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  • Application deadline

    11 February 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    14 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
c £40k + benefits

Job summary

Building/Quantity Surveyor

The Kemnal Academies Trust is a large but friendly and forward-thinking education provider and the Estates Department delivers a wide range of commercial projects and professional support across a diverse scope of property types.

We have a genuine, sustainable and thoughtful approach to running our business and we can offer an interesting and exciting portfolio of work with a good work/life balance. All staff are provided the opportunities to become well-rounded and have access to genuine progression opportunities.

We are looking to recruit a full time self-motivated individual who has one or two years post graduate experience, who is looking for a new and stimulating opportunity to gain wider experience and develop independent qualities.

As a Building/Quantity Surveyor you will be working within a team on a broad range of project and professional work, across a number of building/premises types and ages, with this specific role having a focus on educational and commercial facilities.

You will undertake a range of professional and project work including supporting Building Project Development/Management in respect of both design and construction phases during the planned programme year (training will be given as required). You will run your own jobs (support will be given where required), as well as support and plan your share of the workload and priorities. Administration support is provided.

For this role, you will:

-Be qualified to degree level or equivalent in Building/Quantity Surveying or relevant technical subject.
-Be a RICS Associate Member (AssocRICS Building Surveying)/QSi Associate Member, or equivalent.
-Have a minimum of 12 months practical experience in a similar/related role.
-Have excellent communication skills and be comfortable liaising with people at all levels.
-Hold a full UK driving licence and have the use of a vehicle for business use.
-Experience of working in the education sector is desirable, but not essential.

Working for TKAT:

In return, as an employee of The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT), you will benefit from:

● A competitive salary, with regular pay reviews.

● A wide variety of opportunities for professional development, including the opportunity to continue to develop your career to Chartered status.

● Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).

● Laptop and smart phone.

● 25 days (+ 2 days discretionary Christmas leave) per annum.

● Free onsite parking at TKAT Centre.

● Opportunity to benefit from enhanced rates from Benenden Healthcare.

● Opportunities to work flexibly, where possible.

● Support line to assist with your wellbeing at work.

● Travel/overnight expenses at TKAT rates.

● Free eye tests at Specsavers.

● The option to join our employee discount scheme.


TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

Equal Opportunities

TKAT is committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic for example race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, or age. All applications are treated on merit. This includes applications from individuals wishing to work full time, part time or on a flexible basis.

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Trust type
Multi-academy trust
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About The Kemnal Academies Trust

TKAT (The Kemnal Academies Trust) is one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts in the South of England with over 40 Primary and Secondary Academies in the TKAT Family.

Our ultimate aim is to ensure we drive educational standards through the provision of outstanding teaching, leadership and learning for all.

Our leaders focus on pupil progress and attainment, and regularly share knowledge, insight and experience. We believe passionately in the power of collaborative working and actively promote school-to-school support.

Our pupils are at the heart of everything we do and we strive to inspire learners and change lives as a result our exceptional educational provision.

Head office location

Sevenoaks Way, Sidcup, DA14 5AA

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