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Site / Facilities Manager

Vale of York Academy

Details about this role

Job reference: voy_sfm_010621

Level/salary range: Grade F, Scale Points 8-13, £20,493 – 22,627 FTE

Hours of work: 37 Hours per Week, 52 Weeks (Monday – Thursday 1.30pm to 9.30pm, Friday 2pm to 9.30pm, Saturdays when required)

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date for applicants: 15 June 2021

Interviews: TBC

Start date: June 2021

What this role involves

Vale of York Academy are looking to appoint a Site / Facilities Manager who will be responsible for the security, safety, cleanliness and upkeep of all school buildings, grounds and facilities under the direction of the Business Manager/Headteacher to ensure a secure, safe and hygienic environment for all building users. The post holder will also be required to organise and direct all premises staff, ensuring high standards of cleanliness and safety within the school. The post is subject to some disagreeable working conditions as the post is required outside in bad weather, work with tools, cleaning equipment and products which contain chemicals, but the necessary protective clothing will be provided.


About us

At Vale of York Academy, our motto is ‘Always giving the best’. Our aim is for our students to be the best they can be, to flourish academically, develop into responsible, resilient young people who will succeed and make a positive contribution to our community. As a secondary school which is smaller in size than many others in the city, we get to know and value each and every child, supporting them effectively throughout their time with us.

At Vale of York, each child benefits from a setting where everyone is valued as a unique individual. Our partnership with the Hope Learning Trust and Manor Church of England Academy allows us to share and grow expertise, and retain a breadth of experience for all our children.

We are on a journey of rapid improvement and year on year, our outcomes are rising and our reputation is growing. We have become a school of choice and we’d love the opportunity to show you why.

Application form

Job reference: voy_sfm_010621
About you - Step 1 of 12

IMPORTANT: Before you begin...

The following application form is split into 12 sections which should take around 30 minutes to complete. As there is currently no facility for applicants to save their progress, you may find it helpful to have the following standard interview information to hand, prior to filling out your application: education history, qualifications, employment history, references etc.

Although all sections are straightforward, Section 6 (Supporting Statement) requires applicants to describe how they meet the essential criteria of the person specification. Information, examples and evidence to illustrate how you feel you meet the essential criteria should also be included. As there is currently no facility for applicants to save their progress, you may find it useful to compose this statement separately (e.g. in Microsoft Word) before copying and pasting your text into the box in Section 6.

Other than the answers you provide throughout the following form, if you have additional information you would like to include in support of your application, please record it at the end of your Supporting Statement (Section 6).


Please note: a copy of your submitted application form will be emailed to you on completion.

If you have any questions about this application form, please email recruitment@hlt.academy clearly stating the job reference number.

Vale of York Academy - Site / Facilities Manager

Job reference: voy_sfm_010621

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