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Academy Premises Manager

Cirrus Primary Academy TrustSutton

Academy Premises Manager

Grade 6 (£26,997) to S01 (£31,557)

36 hours per week / 52 weeks per year

Wallington and Rushy Meadow Primary Academies seek to employ an experienced full-time Academy Premises Manager to work across both schools.

Wallington and Rushy Meadow Primary are open from 7.00 am to 18:00 with occasional lettings in the evening and some weekends for which overtime will be paid. You will typically work 7.15 hrs a day. This role is a split shift working mornings at one site and afternoons at the other with a midday rest break of between 3 to 3.5 hours. The daily working pattern will be confirmed during the interview process and agreed with the successful candidate.  

The schools are part of Cirrus Primary Academy Trust based in the London Borough of Sutton, Wallington is currently transitioning from a two-form entry to a one-form entry primary school with a nursery and has 270 pupils and Rushy Meadow is a two-form entry primary school with 370 pupils. Both Schools have extensive buildings and grounds, including playing fields. We strive to provide an aesthetically stimulating, nurturing environment for all our pupils and staff to learn, work, and play safely.  

Your role as an Academy Premises Manager will be varied and your approach must be flexible to accommodate both schools' requirements. You will have responsibility for security, monitoring cleaning, building and maintenance and you will line manage a small site team to maintain high standards of presentation, repair and cleanliness across the site. The successful candidate will be conscientious, dynamic and work well as part of the wider Trust Estates team. 

To be considered for this role, you will need experience and knowledge of regulatory bodies and compliance as you will have responsibility for all planned maintenance, health and safety compliance, including carrying out and reviewing of premises related risk assessments and action plans. You will be an effective communicator, both written and verbal and have good negotiation skills for use when dealing with contractors. You will also be proficient in the use of Microsoft applications and a good working knowledge of building management software, such as Every, would be an advantage. A good selection of DIY / Handyperson skills is essential.

The Trust values the importance of continuing professional development and encourage our staff to continue to develop and learn new skills, ongoing training will be provided Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for more details. Should you require more information or have questions about the role and would like a tour of the schools, please contact David Bennett, Trust Operations Officer, to arrange a visit to each school site. If you visit our school's websites, there is lots of additional information available.

Wallington and Rushy Meadow Primary Academies are both committed to safeguarding and promoting the children and young people's welfare and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and references.

Closing Date for applications is 26th January.

Interviews will be held week commencing 1st February 2021.

Start Date 29th March 2021.

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