Site Manager (Asssitant Site Development Officer)

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Closing date: 23 September 2014

Required as soon as possible to join an experienced Site Development team at this pleasant rural school.      


We have an exciting opportunity for someone with an interest in site development, with repair and maintenance skills, organisational skills, the ability to solve problems, an eye for detail, the ability to be a good team player, and the desire to develop and make progress in their career. 


The person appointed will be the assistant to our Site Development Officer (SDO) and will have the opportunity to be trained up, learning more about this wider whole-school role in preparation for future promotion.  They will assist the SDO in managing premises related contracts, energy efficiency, health & safety issues, organising and carrying out maintenance and new building development projects, as well as site oversight and caretaking duties.  It would be advantageous if the successful candidate were computer literate and possessed a clean driving licence with D1 provision, as they will be required to drive the school minibus on occasion.      


The post will be for 37 hours per week and will involve some Saturday working during term times to ensure coverage of the site responsibilities.  It will initially be paid on LGPS Grade 5 but has the potential to be paid on Grade 6 or above, depending on the skills and experience of the candidate and how they develop in post.      


Bartholomew School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  This post is therefore subject to all the standard safeguarding checks.  Please also note that, due to Safer Recruitment in Schools, we usually seek references after long-listing candidates and before short listing takes place, to allow adequate time for the return of references.      


The school is sited in the village of Eynsham, 5 miles west of Oxford, and serves the village and the surrounding rural area.  The school became an academy on 1 March 2012 and our six main feeder primaries have joined with us to form the Eynsham Partnership Academy (EPA).      


For further details and an application pack please contact Administration Assistant, Mrs Suzanne Nobes at the School on 01865 881430 or


Please write a letter of application explaining your personal reasons for applying, emphasising your experience relevant to this particular post and outlining your other interests and training.  This can be written the Bartholomew School application form or as a separate letter.    


We look forward to receiving your application.


Closing date: Midday on Tuesday 23 September 2014 

Interviews will take place as soon as possible thereafter. 


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