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Trust Site Manager

Grade I (SCP 19 - 22) £24,799 – £26,317
Full Time, Whole Time - Permanent Contract


Would you like to progress your career in a Multi-Academy Trust that includes some of the highest performing primary, secondary and sixth forms in the Tees Valley and North East? Would you like to be part of a senior leadership team across a Trust that not only provides an exceptional educational experience for its students but also has a well renowned supportive pastoral ethos? Would you also like to work in secondary schools with fantastic facilities located near the picturesque town of Yarm and close to the beautiful Cleveland Hills?

The Vision Academy Learning Trust is a group of one secondary and four primary schools with a common aim to inspire the imaginations of our students and to support them to develop in ways which stand them in good stead for their future lives and responsibilities as individuals, employees and citizens.

The Trust is looking for an enthusiastic, able and experienced Site Manager to lead improvements and standards in site general management, through working closely with the caretaking and cleaning teams. The role will support the caretaker work allocation and assessment of work tasks, quality assure, train and upskill existing workforce, whilst managing contractors on site. The post holder will primarily be based at Egglescliffe School but will be required to travel to and work from other schools within the Trust and will be line managed by the Trust Estates Manager.

A key initiative will be to work with the Trust central estates team to drive service level improvements as well as communication and evaluation of contractors’ delivery.

The main requirements of the post are outlined below:

  • To deliver the Sites’ asset, capital and maintenance in line with Trust strategy and Site needs.
  • To work with the Estates team to deliver compliance, training, contractor management, quality assurance and Health and Safety Management.
  • To supervise and support the site teams at the Trust schools, including training the caretaking and cleaning teams.
  • To be a nominated Trust Key-holder and be part of the ‘on call’ team for out of hours to attend to incidents and provide access to out of hours working.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Relevant further qualifications as well as considerable experience in site related skills eg carpentry, building, plumbing etc
  • Full driving licence with access to a vehicle to access Trust sites (mileage reimbursed)
  • Experience of working in a supervisory or advisory role
  • Good ICT skills to be able to work with Trust online portals and systems
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written Experience of working within a sites or estates management role, running a team
  • Previous experience of working with, negotiating, advising and monitoring contractor work

Please note that experience of working in a school is not a pre-requisite for this post.

Vision Academy Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS enhanced clearance.

Documents

Application Form
Job Advert
Job Description


For further information about the role and to download an application form, please visit www.valt.org.uk

Closing date: Friday 10thJanuary

Interview date: w/c 13th January

Please return completed application to vacancies@valt.org.uk or by post to

Mrs D Harrison, Trust HR Officer,
Vision Academy Learning Trust,
C/O Egglescliffe School

Urlay Nook Road,
Egglescliffe,
Stockton on Tees.
TS16 0LA

by 8.30am on the closing date.