Current Vacancies

Permanent Contract ideally starting January 2021

Starting Salary: HCC Pay Grade D £21,402

Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 52 weeks per year


Portswood Primary School is part of the HISP Multi Academy Trust, which was formed in January 2020. As a MAT, we aim to ensure that our schools have strong and talented leadership and staff, who in turn will ensure that the young people who are in each of the MAT schools have access to excellent education, support and wider opportunities.


Portswood Primary School is an outstanding School, passionate about developing life learners who are excited and engaged by school and want to become independent learners.


The Trustees would like to appoint an enthusiastic and energetic Site Manager to join our team. The work pattern involves working through the day but some flexibility may be required. Experience of working in schools would be beneficial but is not essential. We also welcome applications from individuals who have relevant experience working in property or site maintenance and who are confident in working with staff at all levels. Specific trade strengths in any area would be an advantage. Lifting, moving and handling of furniture and deliveries form an important part of the role. Full health and safety training will be given.


Day to day duties will include the management of all Health and Safety systems, unlocking/locking up the school, day to day maintenance, grounds works, health and safety checks (full training given), using a computerised system for logging jobs and record keeping, and managing the external cleaning team.


The successful candidate will need to be able to work independently as well as part of a team. They will be enthusiastic about working within a school environment and supporting the needs of the school.


The HISP Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. We are also committed to providing equality of opportunity at all stages of the recruitment and selection process and ensuring that candidates are treated fairly and lawfully throughout the process.


If you wish to apply for this post please complete the support staff application form which can be downloaded from our website at You can also find further details here about the school, its facilities and the benefits for staff in working with us.


Please email your completed application form to Please note that CV’s will not be accepted. No agencies either please.


Applications may also be submitted by post to: HR Officer, HISP Multi Academy Trust, Winchester Road, Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO53 2DW. Please ensure you apply the correct postage rate, based on the size and weight of your envelope, as incorrect postage may mean your application is not received by the closing date.


Closing Date Friday 11th December 2020 at 12 noon.


Informal Enquiries: Mr Craig Twyman, Estates and Facilities Manager


Telephone: 023 8026 9722


The Support Staff Application Form can be found below. Further details are attached.


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