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Site Maintenance Lead (The Workplace, part of The Sabden Multi Academy Trust)

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ACAD/TP/1360/8746
  • Published: Fri 22/05/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 08/06/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £21,702 to £22,330 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Bexhill-on-Sea

Hours of work: 37 Hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: Monday 08 June 2020, noon.

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

The Workplace
Down Road
East Sussex
TN39 4HS

Email:             recruitment@sabden.org.uk
Website:         www.sabden.org.uk

Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018. 

The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations. 

If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.


About the role

Site Maintenance Lead

  • Permanent, Full Time
  • 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
  • Flexible working pattern (some split shifts & weekend working)
  • Single Status Grade 7 (current value, at FTE, £21,702 - £20,751)
  • Starting salary from £21,702 p.a.

The Workplace is a brand new, aspirational and innovative Alternative Provision Free School in East Sussex for pupils in years 9 to 11, which will be opening in September 2020. The Workplace provide education that is industry-driven, rigorous in quality, based on partnerships and focussed on enterprise. It will offer pupils a strong basis of Maths, English, Science and IT alongside quality provision in one of six vocational areas (Hairdressing & Barbering, Hospitality & Catering, Construction, Automotive, Sports & Fitness and Arts & Creativity).

Pupils who access The Workplace will be identified as at being at risk of disengagement and exclusion from their commissioning school. We have high expectations of pupils via Workplace standards, to suitably prepare them for post-16 and the wider world of work. Staff will work with employers across industry to ensure that classroom practice replicates the world of work and ensure pupils develop relevant skills and knowledge.

The Role: Site Maintenance Lead, to provide a responsive caretaking and maintenance service, to supervise cleaning staff and to ensure high standards of caretaking/cleaning throughout the school site; to provide a clean and safe environment for users of the school buildings, fleet and grounds; and to supervise contractors and ensure compliance through regular maintenance, servicing and inspection. Required to start as soon as possible.

You Are:

  • A well organised individual with experience of maintenance and/or site management either in Education or Industry
  • You will have knowledge of a breadth of mechanical and electronic systems such as heating, alarms and power and can demonstrate the ability to prioritise tasks and to work on your own initiative
  • You will be well organised and adept in using a breadth of ICT to maintain clear records of work and management of contracts
  • You will line manage a small team and will have high aspirations for maintaining a high quality, clean and presentable site
  • You will show a commitment to safe working practices and a knowledge of Health and Safety

The Workplace is part of The SABDEN Multi-Academy Trust, a group of Outstanding & Good Special Schools and Alternative Provision in East Sussex. SABDEN is a supportive employer committed to high quality staff development and creating a warm, caring, supportive environment in which pupils and staff feel safe.

To find out more and view The Workplace promotional video please visit http://www.sabden.org.uk/2288/welcome.

For an application pack, please visit the vacancy section of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust website here: www.sabden.org.uk/216/vacancies.

Due to unprecedented circumstances with the coronavirus pandemic, remote interviewing may take place, depending on government guidance when invitations to interview are sent out.
Please send completed applications to recruitment@sabden.org.uk.

If you have any queries about the role please email FAO Gavin Thomas, Principal Designate via Office.WP@sabden.org.uk

The school has a proven commitment to 'Equality of Opportunity'.


Additional information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).

For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.


  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ACAD/TP/1360/8746
  • Published: Fri 22/05/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 08/06/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £21,702 to £22,330 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Bexhill-on-Sea