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Assistant Site Manager

Assistant Site Manager

Hartsdown Academy

Margate, Kent

  • Expired
£16,967 - £21,509 (dependent on experience)
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Apply by:
17 September 2017

Job overview

Assistant Site Manager  

Hours: 37 hours per week all year round 

Location:        Margate, Kent 

Salary: £16,967 - £21,509 (dependent on experience)   

We are looking for an Assistant Site Manager to, under the management of the Site Manager, ensure the operation of site related functions and Health and Safety at the Academy and any other associated sites, to ensure they are a safe environment for students, staff and visitors.   

Working hours may be subject to variation and call out at weekends; also unsociable hours will be necessary from time to time.  

We are seeking an individual who has: 

• Previous relevant experience of upkeep and maintenance of buildings/grounds  

• Knowledge and expertise in minor maintenance and repair 

• The understanding of and is able to apply Health and Safety procedures relevant to the job such as manual handling, safe use of machinery and/or equipment and COSHH 

• The ability to deal with everyday problems and to identify which problems should be referred to Site Manager 

There may be an opportunity for an exceptional candidate to become Co-Site Manager. 

For a full job description, person specification and application form please contact Claire Titherington by e-mailing:   

Closing date:  12 noon Monday 18th September 2017  

Interviews: Monday 25th September 2017  

Hartsdown Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will need to undertake a DBS Employment Check.

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About Hartsdown Academy

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Hartsdown Academy is an inclusive co-educational academy for students of all abilities from 11-18 located in Kent, known at the ‘Garden of England’ we are close to some of the most picturesque beaches in southern England.  Having the ‘Best of both worlds’, you can also sample country life in the villages surrounding Canterbury or the mediaeval town of Sandwich, whilst still only being 25 minutes’ drive from the ‘White Cliffs of Dover’ where the ferry crossing to France is only 90 minutes away. 

Our vision and ethos for Hartsdown Academy is as follows:  

“Education for an amazing life”  

Why: Our drivers 

• We believe that education is the key to a successful and fulfilled life 

• We believe that success is determined by effort and character 

• We believe that education is more than exams it is about the character and skills to be a curious and internationally minded citizen who loves learning and wants to improve the world 

• We believe that a great school changes lives  


 A school where all (staff and students) are: 

• Are celebrated  

• Supported to be the best that they can be 

• Are stretched and challenged so that they thrive A school where all students: 

• Achieve the examination results to go on to university or apprenticeships 

• Learn character, resilience and curiosity   

Core Values 

We call our core values ‘The Hartsdown Way’. It comprises the word ‘Strive’  

Strive (verb) to make great efforts to achieve something, to struggle or fight vigorously. 

• Scholarship we value high attainment and aim for mastery for all students  

• Teamwork we are one community, one team working to the same end  

• Resilience whatever it takes, we don’t give up  

• Integrity we show character: respect, honesty, kindness  

• Vision seeing ourselves as part of something bigger, a belief that our life has meaning and value. Asking the question where am I heading and what difference do I want to make   

• Excellence we aim for excellence in everything we do no excuses!  

Hartsdown forms part of EKLA (East Kent Learning Alliance) from which we achieved Teaching School Status and we hold regular training sessions both within our own academy as well as across Kent sharing good practice, this is certainly seen with our ‘Open Door Policy’ which is evident when you walk around our academy of the good learning and practice which is taking place.  Hartsdown is also part of the Coastal Academies Trust (CAT) which is is a group of schools in the Thanet area that have joined together as a company to provide an excellent education for young people in this area. 

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