Site Manager

  • Job Reference: 1236865951-2
  • Date Posted: 12 February 2024
  • Recruiter: Vision for Education - Cornwall
  • Location: Truro, Cornwall
  • Salary: £12.00 to £12.50 Per Hour
  • Sector: Education, Cleaning & Domestic, Other, Security
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Site Manager

Location: Truro

Contract Type: Part-Time (5:30am-8:45am & 16:30pm-19:30pm)

Salary: £12-12.50 per hour (salary is dependent on experience and will be discussed with you at registration)

Start Date: March 2024

Site managers or caretakers play a vital role in schools being responsible for the maintenance and security of school buildings. They often take over the management of frontline caretaking, cleaning and security.

You will need to be contactable outside of school hours.

School maintenance:

Inspect outside fabric of school, all gates, fences, wall steps, lights, etc. Regularly inspect the condition of the fabric of the building, including all the plumbing installations. Report/repair defects as necessary.

Liaise with the Manager on the rolling programme of premises maintenance works and undertake minor repairs.

Arranging necessary repairs (once approved) ensuring contractors and repairs meet Local Authority criteria

Ensure that equipment subject to a maintenance contract is serviced in line with the terms and conditions of the contract.

Check and control heating system functions & ensure satisfactory temperature is maintained in the premises

Liaise with Finance Manager to order materials and supplies. Ensure stored appropriately and ensure that an adequate supply of all hygiene materials is always available.

Energy Conservation:

To assist with energy conservation within the premises to ensure good practices are always adopted.

To read, record, analyse and report monthly all services meters e.g., solar panels.


To organise, supervise and direct duties of cleaning staff and ensure that the school is always kept clean and presentable.

Maintain cleaning material stock levels, ordering and receipt of supplies.

Other duties:

To carry out a monthly Health and Safety Audit with the Manager and to be responsible for maintaining all School Risk Assessments alongside the Manager relating to the school building and grounds.

To ensure all contractors sign and follow the requirements of the asbestos policy.

Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff.

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:

• Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.

• Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).

• Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).

• Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.

• FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach training, online webinars and safeguarding and child protection updates.

• Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.

• Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

Vision for Education do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Apply via this website with an up-to-date CV and contact details. For more information, or an informal chat about the role, please call

Emily Airton on (phone number removed) or email (url removed).