Site Manager, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

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Alderman Knight SchoolTewkesbury, Gloucestershire

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Start date: December 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade G - Point 19 to 27 (£19,120 to £24,657).
Contract term: Permanent

Our School 

Alderman Knight Special School is an ‘Outstanding’ (2014) school catering for children between 5 and 19 who have moderate and additional complex learning needs.  This includes children with Autism, social communication, emotional and speech and language needs. A small minority have more significant learning difficulties.  Pupils’ have a wide attainment range. In the primary phase the majority of the pupils are working within P levels and KS 1 expectations. However, across the secondary phase, attainment can range from Y1 to KS3 expectations and pupils achieve a wide range of accreditations including Entry Level, Level 1 and 2 qualifications and GCSEs. Some students in KS5 have the opportunity to study Level 3 qualifications within the neighbouring secondary school. Unlike the majority of special schools, we can offer a mainstream model in Key Stages 3, 4 and 5 with state-of-the-art specialist classrooms. Our Post-16 provision is a recent addition to the school, starting in September 2016.   

What We Can Offer 

The school is located just off Junction 9 of the M5. Both the main school building and the Post-16 Centre are new, attractive and spacious buildings being built in 2013 and 2017 respectively. The learning and working environments are second to none. In addition, the school can offer: 

- Local authority pension 

- Access to a small on-site gym 

- Mentoring for new/existing teachers 

- Extensive CPD opportunities 

- Opportunities for development and progression 

- A challenging but positive and enormously rewarding work place    


What We Are Looking For 

Applications are invited from dedicated, experienced, confident and flexible candidates to join AKS within a new role for the school. We are looking for candidates with a good understanding of a number of building trades, who are proactive and have an eye for detail. We are extremely proud of the facilities at Alderman Knight and want a Site Manager who will take as much pride in maintaining them.   

The Role 

This post is an exciting opportunity for an individual to come and manage and maintain the exceptional environment and facilities at Alderman Knight School, The role, although 25 hours per week, will allow the successful candidate to work flexibly across the week, whilst fulfilling some key tasks within rigid timeframes.   

Next Steps 

If you decide to apply for the post we would like you to complete the standard TES application form and Supporting Statement. Please follow the online instructions.  Please note Alderman Knight is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  

All posts will be subject to a DBS check, and receipt of two references prior to interview. 

For further details please see school website www.aldermanknight.gloucs.sch.uk and/ or email recruitment@aldermanknight.gloucs.sch.uk



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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Ashchurch Road, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20 8JJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1684 295639