We are looking to appoint a Premises Manager to lead and manage all aspects of the property including upkeep, care, maintenance, health and safety and facilities management.
As part of Harris, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education in London. With regular progression opportunities and outstanding CPD for support staff, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether at Harris Primary Academy Shortlands, in one of our other 46 academies, or in our central team. Our aim is to help you achieve your ambitions more quickly.
As part of the Harris Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:
The opportunity to develop and grow your career within the Federation.
Performance and loyalty bonus
Pension scheme (LGPS) and access to our Harris Wellbeing Cash Plan, covering a range of health and wellbeing benefits
Bicycle Purchase and ICT loans
What we are looking for
We look for talented individuals who want to be a part of transforming education in London, and helping create exceptional places of learning.
To manage programmes of repair, maintenance and refurbishment.
To ensure exemplary levels of cleanliness and hygiene across the site.
To oversee the production and delivery of a planned programme of maintenance and repair of the buildings, including procuring contracts as required with specialist companies to advise and maintain the property.
To manage agreed budget for facilities management and repairs and maintenance.
About Harris Primary Academy Shortlands
Harris Primary Academy Shortlands is a two-form entry school which opened in September 2014 in Bromley, and now educates children from Reception to Year 4. We believe that every child is unique and that each deserves the opportunity to be happy, feel valued and experience success. The academy moved to a brand new building in September 2016 on Kingswood Road in Shortlands. We had our first Ofsted inspection in April 2017 from which we were rated outstanding. A copy of the report and more information about the school can be found on our website www.harrisprimaryshortlands.org.uk.
Why work at Harris Primary Academy Shortlands?
A brand new building, which is a bright, modern and welcoming place for children to be;
Every lesson at our school is creative and there is plenty of time for children to think, to play, to discover and wonder;
Each child is taught in the way that suits them best and we step in quickly if a change is needed;
Excellent professional development opportunities and generous benefits package through the Harris Federation - a leading group of 44 primary and secondary academies in and around London
The Harris Federation
The Harris Federation is the leading large Multi Academy Trust in the country for both primary and secondary education. We have an established reputation in transforming education in London and an unrivalled track record in achieving success through rapid school improvement.
Closing the gap between young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and their peers has always been a core mission of the Harris Federation. We have transformed standards in schools that had, in some cases, failed for generations before joining the Harris Federation. Social mobility is the Holy Grail for the pupils we serve. The key to their futures is a high quality education.
We want every child in London to have the best possible education, enabling them to fulfil their potential and decide their own future.
We look for motivated support staff who are committed to helping us transform lives and who will share our belief that every child has the potential to do well.
Please note: academies may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn at any point without notice. You will still be able to add information until the closing date, but you will not be able to submit your application. With this in mind, you are encouraged to apply as early as possible.
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. Harris Federation is fully committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education. Click here to view our full equality and diversity statement.