Premises Manager

Job Roles:
Management
Organisation Type:
Secondary Education
Organisation:
Secondary School/Academy
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Any
Region:
London
Contract Term:
Permanent
Salary Description:
Grade 6 (Inner London): £27,402-£29,010
Posted:
7th Jun 2018
Start Date:
Recruiter:
Harris Federation
Job Ref:
HAW-00071

We are looking for an experienced Premises Manager to join our strong and supportive academy team.

You will be responsible for managing the Premises Team responsible for the upkeep, care, maintenance, health and safety and facilities management of the academy. In the first year, you will be the only member of the premises team, and there will be opportunities to grow your role as the academy develops.

As an employee with the Harris Federation, you will receive a generous benefits package, including performance and loyalty bonus, pension scheme (LGPS), Harris wellbeing cash plan and additional Harris benefits.

Who we are looking for:

Someone with good communication skills and an excellent telephone manner
A person with a good level of physical fitness, including the ability to carry out some heavy lifting where required
Someone with the flexibility to deal with emergencies outside normal working hours

What we are looking for:

Experience of working in an inner city school or educational establishment with children and young people
Considerable experience of general maintenance, dealing with external contractors and managing a team of premises staff
Experience of managing budgets, large building projects and service level agreements, ensuring good value for money
Relevant degree or equivalent qualification, with knowledge of health and safety legislation and requirements

About Harris Academy Wimbledon

Harris Academy Wimbledon is a brand new, co-educational school for the High Path area. For the first two years, the academy will operate from Whatley Avenue in the redeveloped and well equipped adult education centre, and students will have access to sports fields at the nearby Joseph Hood Recreation Ground. The academy will admit 120 Year 7 pupils in September 2018 and will build year by year with an intake of 180 pupils in each year group from September 2019. Our new building, opening in September 2020, will be an addition to the regeneration of the High Path area.

Harris Academy Wimbledon will promote high levels of academic achievement across the curriculum, encourage participation in extra-curricular opportunities and empower students to make decisions wisely. The curriculum will be rich, diverse and personalised to ensure every student achieves his or her true potential. Academic success will go hand-in-hand with a rich variety of enrichment and extra-curricular activities; these activities will help foster a spirit of aspiration, resilience and joy in learning. Professional learning will be at the heart of academy supporting all staff in their development. The academy will have a growth mindset approach where industry and commitment are seen as cultural virtues. Development of resilience, self-esteem, managing risks/consequences and the ability to work effectively together will all form a key part of the pastoral provision.

Why work at Harris Academy Wimbledon?

The opportunity to be part of the founding team of an academy with the highest of expectations and ambitions for its staff and students;
Unrivalled potential for personal and professional development as the academy grows;
All the advantages of a highly successful academy group, including strong central support and outstanding CPD opportunities.

For more information, or to arrange a confidential discussion with the Principal, please call the careers team on 0208 253 7777.

Harris academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. In line with our commitments to safeguarding, the Harris Federation uses preferred agencies and is unable to work with any agencies where Terms of Business have not been agreed by both parties prior to an engagement.

Closing Date:
30/06/2018
Contact Details:
Harris Federation
Tel: 020 8253 7777
Contact: Recruitment
Email:

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