15 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    JULY, AUGUST OR SEPTEMBER 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    2 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Catering, cleaning and site management

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time: 36 HOURS PER WEEK, ALL YEAR ROUND (52 WEEKS)

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year

Full-time equivalent salary

(£30,309 - £33,717)

Pay scale

GRADE 6 POINT 9 – 16

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking applicants who have the ability to self-evaluate, show attention to detail and have the following experience:

  • Working within a managed budget
  • Record keeping and reporting
  • Leading teams
  • Dealing with HR issues
  • Managing Health & Safety
  • Facilities Management Operations
  • Able to use a range of IT packages
  • DIY skills
  • Prioritise, plan and organise, direct and coordinate the work of others to build, support and work with high performing teams

You may also like to take the following into consideration:

  • A variation of working pattern and hours (shifts) may occur due to the introduction of letting the school premises.
  • Willingness to constructively challenge the work of self and others to continually improve own and team performance
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Seek advice and support where necessary
  • Open minded and receptive to new ideas, approaches and challenges
  • Deal sensitively with people and resolve conflicts

If you have experience in the following, we would love to hear from you:

  • Ensuring that the school site is maintained in a safe, clean and secure condition as required, and undertaking such tasks as may be necessary for effective site management.
  • Carrying out basic cleaning, building maintenance and repairs including emergency
  • Carrying out daily, weekly, monthly tasks in the agreed time frame
  • Understanding your role and responsibility within the organisation’s health and safety structure
  • Basic understanding of how fire, electrical, and mechanical system works
  • Keeping all grounds and buildings secure including acting as a key holder for locking up
  • Willing to undertake development courses and progress within the organisation


What the school offers its staff

We offer:

  • Well behaved children who have a love of learning at our school
  • A friendly and supportive team with high morale who all champion children’s well-being
  • A very well resources and attractive environment
  • Exceptional CPD opportunities through our tailored programme
  • A strong ethos of high expectations and challenge for the whole community
  • Excellent professional development and career enhancement opportunities
  • Excellent induction and a support programme for all staff new to the school
  • Possibility of support towards achieving further qualifications and vocational training
  • A chance to work in a diverse, inclusive and vibrant community with excellent transport links

Further details about the role

This is an exciting time to join our school. If this role sounds like the job for you and if you would like any more information, please do not hesitate to contact Mick Redden-Owen, our School Business Manager – finance@albion.southwark.sch.uk . For a confidential discussion about this post with the Headteacher, please contact the school on 02072373738 of headteacher@albion.southwark.sch.uk .

The role is linked to and subject to school funding and therefore will be fixed term for 1 year in the first instance.

Closing date: Monday 3rd June 2024, 12.00pm (noon)

Interviews: Wednesday 12th June 2024

Application packs are available to download from this advert, by email or from our website.

CVs will not be accepted.

The school is registered in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) as currently set out in the Data Protection Bill. The school is required to share some data with the Local Authority and the DfE.

Albion Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and well-being of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Albion Primary School is a Safeguarding school. The successful applicant will be subject to appropriate checks and undertake an enhanced DBS and where appropriate to the post, a requirement to complete a Childcare Disqualification declaration.

Applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability regardless of sex, race, marital status or disability. Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria will be interviewed.

Commitment to safeguarding

Albion Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and well-being of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Albion Primary School is a Safeguarding school. The successful applicant will be subject to appropriate checks and undertake an enhanced DBS and where appropriate to the post, a requirement to complete a Childcare Disqualification declaration for Albion Primary School.

Applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability regardless of sex, race, marital status or disability. Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria will be interviewed.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to finance@albion.southwark.sch.uk

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About Albion Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
443 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
02072373738

We are community primary school situated in the heart of Rotherhithe with excellent transport links across London including the Jubilee Line at Canada Water and the London Overground at Rotherhithe. The school serves a socially, culturally and ethnically diverse community. We have high expectations of our pupils and want to ensure that we provide the best possible education so that our children achieve both academically and have the opportunity to broaden their knowledge and experience of life.

The school is highly respected in the local community and has built strong relationships with parents, carers and the wider school community. Albion is the first choice of school for many of our families.

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