Site Manager - Full-time

  • Job Reference: B0032040
  • Date Posted: 2 November 2023
  • Recruiter: Canterbury Road Primary School
  • Location: School Road, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4SE
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Education & Childcare
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Pay:KR6 pro rata (30 hours weekly)

App Close Date:23/11/2023 at 17:00



Canterbury Road is seeking a school Site manager to join our friendly, happy school.

We need someone who is hands on and likes to be busy. This is an important, practical and physical role which keeps the site and school community safe and ensures it is a lovely place to work and learn in.

The role includes maintaining the cleanliness of the outdoor areas, doing minor repairs, decorating, weeding, moving furniture and deliveries and other jobs that keep the school running smoothly. The successful person would ensure that regular checks on the fire and water systems etc. are recorded accurately - training will be provided. There may be the occasional ‘call out’ and you will be an emergency key holder. You will also manage the school cleaners and liaise with contractors whilst on site.  Ideally, you will live within 20 minutes of the school. 

You must be proactive and able to adapt and respond to the needs of the staff and site. You will join a happy team who will make you welcome. You must be willing to attend training for your role.

This role is for 30 hours per week Monday to Friday 6 hours daily. School needs to be locked up at 6pm but hours around this may be negotiated at interview. This post involves working in the school holidays and the working pattern in these is agreed between the caretaker and headteacher.  

We require the successful candidate to start as soon as possible but can negotiate a later start date for the ideal person. 

Thank you for reading this advert. Please also read the job description and Principle Rsponsibilities documents attached.

Applications are via the form found on the website, CVs cannot be considered. Please explain how your experience and knowledge match the details in this advert/job description in your application. We look forward to meeting you.


Our school is committed to equality as well as safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Information about the school

Canterbury Road Primary School is a one form entry primary school close to Sittingbourne town centre and within easy reach of the M2, M20 and the train station.

We have interested, curious children who love to learn and enjoy coming to school. Our children make excellent progress from their start points and progress & attainment are above national levels at KS2 as they move into their secondary education. We have highly skilled staff who are committed to the development of the whole child and a have an unwavering focus on all pupils achieving their best.

We are very well resourced and have committed staff dedicated to our children and their families.

Please contact Timothy Pye, for further details.



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