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Premises Assistant

Unified AcademySurrey

Hours: 36 hours per week, all year round

Orchard Hill College (the College) and Orchard Hill College Academy Trust (the Trust) together form Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust (OHC&AT), a family of specialist education providers for pupils and students from nursery to further education. The College has 6 centres and the Trust is now home to 15 special schools across London, Surrey and Sussex. As a family of specialist providers with a strong track record, we aim to provide exciting and relevant educational opportunities tailored to the needs and ambitions of our current and future pupils and students with special education needs or who experience other barriers to learning.

Unified Academy (formerly Chart Wood School) is a school for boys aged 9 to 16 years who have social, emotional and mental health needs. Some pupils also have moderate learning and attachment difficulties. This means that pupils struggle to form strong, healthy and sustainable relationships with others and can present with challenging behaviour. All pupils have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP).

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Premises Assistant to support our Premises Manager in all aspects of premises management. This will include security, maintenance and development of our school buildings and site to ensure that they support the educational needs of our students.

Job Purpose and Scope:

  • To undertake all aspects of routine maintenance work
  • To carry out caretaking and facilities management tasks 
  • To maintain the grounds and external site areas
  • To positively contribute to the health& safety of staff and pupils

Responsible to: Premises Manager

To apply, please send your completed application form to 

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

For further information, please contact the School Office on 01737 215 488.

Closing Date:    Friday 26th February 2021

Interview Date:    w/c 8th March 2021

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments made are subject to a 6-month probationary period and an enhanced DBS check.

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