01733 308 444

17 Church Walk, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE1 2TP

4 High Street, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 3TE

21st August 2019

School Site Manager/Officer

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August 21, 2019
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Krishan Bedi
Contact Telephone
01733 308444


Job Title: Site Service Officer
Grade: 7
Salary Range: SP12 SP19
Responsible to: Trust Wide Business Manager
Hours of work: 7am 3.30pm Monday Thursday. 3pm finish on Fridays. 37 hours per week/52 weeks per year
Responsible for: Cleaner in Charge

My client school are in search for a site manager to commence employment on Monday 2nd September 2019. The position will be on a temp to permanent basis where you will be required to work on contract paid via our agency daily for a full term from September 2019 - December 2019 and there after go permanent with the school starting in January 2020. Experience of working as a care taker, cleaner and/or site manager in a school working environment will be very desirable.

The successful candidate will be required to provide an efficient range of site support services including locking and unlocking the school site, general repairs and maintenance within the scope of a competent handy person, supervision of cleaners, and porterage duties. You should have proven knowledge of statutory checks in order for the school building to be safe and compliant. It is essential that the successful candidate is a team player, has excellent communication, interpersonal skills and customer service skills. Ideally the candidate will be able to drive and have the use of a vehicle as cover at our other Peterborough Schools maybe required from time to time.

Job Purpose
To provide an efficient, range of site support services including general repairs, supervise the cleaners, general maintenance and cleaning of the school. To be responsible for ensuring the security of the school premises. Assist in the maintenance of any machinery, equipment within the school. Help maintain the internal and external fabric of the school's premises as a safe working environment. Ensure that all statutory checks are carried out to ensure the school is safe and compliant.

Key External Contacts
Contractors and suppliers, Facilities providers, Parents, General Public

Key Internal Contacts
Head Teacher/Site Manager/Site Services Officer, Cleaners, Staff, Pupils

Duties and Responsibilities
Key Activities Operational
1. Unlock all school buildings and areas;
2. Undertake regular security checks and identify security risks;
3. Monitor fire safety equipment and carry out fire drills;
4. Operate and respond to alarm systems where appropriate and carry out any routine testing;
5. Monitor CCTV or surveillance equipment where appropriate;
6. Liaise with police, security and surveillance contractors where appropriate;
7. Provide emergency access to the school site;

1. To organise and undertake minor/simple repairs e.g. minor plumbing, changing light bulbs, unblocking drains, repairing door furniture;
2. To carry out various maintenance duties to ensure that the general upkeep and maintenance of the premises is satisfactory, as per specific schedule for your school;
3. Undertake regular site inspections within an agreed programme;

Site Service Officer
4. Undertake the operation of heating plant, cooling and lighting systems;
5. Collect and assemble waste for collection;
6. Undertake cleaning duties including graffiti removal, litter-picking;
7. Undertake emergency cleaning duties;
8. Undertake routine client tasks in connection with premises-related contractors, e.g. cleaning, grounds maintenance;
9. Undertake activities to maintain safe and clean external environment e.g. gritting the site;

Key Activities - Resources
1. Ensure the maintenance of a clean and orderly working environment;
2. Timely & accurate preparation of routine equipment/resources/materials as set out in instructions;
3. Undertake basic record keeping as directed;
4. Refill and replace consumables e.g. soap & towels;
5. Report faulty equipment & other maintenance requirements to appropriate person;
6. Maintain the security of school premises by securing entrances/exits as appropriate and reporting potential security breaches;
7. Ensure lights and other equipment are switched off as appropriate;

Key Activities Organisation & Supervisory
1. Supervise cleaners and ensure rotas and cleansing specification is adhered to;
2. Escalate any staffing or cleansing/safety concerns to line manager promptly;
3. Assist with the receipt, distribution, collection and despatch of goods;
4. Assist and participate in the organisation and movement of furniture within the building;
5. Maintain and arrange orderly and secure storage of supplies;
6. Operate everyday equipment in accordance with instructions;

1. To work in accordance with and contribute to the values, culture, ethos, equalities and inclusion policies of the school proactively promoting anti-racist, anti-sexist and anti-discriminatory behaviours in the day-to-day operation of the job;
2. Be aware of and comply with all policies and procedures including those relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality, equal opportunities and data protection, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person;
3. To take appropriate action to identify, evaluate and minimise any risks to health, safety and security in the immediate working environment;
4. Appreciate and support the role of other professionals;
5. Ensure the development and progression of equality within the sphere of responsibility to this post and the fair and equal treatment of all colleagues, children, parents and visitors;
6. The above-mentioned duties are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be required to carry out other relevant and/or reasonable duties as directed by their Head Teacher/Line Manager commensurate with the skills, abilities and grade of the post;

Confidentiality and Data Protection
1. To treat all information acquired through employment, both formally and informally, in strict confidence;
2. To be aware of the school's responsibilities under the Data Protection Act 1998 for the security, accuracy and relevance of personal data held on such systems and ensure that all processes comply with this;

The above-mentioned duties are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be required to carry out other relevant and/or reasonable duties as directed by their Head Teacher/Line Manager commensurate with the skills, abilities and grade of the post.
To be alert to issues of child protection, ensuring that the welfare and safety of children attending the School/Nursery is promoted and safeguarded and to report any child protection concerns to the person responsible for child protection using safeguarding policies procedures and practice.
Prevent, identify and minimise risk of interpersonal abuse or violence, safeguarding children and other vulnerable people, initiating the management of cases involving actual or potential abuse or violence where needed.
Be aware of and update colleagues, as appropriate to comply with current legislation and policies affecting practice, e.g. Children's Act, National Service Frameworks, Child Protection Procedures, Health and Safety and Data Protection.

We are committed to the safety of our pupils through our recruitment and school practices; all jobs are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups including children.

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