Primary Academy Trust seek to employ an experienced full-time (36 hours/52
weeks per year) Academy Premises Manager, the role will be based at Avenue
Avenue Primary are open from 7.00 am to 18:30. You will work 36
hours per week; details of the exact working pattern will be discussed as part
of the interview process.
The school is part of Cirrus Primary Academy Trust based in the
London Borough of Sutton and is currently 4 forms of entry with a base
provision. The school has extensive buildings and grounds, including playing
fields. We strive to provide an aesthetically stimulating, nurturing
environment for all our pupils and staff to learn, work, and play safely.
Your role as an Academy Premises Manager will be varied and your
approach must be flexible to accommodate the trust/school's requirements. You
will have responsibility for security, monitoring, cleaning, building and
maintenance. You will line manage the Premises Assistants to maintain high
standards, repair, and cleanliness. You will be conscientious, dynamic and work
well as part of the wider Trust Estates team.
To be considered for this role, you will need experience and
knowledge of regulatory bodies and compliance. You will be responsible for all
planned maintenance, health and safety compliance, including carrying out and
reviewing premises-related risk assessments and action plans. In addition, you
will be an effective communicator, both written and verbal and have good
negotiation skills for use when dealing with contractors. You will also be
proficient in the use of Microsoft applications and a good working knowledge of
Every building management software would be an advantage. A good selection of
DIY / Handyperson skills is essential.
The Trust values the importance of continuing professional
development and encourages our staff to continue developing and learning new
skills; ongoing training will be provided. Please see the Job Description and
Person Specification for more details. Should you require more information or
have questions about the role and would like a tour of the schools, don't
hesitate to get in touch with David Bennett, Trust Operations
Officer, to arrange a visit to the school site. If you visit the school
website, there is lots of additional information available.
In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023
statutory guidelines, the Trust will use internet searches, including social
media searches to perform pre-employment checks on candidates in the course of
recruitment. The Trust will act in accordance with its data protection and
equal opportunities obligations.
Safeguarding & Equal Opportunities
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders
Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. All
employees of the Trust are deemed to be in regulated activity with children and
as such, all offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and for
this role, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed amongst other
checks as appropriate.
All shortlisted candidates will be required to complete a
declaration regarding offences and have references requested (unless agreed
otherwise), prior to the interview.
Cirrus Primary Academy Trust is committed to promoting
equality of opportunity for all staff and job applicants. We aim to create a
supportive and inclusive working environment in which all individuals are able
to make best use of their skills. Applications are invited from all members of
the community. We do not discriminate against staff on the basis of age; race;
sex; disability; sexual orientation; gender reassignment; marriage and civil
partnership; pregnancy and maternity; religion, faith or belief (Equality Act
2010 protected characteristics). The principles of non-discrimination and
equality of opportunity also apply to the way in which staff and Trust treat
visitors, volunteers, contractors and former staff members.
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