Message from our Head Teacher

Welcome to Haydonleigh Primary School’s website and to a school where ‘I am talented, together we are amazing’ underpins our philosophy.

We provide a secure and happy environment where the work is varied and challenging and every child and adult is valued. We set the children and ourselves high standards to enable every child to develop his or her potential to the full and become confident learners.

All parents are very welcome at Haydonleigh, and we see home and school working together as very important for your child.

Our website will give you a flavour of our school’s aims, the activities that the children are involved in, the achievements that we have gained and the wealth of memorable experiences that the children encounter.

I hope you enjoy the website and if you'd like to visit the school, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Frances Billinge

I am talented, together we are amazing !


site manager

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, capable and skilled non-resident Site Manager to join our friendly staff team.  Our current successful Site Manager is retiring in February 2021 and we are looking for someone with the same enthusiasm, knowledge and skills to continue supporting the school.  Ensuring we meet all our statutory obligations, keeping the building well maintained and a safe environment for children, staff and visitors. 

Full time 37 Hours per week – flexible working hours, working between 8.00am to 5.30pm Monday to Thursday and 8.00am to 4.00pm Friday as required by the school. 52 weeks of the year. Employment to start in February 2021.

Salary NJC L grade £20,206 to £23,226 depending on experience

The successful candidate will be:

  • able to work efficiently on his/her own initiative
  • well organised
  • a good team member
  • willing to take an active part in the life of the school
  • responsible for relevant policies/codes of practice/legislation, including health and safety procedures and precautions/ COSHH regulations
  • capable of training and managing cleaning staff
  • able and responsible for a range of tasks including repairs, redecoration, general upkeep of the site and maintaining site security

Suitable candidates will need to be hardworking with a good all-round knowledge of building and associated trades and a willingness to work flexible hours including over weekends and evenings if required.

Visitors regularly comment about the lovely atmosphere within our school, our great pupils and welcoming staff who create a wonderfully supportive environment for everyone. Our Site Manager is a visible role within the school; applicants should have a pleasant and professional manner with children with a good understanding of Safeguarding regulations. Haydonleigh School is committed to safer working practices and has an open and live safeguarding culture.  Please spend some time looking at our Safeguarding Policy on our website here: Safeguarding (http://www.haydonleighschool.co.uk/parents-1/safeguarding)

All posts are appointed by the Governors and we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure and medical clearance. Swindon Borough Council is an equal opportunities employer. 

We would recommend that applicants in the first instance view the virtual tour of the school building on our website https://www.haydonleighschool.co.uk/3d-virtual-tour and are welcome to contact us to arrange a visit to the school by contacting the school office by telephone on 01793700443 to make an appointment to view the school.

Closing date for applications: noon on Monday 7th December 2020.

Interviews will be held: During the week commencing 14th December 2020

For an application form and further information please email the School Business Manager Mrs Sue Heath admin@haydonleighschool.co.uk  or details can be found on our school website www.haydonleighschool.co.uk  or the Eteach website Completed applications should be emailed to the School Business Manager, Mrs Sue Heath or sent by post to Haydonleigh Primary School Haydon Court Drive SWINDON SN25 1JP. Tel: 01793 700443