Site Manager

Closing Date: 21 Nov 2022 (Vacancy Closed)

Salary: Salary £27,514 - £30,984 – Pay Award Pending


Part of Dayspring Multi Academy Trust, The Venerable Bede CE Academy in Sunderland is judged by OFSTED to be a GOOD school in all categories. Motivational teaching, a strong climate for learning and good pupil behaviour all contribute to this. 

The Directors of this Academy wish to appoint the following post: 

Site Manager

Salary £27,514 – £30,984 – Pay Award Pending

37 hours, Early and Late Shifts, Out of Hours Cover, Permanent, All Year Round. 

Dayspring Trust is a strong Church of England Multi-Academy Trust, with Secondary Schools in Stockton and Sunderland. We are currently in the process of a merger to bring Dayspring Trust and Northern Lights Learning Trust together in Spring 2023, so this is an exciting time to join us.

The Directors of the Trust are seeking to recruit a highly skilled and creative facilities professional to build and drive a new approach and set best practice standards at Venerable Bede. Reporting to the Executive Operations Manager, the Site Manager will be responsible for the development and delivery of all facilities matters at the school, managing day to day essential site services including the planned maintenance programme and oversee the delivery of statutory compliance tasks.

This position requires proven building maintenance skills, previous line management/leadership experience, excellent IT skills and the ability to work collaboratively. The successful candidate will hold a minimum of 5 GCSE’s including English and Maths GCSE grade C or above. A caretaking qualification, IOSH Managing Safely qualification or a recognised trade qualification and/or relevant experience – would be advantageous.

A first aid qualification is also essential for this role and so the successful candidate should hold, or be willing to obtain this immediately.

If you have high expectations of yourself and your team, enthusiasm and a shared commitment to continual improvement we would like to hear from you.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Lisa Cockburn, Executive Operations Manager on 0191 5239745 ext. 1134.

Email: Tel: 0191 5239745 

Closing date: Monday 21 November 2022 at 4pm

Interviews to be held week beginning 28 November 2022

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