aged 11 – 19, with Social, Emotional and Mental health (SEMH). The school has always been designated to cater for boys and young men who travel into school from all over Northumberland. Our mission is to provide a high quality educational community, which offers life-changing opportunities in a safe, creative and exciting environment.

The appointed person will need to promote our school values to; inspire our students, respect every member of our school community and to support our students to succeed. We are looking to appoint a highly motivated individual who is proactive, can use their own initiative at all times and is prepared to take on the responsibilities this role requires. The successful candidate will be a good communicator, be able to liaise with staff, students, parents/carers and contractors. They should be proficient in DIY, have good interpersonal skills and have a smart appearance.

The job requires excellent organisational skills and an ability to prioritise the workload. The successful candidate will have administrative skills and line manage three cleaners, in addition they will responsible for the ordering and receiving of cleaning and hygiene products.

The Site Manager will be a key holder, they will open and lock the school each day and during the holidays. They will be responsible for setting alarms will be first call for alarms.

The site needs to be kept safe for all users, and the new Site Manager will have to complete regular testing and recording including Legionella, Fire Safety and other aspects of health and safety, as well as managing contractors on site.

The successful applicant will benefit from significant support, including Induction Programme and ongoing training from Northumberland County Council as part of the school’s Service Level Agreement. A personalised CPD package will be provided to support your transition into the school.

If you are considering an application, we welcome a visit to the school to meet the Head Teacher before you submit your application. Please contact our Office Manager to arrange this if interested.

Duties and key result areas:
• As set out in attached Job Description

Atkinson House School sets high expectations for staff and learners in order to meet our mission and raise standards. We safeguard and protect our students and staff by being committed to respond in accordance with Local Safeguarding Board Procedures.

This posts are exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced criminal records check is required for this post.

Further information about the school can be found on our website.

An application pack including an application form can be obtained via this advert or is available by telephoning the school office, quoting the website vacancy number.

Please include an email address where possible for referees.

Letters of application, outlining the post you are applying for, what skills and experiences you have to date that will make you the ideal appointment and why you want to work at Atkinson House School, along with completed application forms should be returned directly to the school by post and/or by e-mail, no later than 9am on Tuesday 25 February 2020. Successful shortlisted candidates will be contacted individually to inform them of their interview which will be held on Friday 28 February 2020.

School Name: Atkinson House School
Full address: Pitt Lane, Front Street, Seghill.
Postcode: NE23 7EB
Tel.: 0191 2980838
e-mail: admin@atkinson.house
Website address: Atkinsonhouse@northumberland.sch.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.