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School Name Penkford School
School Address Wharf Rd, Newton-le-Willows WA12 9XZ Tel: 01744 678745
Job Title Site Manager
Job reference PHSM1
Department Children & Young People Services Department
Grade SCP 12-17
Pay From: £22571.00 To: £24920.00
Hours 37 hours per week (full time, all year round)
Closing date 10 August 2022
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Job Description
Penkford is a day maintained special school for children with social, emotional and mental health issues We cater for young people from Year 4 to Year 11. We are a highly inclusive and innovative establishment. We are moving to new accommodation in September and renaming the school Willow Bank. The Governors are looking to appoint an ambitious, dedicated and talented Site Manager to provide responsibility for the upkeep, care maintenance and health & safety of the new School.

We’re looking for a passionate and enthusiastic Site Manager who will:
Manage the maintenance of the school to provide exceptional safety and cleanliness and inspirational environments in which our students can learn;
Be responsible for the security of the school premises, during and out of school hours, thereby ensuring safe and secure working environments;
Create and promote a positive image in accordance with the schools aims and ethos;
Ensure Health & Safety regulations are adhered to at all times;
Undertake grounds and premises maintenance and cleaning duties as required at the designated sites.

When you join us as a Site Manager, you can expect exceptional breadth of experience. It’s a unique challenge and you will be very much part of a hard-working, dedicated and friendly team.

Thank you for your interest in Willow Bank School. We would be delighted to receive your application and hopefully look forward to meeting you in due course.

For more information, please email Mrs Val Leatherbarrow, School Business Manager at
Working Pattern: Mon to Fri, Full Time, required as soon as possible
Closing Date: 10 August 2022 at 10am

The post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure Certificate.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

You can apply online for this post or application forms are available by contacting Human Resources.
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