Site Manager – The Harleston Federation


Posted on: Wednesday 26 May 2021 | Archbishop Sancroft High School (part of St Benet's MAT)

Harleston, Norfolk

The Harleston Federation is Archbishop Sancroft High School and Harleston CofE Primary Academy.

Site Manager required for a September start.

37 hours – Full Time, 52 weeks. Permanent.

Hours of work: Monday-Friday with some flexibility to work occasional weekends as required.  Shift pattern (between 6.00am-6.00pm) to be discussed and agreed.

Scale G Salary £24,982 – £27,041


We are looking to appoint a practical, flexible, conscientious and adaptable Site Manager across both school sites.  The post holder will play a key role in managing the safety, appearance and cleanliness of the school sites, their grounds, plant and equipment, in order to provide a safe and secure teaching and learning environment.

The successful candidate will need to have experience in caretaking and Site Management along with knowledge of Health and Safety. Any previous training such as Manual Handling, COSHH and Working at Height would be advantageous.

A driver’s license with a D1 entitlement is preferred but not essential.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintenance and management of contractors
  • Health and Safety compliance
  • Organisation and administration
  • Site security
  • Management of the site teams
  • Management of lettings

The Harleston Federation is part of the Diocese of Norwich St Benet’s Multi Academy Trust. We are extremely proud of our ethos and the very positive relationships which exist at the schools and within our community.

You should:

  • Ideally have previous School Site Management experience, though training will be given
  • Be reliable, committed and hard working
  • Be flexible and able to work in a team situation
  • Have energy, drive and enthusiasm
  • Have a high level of attention to detail

We can offer you:

  • A child-centred ethos which achieves high standards of behaviour for learning and attainment
  • A professional, welcoming and supportive staff with high expectations
  • An opportunity to work in a good location where the cost of housing is attractive

“The distinctiveness and effectiveness of Archbishop Sancroft as a Church of England school are outstanding.”  Church Schools Inspection 2017.

“The SLT at this school lead with an extremely strong sense of passion and belief in what they are doing and why. The school fosters a great sense of community and it is clear that the SLT has the student’s needs at the heart of every decision. It is a great place to work and the students are fab!” (Recent staff survey, 2021.)

“ASHS has evolved to where it is today with dignity, strength and kindness at its heart.” (Recent parent survey, 2021.)

The schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date: Monday 21 June 2021

How to apply

To apply for this post, please visit Vacancies Info on our website ( for further information and an application form or contact the School Business Manager at Archbishop Sancroft, Mrs Emma Johnson, by email at or by phone 01379 852561 for an informal discussion.

Closing date: 9.00am on Monday 21st June 2021.

Interviews will be held the following week.

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