Assistant Site Supervisor
Ark Byron Primary Academy
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Ø  Looking for a new and exciting challenge?

Ø  Excited by the prospect of contributing to the development of a new school in brand new facilities?

Ø  Keen to work in a supportive team

Ark Byron is a two form entry primary school based on the edge of Acton Park. We opened nearly three years ago and moved to our new site on the edge of Acton Park in February 2018.  This September Ark Byron will have Reception to Year 3 - each year we will grow until the school has pupils from 4 to 11 year olds.

We are now looking to recruit an Assistant Site Supervisor to join us on our pursuit towards outstanding.  You could be helping to create an inspiring school environment where pupils are able to achieve their very best, whilst having the support and guidance necessary to help you accomplish this. 

Joining Ark Byron Primary Academy is an exciting opportunity to help create an outstanding school from the beginning of its journey, and embark on a rewarding career path.


If you are looking for an opportunity to contribute to help propel a new school forward, and be part of children’s development at a crucial time in their life, we would love to hear from you.


Ark Byron Academy works closely with its sister school Ark Priory to provide the best possible education and experience, whilst also expecting the highest standards, from staff, pupils and parents. Please see our candidate information pack for additional information.


As a member of staff at Ark Byron Primary Academy, you will work in high quality new facilities and you can expect to receive excellent professional development and support from colleagues across the Ark network. 


Our core values are “courage,” “exploration,” “endeavour” and “excellence.”


If you are an outstanding individual who has the relentless drive, boundless enthusiasm and the resilience for a challenging but rewarding new opportunity please submit an application today.

Applications must be made by 4pm on Thursday 10th January 2019.   We will review applications as we receive them and may contact applicants before the closing date. Interviews will take place the week commencing the 21st January 2019 .


Ark is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.



Person specification: Assistant Site Supervisor

        The person appointed will:

·       Have the ability to relate easily to a wide range of people, through an even temperament and a good sense of humour

  • An understanding of basic health and safety in a school environment
  • Basic DIY skills
  • Ability to adhere to working procedures and policies within the school environment
  • Ability to perform physical tasks as required by the role, including manual handling
  • A full understanding of the schools equal opportunity policy, child protection policy and health and safety related policies
  • Be self-motivated, pro-active and able to work in a very autonomous way, being able to manage own workload, with strong organisational skills
  • Be flexible and adaptable
  • Have a clear understanding of aims and values and ethos of the school
  • Have a clean current driving licence (preferred)


  • Qualifications and experience
  • The person appointed will have:
  • Some background in the building trade c.10 years to include experience in range of disciplines (carpentry, plumbing, electrics, plastering)
  • Ability and experience of using a wide range of machinery
  • Understanding of health and safety requirements of a large site and the ability to recognise and take action to avoid potential risks under Health & Safety legislation


  • Security
  • Maintain the security of the premises by opening and closing premises (including times for lettings), checking and replacing CCTV tapes (where applicable), repairing doors, latches and fences, acting as key holder for out of hours contact to maintain a safe environment
  • Be aware of, and report as necessary, security issues both during normal opening hours and out of hours.
  • Be a key holder for the school site.


  • Staff Development
  • To assess development and training needs and discuss with line manager.
  • To set your own targets before any development activity and review and evaluate the activity after completion, cascading information to the appropriate team when relevant.
  • To keep personal records of all staff development activities in which you are/have been involved.


  • The job description will be reviewed at the end of the academic year or earlier if necessary. In addition it may be amended at any time after consultation with your line manager.