Site Manager

Full Time
Forest Glade Primary School, Mansfield Road, Sutton In Ashfield, NG17 4FL
Grade 4 Pts 8-14 £22,777 - £25,409

Do you thrive on creating an engaging, professional, and welcoming first and lasting impression for visitors?
Do you take pride in environments, creating the very best for the children, and the community?
Do you want to make a lasting impact on children’s lives?

If so, then we want to hear from you!

Forest Glade Primary School are looking to appoint a Site Manager to provide a welcoming, safe and well maintained school for our community. You would need to have a positive can-do attitude, be proactive and efficient in your work. You would be joining an exceptional and supportive team of professionals, who are relentless in our pursuit of excellence and our mission to make every day count for the children. Each of our individual roles has an impact on the future of our children and so, we put them at the heart of the decisions we make and the services we provide. 

Forest Glade Primary school sits at the heart of Sutton in Ashfield and is a popular school within the local community. We have a strong reputation, and parents return to us generation after generation. Our school building is part of the history of the community, has been extended, and is excellently looked after and cared for.  We pride ourselves on being a well presented and attractive school for children and parents who want to join us.

We are a one form entry, busy, friendly, and thriving school, with high expectations for all pupils. We have six primary classes with a single year group in Foundation Stage 2 and a Nursery running 15- and 30-hours provision. We are a strong team and work well together.

We work hard to offer the best teaching and support for both pupils and parents and our culture is purposeful and aspirational. We have been an Ofsted good school for over ten years and our results have remained consistently good reflecting effective teaching and standards.

All our staff, governors and pupils are proud of our school, our academic and extra-curricular achievements and how well our pupils develop and achieve in later life.

Forest Glade Primary School, is part of The Flying High Partnership which consists of two distinct parts: Flying High Trust and Flying High Futures. Flying High Trust is a Multi Academy Trust of 30 primary schools across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Nottingham City. Our Flying High family work hard to deliver the best possible opportunities to our children. Through this partnership we are proud of our achievements and are recognised as one of the highest performing Multi Academy Trusts (MAT) in the country. Flying High Futures provides professional learning internally for staff across the Trust, and externally through Department for Education national programmes. Forming part of Flying High Futures is the Flying High Teaching School Hub, Flying High English Hub, and the Flying High cohort of Inspiring Leaders teacher training.

We are looking for someone who is excited to be a part of this partnership, with basic maintenance skills such as painting and decorating, joinery, DIY etc. to enhance our environment, who has an eye for detail and has the ability to work on your own initiative and within a team.

We can offer you:

•  A fantastic working environment, in a team that works together for the benefit of children in our school
•  The opportunity to make an outstanding contribution to our school
•  Support to develop you within this role, to be the best you can be, and to help you develop for your next career step
•  An opportunity to be part of a supportive, developmental partnership
•  The opportunity for quality Continuous Professional Learning
•  A varied job where no day is the same!
•  The opportunity for flexible working and a generous holiday entitlement.
•  Pensions scheme with generous employer contributions.
•  An organisation committed to supporting and enabling all staff

We are looking for someone who:

•  Is passionate about their working environment and takes pride in their work.
•  Is interested in education and impacting on the lives of children.
•  Is able to work with school staff to develop a safe, inspirational and fit for purpose learning environment.
•  Has excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.
•  Can work effectively with and without direction.
•  Enthusiasm, energy, integrity, and professionalism.
•  Is a team player. 
•  Has an eye for detail.
•  Is willing to roll up their sleeves up and get stuck in.

Your core duties will be:

•  Assist with the determination of medium and long term strategies for building maintenance and site development.
•  Administration and coordination of building related matters of maintenance, repair and servicing.
•  Effective supervision and direction to the cleaning staff to quality assure cleaning.
•  Liaison with contractors, obtaining quotations and supervision of contractors on site, ensuring compliance with H&S regulations and quality control of the work carried out.
•  Undertake regular inspections of the site, recording necessary repairs, obtain estimates and contact contractors.
•  Support the review and implementation of H&S policies and procedures within the establishment.
•  Engagement with the Trust on key expectations and activities in relation to site management- including  the Trust Site Manager network.
•  Key holder responsibility.
•  Cleaning of designated areas in the school.

We welcome applications from both internal and external candidates. If you wish to apply for this vacancy, please visit our school website at where you will be able to find information on how to submit your application. An application form can also be downloaded below. 

If you want to know more or wish to discuss anything in more detail, please contact Steven Champion, Headteacher on 01623 452770 or email We welcome school visits for this post.

For further information about the Flying High Partnership or if you require any support in relation to the /applications form please visit 

Closing Date: Thursday, 02 February 2023 at 9:00am
Interview will be held on: Wednesday, 08 February 2023
Potential Start Date: February 2023

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applicants. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. 

This vacancy is closed to applications.