Maintenance Site Lead

Location:St Mary's School
Type of Position:Maintenance Caretaker
Salary:Starting salary from £21,702 p.a.
Start Date:ASAP
Closing Date: 12 noon, Monday 13th July 2019

Maintenance Site Lead
St Mary’s School, Horam
Single Status Grade 7 - Point 18-19
Starting Salary from £21,702 p.a.
Full time (52 weeks per year), Permanent Position
37hrs per week, Monday to Friday - Flexible working pattern (some split shifts & weekend working)

St Mary's School, in Horam, is part of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust, and we are seeking to recruit a Maintenance Site Lead, to provide a responsive caretaking and maintenance service, while supervising cleaning staff, to ensure high standards of caretaking/cleaning throughout the school site, providing a clean and safe environment for users of the school buildings, fleet and grounds.

The ideal candidate will be expected to undertake both regular maintenance and routine cleaning duties associated with this role and have the ability to deal with unexpected problems that may arise. Previous DIY experience and decorating skills would be an advantage. This post requires a good degree of physically fitness, as some grounds maintenance and general maintenance tasks are involved.

It would be a strong advantage is the successful candidate has experience of working in a school environment, as well as knowledge of maintaining records and good IT skills. They must be able to work effectively and supportively as a member of the school team. Applicants should have a willingness to participate in further training and development opportunities offered by the school to further knowledge. They will also need the ability to work effectively within an environment where pupils may display challenging behaviour.

This is a full time position, at 37 hours per week, during term time; you will be expected to work during the school holidays, with your hours and annual leave to be agreed by the Principal. This role may also require working in various buildings or school sites and therefore, the ideal candidate will need to have a degree of flexibility in their working hours and schedule, as well as the advantage of holding a full driving licence.

The successful candidate will be joining an Academy Trust that continues to be ambitious in its drive to improve outcomes for pupils. They will be joining a highly dedicated and professional staff team and will be part of a supportive working and learning environment, where professional development is highly valued.

If you would like to have an informal telephone discussion, with Paul Murphy, Principal, prior to submitting an application, please contact Jane Woodfine, School Secretary, at

For an application pack, please visit the document section at the bottom of this page to download the job description, application form and candidate pack.

Closing date for completed applications is by midday, Monday 13th July 2019

Please send completed applications to

Please note CVs will not be accepted.

For further information about St Mary's School, please visit the school's profile page by clicking here

The school has a proven commitment to 'Equality of Opportunity' and actively promotes the welfare and safeguarding of young people. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Debarring Service (DBS).      

Page Downloads Date  
SABDEN Application Form Support Staff 21st Dec 2018 Download
SABDEN Candidate Information Pack 2020 26th Jun 2020 Download
Maintenance Site Lead JD & Person Spec 26th Jun 2020 Download

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