Job ID no. VR782

Hawthorn Community Primary School


Hawthorn Community Primary is a school where everyone is valued and helped to achieve their full potential.  Staff and pupils alike are proud to be a part of our school and we are a team that is committed to children’s well-being, achieving high standards and providing the very best opportunities for all in our care.

We currently have a vacancy for a Site Supervisor to create and maintain a safe learning environment for our staff, pupils and visitors.

The Site Supervisor is responsible for monitoring and maintaining the school site in accordance with the schools operating policies & procedures, including a wide range of duties and responsibilities connected with the fabric and grounds of the school.  This includes H&S, security, cleaning, porterage, routine maintenance, refurbishment and minor repairs.

The successful candidate will have excellent organisational and technical skills, with the ability to effectively problem solve and support the operation of the school.

You will have:

  • An understanding of Health and Safety Regulations and how they apply in a school environment
  • Experience of carrying out maintenance work, within the reasonable capacity of a normal handyperson
  • The ability to undertake a range of caretaking and cleaning duties
  • The ability to identify work priorities and manage own workload, whilst ensuring that lower priority work is kept up to date
  • Be able to demonstrate good inter-personal skills and communicate with a range of people.

Being part of Pathfinder Schools offers a fantastic opportunity to develop yourself, as a Trust we actively encourage collaboration and the sharing of good practice; we believe that by developing a love of learning and having the highest expectations, all members of the Pathfinder Schools community can achieve and inspire greatness.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact the School Bursar Jo Marshall on 01536 512204 or

To apply please submit an application form and covering letter outlining your suitability for the post. Application forms can be downloaded from the Pathfinder Schools vacancies page . Completed applications  should be sent to

We occasionally close vacancies early in the event that we receive a high volume of applications. Interviews may begin soon after receipt of applications for shortlisted candidates, therefore we recommend that you apply early.

Pathfinder Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS, Reference, Identity, Criminal Record and Medical Checks are mandatory for all posts within Pathfinder Schools.

Pathfinder Schools is passionate about its values of collaboration, humanity and independence, we believe that when people feel respected and included they can be more creative, innovative, and successful. We are committed to an inclusive workforce that represents many different cultures, backgrounds and viewpoints. Our employee lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our colleagues, regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity, marital status, ethnicity, age, disability status, or any other aspect which makes them unique. While we have more work to do to advance diversity and inclusion, we’re committed to moving our Trust and the education sector forward.



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