Location: Curzon Street, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 0DS
Hours/Contract: Full time, Permanent Contract: 37 hours per week
The Role: If you have a passion for working and enabling with young people with autism to achieve their potential then we have the children for you!
The Springfields Academy is a Reach South Academy for young people aged 5-19 with autism. We have 170 pupils attending our Calne site and 40 pupils at our Satellite provision in Salisbury. Our goal is to build safe independent lives for autistic young people through support, understanding and enablement.
We are seeking an experienced Site Manager to be responsible for the property management of the Springfields Academy. Further responsibilities include ensuring the security and health and safety of all school premises, managing a deputy site manager and regularly liaising with the Executive Business Manager on caretaking and site management issues.
Springfields is a fantastic, vibrant and caring community that engages pupils and develops positive attitudes to learning. Our autism approach is accessed by all our pupils and is personalised to meet specific needs. All our pupils have an education, health and care plan.
The successful candidate will have the following qualities and experience:
• GCSE Mathematics and English – Grade C and above.
• Supervisory or management qualification or equivalent relevant experience
• Good Knowledge of Health and Safety at Work Act including COSHH and fire safety and security methodology, qualifications would be advantageous
• Practical experience of routine maintenance tasks
• Have good verbal and written communication skills to exchange information with a range of audiences (e.g. staff, pupils and others).
• Have sound IT skills including proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products.
• Ability to undertake some driving in role - car, van, mini bus, but not essential to role
• Flexibility and team working are essential attributes.
Next Steps: So if you have any queries about this role, please get in touch by calling Rachel Barnes, Office Manager on 01249 814125 or email at Rbarnes@springfields.wilts.sch.uk . If you are experiencing any technical issues, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for support.
All applications to be made directly through TES.
Closing date: for applications is Sunday 3rd December 2021 at Midnight.
Interview Date: Interviews will be held on week commencing 13th December 2021.
Opportunities and Benefits: We offer a competitive salary plus LGPS pension, great career progression and development opportunities, access to our Employee Assistance Programme with many other benefits. We’re proud of how we support our staff in order that you have high levels of job satisfaction, are aware of the difference you are making for the children and families you work with and can see your contribution towards our community. There are regular opportunities for professional development and training, and a wider community of staff to network with within Reach South Multi Academy Trust. You will have the chance to visit other local schools, work alongside a range of outside professionals and take part in a variety of e-learning and face-to-face training.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Reach South Academy Trust is committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation at any stage of the recruitment process or in the terms and conditions offered to new employees, or promoted employees.