Grade: Scale 6
Hours per week: 37
Paid weeks per year: 52
Start date: 13 January 2020
Fixed term: until 31 January 2021
Closing date: 9 December (9am)
Interview date: 12 December
Completed application forms accepted by email/post direct to the school address:
Whitehawk Road, Brighton, BN2 5FL, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information contact the school office on (01273) 523656
Our current Premises Manager has been granted a twelve month sabbatical and we are seeking a well organised and highly motivated individual to cover this role from 13th January 2020 to 31st January 2021.
As our Premises Manager you will be the initial point of contact for all matters regarding buildings, grounds, maintenance and security. You will also support the Business Manager in looking after Health and Safety in respect of all of these areas to include COSHH and fire prevention. Additionally, you will manage our team of 8 in-house cleaners.
The successful candidate will need to have previous experience in premises management and all of the areas stated above. You will also need have a range of site maintenance skills such as painting and decorating, general repairs and DIY.
We are seeking someone who can plan effectively for projects and support our rolling building maintenance plan. You will need to manage contractors whilst they are on site and be able to interact with children and adults alike.
The working pattern for this role is a split shift from 7am to 10.45am and then 2.45pm to 6.30pm – Monday, Wednesday, Friday and 7am to 10.30am on Tuesdays and Thursdays. You will be the main key holder and named security contact for the premises which may result in out of hours calls. You will need to be flexible in your working and there will be some requirement to stay later in the evenings to lock up the building after school events and parent’s evenings (overtime will be paid at appropriate rates for this).
We can offer –
- A positive working environment
- A supportive leadership team
- Access to local authority and externally run courses
- Support from other Premises Managers currently working within Aurora Academies Trust
- 25 days holiday a year (including 2 days extra statutory leave) plus bank holidays
Visits to the school are welcomed and can be arranged by contacting the school office on 01273 681377.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency's Points-based Immigration System.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
Brighton & Hove City Council is advertising on behalf of the school and is not the employer in this case.
Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.