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Job details
Employer Ark Kings Academy
Location Kings Norton, Birmingham
Salary Ark Support Staff Pay Scale (Outside London), Scale 4 Point 11 £15,514 -£18,070 per annum, depending on experience
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts As soon as possible

Ark Kings – a small school, big family; transforming the lives of our students

Hours: 36 hours per week, all year round as part of a shift pattern

Nearest train station/transport links: five minute drive from the M42, Junction 2, Kings Norton Station (25 mins walk), bus routes including the 35, 45, 49 and 84

Ofsted: Good in all areas (2016)

Visits to our school are encouraged. To arrange, please call 0121 459 4451.

Ark Kings Academy was named as the most improved academy in the country just three years after joining the Ark network. Join us in transforming our school and having a real impact on our students’ lives.

We are looking for an excellent Premises Assistant who will ensure that all school sites are maintained in a safe, clean and secure condition as required and assisting in such tasks as may be necessary for effective site management. This will include site maintenance, minor repairs and decoration, care taking, security, waste management, grounds services and cleaning.

The successful candidate will:

  • have practical understanding of health & safety and security procedures and practices
  • have flexible attitude towards work, able to work varied shift patterns and be on call for emergencies
  • have the ability to work on own and as part of a team
  • be able to drive and willingness to take a MIDAS test
  • have the ability to instil and ensure high expectations

"We are a big family and we know that we are moving forwards and making a difference. Every day we’re opening students’ eyes to opportunities in Birmingham and beyond, students that may have otherwise been forgotten about. Our progress so far has been incredible and we know that one day we will be an outstanding school.”– Staff member at Ark Kings Academy

We employ an open-door policy that extends to all staff and students, to encourage a collaborative working environment. Staff receive regular training sessions to nurture professional progression at every stage.

The leadership team is approachable and always on hand to provide help where needed. At Kings, your hard work will never go unappreciated. From staff shout outs in weekly meetings to half-termly staff buffets, we ensure there is a culture of recognition and reward.

As a staff member at Ark Kings Academy, you will be part of Ark, an international charity and one of the UK's most successful multi-academy trusts, with a network of 35 schools in 4 locations across the country. Click here to find out more about the benefits of work for Ark Kings Academy.

Visit our website for more information on the school. For an informal, confidential discussion, please contact the Recruitment Team on 0203 116 6345 or

Please submit your application online by visiting

The deadline for applications is 11am, Thursday 20th July. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis so early applications are encouraged.

Ark is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

About the employer

Ark Kings Academy reopened as an academy in 2012, having previously been known as Kings Norton Secondary School. It provides mixed, non-denominational secondary education for pupils aged 11-16 in Birmingham. 

The school is run by Ark, an interna...

Information about Ark Kings Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 16 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Locations and contacts

Shannon Road
Kings Norton
B38 9DE
United Kingdom
+44 121 433 3328