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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    23 November 2023 at 4pm

  • Date listed

    9 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£25,119.00 - £27,334.00 Annually (Actual)

Premises Manager job summary

Our aim is to employ someone who will help us maintain and improve the school and grounds, whilst ensuring compliance in all areas of Health and Safety.  We would like the successful candidate to feel just as proud of our school, as we do.

We would like to encourage applicants to apply who:

  • Are hard-working, honest, dependable and self-motivated 

  • Are practical, with a range of DIY skills and experience and able to use initiative

  • Strong communication skills to be able to effectively communicate with contractors

  • Computer literate

  • Reasonably fit, because this is a physical role involving lifting and carrying, and working both indoors and outdoors in all weathers

  • Are flexible in your approach to planning the working day

  • Can work within budgets, using best value protocols

  • Have a basic knowledge of preventative maintenance and Health and Safety

  • Have good levels of English and Maths

  • Are capable of establishing good working relationships with staff, pupils and contractors

  • Are proactive and able to organise your working day 

  • Can lead by example and create a culture of trust and loyalty with those around them 

  • Preferably with access to your own vehicle and with a clean driving licence

We can offer you:

  • Friendly, welcoming environment with well behaved pupils.

  • A network of support across 14 schools, including a premises lead for all schools, who will mentor you and work with you on larger projects

  • Training to improve your skill set 

  • Regular time to discuss issues with the Senior Leadership Team

  • Some flexibility in daily hours

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

ASSET Education safeguards and protects its students and staff by being committed to respond in accordance with Safer Recruitment Procedures . Therefore we are unable to accept a C.V. A fully completed Asset Education application form will only be accepted .

This post will be r eporting directly to Jen Smith Headteacher and will be based at Castle Hill Infant and Junior Schools Dryden Road Ipswich IP1 6QD

For further details, or to arrange an initial discussion with the Headteacher, please contact:

Joanne Sparkhall, Office Manager, Dryden Road Ipswich IP1 6QD, 01473 741758, office@castlehillprimary.org.uk    Please also see our website  - https://www.castlehillprimary.org.uk/ 

ASSET Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the job description and will be subject to pre-employment checks including  an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and children's barred list check, health check, online search and  satisfactory references.

This job post has expired.

About Castle Hill Junior School

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
298 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11

School location

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