BGI 6-14 (£19,171 - £22,462 FTE)
Sandy Lane Primary School is a warm and rapidly improving primary school. We are looking to recruit a Site Controller to work 30 hours per week, term time plus an agreed number of weeks in school holidays, split shift. Hours/weeks to be discussed.
We require a Site Controller to join our team and to have responsibility for keeping the site safe and secure.
Duties will include:-
- opening and locking the school site
- regular health and safety checks including fire drills
- minor repairs and maintenance
- ensuring the site maintenance programme is adhered to and records kept
- arranging emergency repairs
- organisation and monitoring of outside contractors
- movement of furniture and equipment as required
- understanding and operation of heating, lighting, CCTV and alarm systems
- collection of waste as required.
- ordering and distribution of janitorial supplies
- assistance with lettings as appropriate
The jobholder will be the main key holder and will work with a part time member of the site team.
We are looking for someone who can take the initiative, maintain high standards, and be flexible and hardworking. The successful candidate will be able to use a computer and email, have knowledge and experience of DIY and minor repairs and Health and Safety, and ideally experience of working in a school. Good literacy and numeracy skills are required. They should be able to follow through a problem from when it is reported to successful resolution. They will be expected to attend training as appropriate and work well with a range of people including pupils, staff, contractors, the Local Authority, cleaners and the other member of the site team.
For more information please contact our school business manager via email at email@example.com.
Sandy Lane Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our children. All appointments will be made subject to a full DBS check and references which will be taken up prior to interview.
How to Apply
Please apply online (see link below) or contact the school for further details. We will only accept applications on Bracknell Forest application forms, please do NOT forward your CV.
We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration.
We aim to ensure that individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills, aptitudes and other objective criteria. In this respect we will ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or disability, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not covered by legislation or existing codes of practice.
We are a Disability Symbol User and as such have made a commitment to guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria of the person specification.
To help us with our commitment to this guarantee, please indicate if you have a disability on your application form.
Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices share this commitment.
This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children/young people/adults at risk. On your application form, you will need to tell us about any spent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings which may later appear on your DBS Certificate.
To find out more about the application process for working with children, young people and adults at risk visit https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/applying-job/applications-work-children-young-people-or-adults-risk
The Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) has responsibility for working together to oversee the safety and well-being of children and young people in Bracknell Forest. Find out more about the LSCB at https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/keeping-adults-and-children-safe/protecting-children/safeguarding-children-board
Pre–employment medical check
You may be asked about your physical ability to perform the job during interview. As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire from which our Occupational Health Advisor will assess your medical suitability to do the job. You may be required to attend a medical examination.
On your application form you will be asked to provide the names and addresses of two people who will provide a reference. At least one should be from your current/most recent employer. If you are not currently working with children/adults at risk but have done so in the past it is important that a reference is obtained from the employer by whom you were most recently employed working with children/adults at risk.
Employment references must be provided by your current or most recent line manager and will not be accepted from relatives or people writing solely in the capacity of friends. However, your referees may include someone you know with standing in the community i.e. a teacher, vicar etc.
We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and wherever possible we like to apply for these prior to interview.