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N05 £22,627 - £24,491 per annum
Building Maintenance / Caretaking
West Walker Primary School, Church St, Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 3XW
Our school is one of six primary and secondary schools within the NEAT Academy Trust family of schools. At the heart of our trust is the aim to Nurture, Educate, Achieve and Transform the lives of all young people within the communities we serve across the North East.
The Site Manager will be responsible for the smooth running of the school site and operations by: managing cleaning, contractors, and site staff, undertaking minor repair & minor maintenance works, ensuring heating, lighting and alarm systems are checked regularly, take responsibility for orders relating to school facilities, overseeing the school’s lettings, as well as security and health and safety of the school site.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and flexible individual whose main location will be at West Walker Primary School. The successful candidate should hold a current clean driving licence as they may be required to drive the school mini buses. You will have a primary base but will be expected to work across the trust to support other sites as and when required. This is a flexible role and maybe required to stay late to deal with contractors, local governing committee meetings but overtime will be paid. Ongoing training will be provided as part of the role.
Monday – Thursday 7.00 am until 11.30 am then 3.00 pm until 6.00 pm (split shift)
Friday – 7.00 am until 11.30 am then 3.00 pm until 5.30 pm (split shift)
Holiday periods: 7.00 am until 3.00 pm (30 mins lunch) except Friday - 2.30 pm finish - to be flexible if contractors are on site.
We are looking for a confident individual who has:
• Experience of working within a similar role
• The necessary experience or qualification within a certain relevant trade
• Strong ICT and organisation skills and clarity.
• Great written and verbal communication skills.
In return we offer:
• Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
• A team of hardworking, dedicated and friendly staff where everyone is valued.
• A generous annual leave entitlement and have an accrued time policy
• The benefit of working in a highly collaborative multi academy trust.
Please contact Lisa Bilton, Head of Business Services, on 0191 2284093 if you would like to discuss this opportunity informally.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. It is essential that all staff and volunteers share this commitment. You will need to have an enhanced criminal records check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.
A completed application form identifying which role you would be interested in, criminal records declaration and equal opportunities monitoring form must be submitted by 12 noon on Tuesday 22 June 2021 by email to email@example.com.
Assessment for shortlisted candidates: Week commencing 28th June 2021.