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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    12 January 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£29,700.00 - £34,341.00 Annually (Actual)

Academy Premises Manager job summary

Cirrus 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 Primary Academy.

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.

Other Information

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.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Avenue Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
1047 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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