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  • Start date details

    May 2024

  • Closing date

    8 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    5 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£24,338.00 - £27,075.00 Annually (FTE) Plus interrupted lunch allowance

Assistant School Premises Manager job summary

Salary :

Grade 6 £24,338 - £27,075pa FTE dependent on experience

Plus interrupted lunch allowance.

Working pattern:

37 Hours per week to be worked on an alternating shift rota 52 weeks per year.

Reports to:

School Premises Manager

Key contacts:

Head of Premises & Estates, Head Teacher & School Business Manger

Do you have a strong background in Estates Management and are looking for a fresh challenge?
If so, Endeavour MAT is seeking to appoint a hardworking, flexible, and reliable individual who can work on their own initiative and be proactive in problem solving. This position is based at Wilmington Grammar School for Girls.

This is a busy role, and you will be responsible for a large and complex site and will require you to be proactive and resourceful with demonstrable experience of facilities management, health & safety compliance, and small/ medium sized project management. To support with the day-to-day operations of our school site, working in a mostly maintenance capacity, ideally utilising a proven trade skill or have equivalent experience.

Our ideal candidate will :

  • Have experience in a similar role utilising a trade skill or with equivalent experience.
  • Have excellent knowledge and understanding of health and safety.
  • Have sound understanding of how schools or similar environments operate.
  • Have knowledge of Estates statutory compliance and best practices
  • Take responsibility for their personal development to ensure that the skills required to perform their accountabilities are identified and maintained.
  • Be required to work on you own initiative as well as within a team and responsible for maintaining high standards building maintenance, cleanliness, and safety across the school estate.
  • Work collaboratively Trust wide with other Premises teams/managers and lead by the Head of Premises & Estates, working closely with the School Business Manager and Head Teacher on a day-to-day basis.

You will need to demonstrate:

  • An NVQ 2 or equivalent relevant qualification in a construction-based trade, preferably carpentry, plumbing or electrical.
  • Ability to work both as part of a team and unsupervised, taking responsibility for the completion of tasks.
  • Effective communication skills at all levels
  • A proficient level of education, with a minimum of GCSE or equivalent in Maths and English
  • The ability to manage and supervise others.
  • Experience of small/ medium sized projects, planning and budget monitoring.
  • A clean driving licence (and willingness to undertake minibus driver training)
  • The commitment to safeguard the wellbeing of children at all times.

What we can offer you:

As well as offering you:

  • a competitive salary
  • generous workplace pension scheme (with employer contribution)
  • free on-site parking

there are also many additional benefits of working at one of our Endeavour MAT schools including:

  • An interrupted lunch allowance of £884.17 per year
  • Access to a range of development opportunities including formal, online and on the job training.
  • A friendly and supportive staff team.


The closing date for applications is Midnight on Sunday 7th April 2024, with interviews & a skills test taking place shortly after this date.

For more information or to discuss an application please e-mail recruitment@endeavour-mat.co.uk

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful candidate.

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 Wilmington Grammar School for Girls

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1068 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Wilmington Grammar School for Girls is an Outstanding school situated near Dartford in Kent, with a strong track record of achievement. Our students are encouraged to develop resilience and are supported to become innovative and thoughtful problem solvers via the Endeavour Mindset programme.

We are part of the Endeavour MAT family of schools, and we pride ourselves on setting consistently high expectations, securing outstanding outcomes and delivering exceptional standards of teaching and learning.

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