Leigh Primary School


Site Manager


  • Ref:KCC886-2137-54S
  • Posted:14/11/2021
  • Pay:Kent Range 5
  • Start Date:   January 2022
  • App Close Date:   2/12/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:   3/12/2021


Leigh Primary School has a fantastic opportunity to appoint skilled Site Manager to join our friendly staff team. The successful applicant will be enthusiastic, flexible, reliable and self-motivated. There will be a need for good time management, to prioritise duties and work on their own initiative. The successful candidate will take full responsibility for the care and maintenance of the school premises, ensuring that high standards of compliance are maintained, and all facilities are safe and fit for purpose. A knowledge of Health and Safety and a wide range of practical skills are essential to this role as well as being able to communicate effectively. Working hours will be flexible and unsocial hours may be necessary from time to time.

This position is all year round based on 8 hours a week during term time. There will be the opportunity for extra hours based upon the school’s site requirements.  We are looking for someone who:

  • Has a wide range of practical skills.
  • Embraces, promotes and protects our ethos.
  • Has a clear commitment to school improvement, personal drive to make a difference and will contribute to the continued development of our school.
  • Understands that relationships are key to a successful school.
  • Is able to work closely with colleagues and communicate effectively with parents, carers and other professionals.
  • Have a desire to work in an exciting environment, supporting the long-term vision of the Leadership Team.

What we offer:

  • An exceptionally professional team who are friendly with a good sense of humour
  • A supportive culture that focuses on aspiration and high expectations.
  • A senior leadership team that is highly committed to developing others.
  • Staff who address issues through shared problem solving.
  • Continuing professional development based on your individual talents and expertise.
  • An environment in which all contributions by staff are valued.
  • Local Government Pension Scheme

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for further details. Closing date for applications: Thursday 02 December 2021 at 12pm. Shortlisting will be on Thursday afternoon and Interviews will be on the morning of Friday 3rd December. 

Post start date is January 1st 2022. To apply for this position, please complete the online application form after reviewing the job description and person specification. We warmly welcome visits to the school to discuss this post with the headteacher.

Offer of appointment is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosure, excellent references, proof of qualifications and other essential recruitment checks. This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

Further information and instructions on how to apply can be found by clicking here.