Premises Manager, Kent

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The High Weald AcademyKent

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £22,182 - £25,112
Contract term: Permanent

The Role

We are looking for an experienced Premises Manager to provide leadership and management of the academy’s site and cleaning team. As Premises Manager, you will provide site development and management for the academy and ensure that the premises are cleaned, maintained and compliant to the approved specifications. You will have overall responsibility for the security and health and safety of the site, ensuring a safe environment for all users. You will also work closely with the Trust Estates Manager to plan sustainable and cost effective budgets.

If you are energetic, creative, flexible, and have a positive work ethic, then this role may be for you. The successful candidate will thrive in their work, act as a positive and influential influence on their team, which will in turn make a critical contribution to our community

As an employee of Brook Learning Trust, you will receive a comprehensive induction programme, training opportunities, competitive salary and benefits, and have the opportunity to contribute to our vision for improving the outcomes for young people. By joining The High Weald Academy you will have the opportunity to make a significant difference to the lives of a vibrant body of students; in an environment committed to the development and progress of its staff. You will join an exceptionally dedicated team who believe in doing whatever it takes to ensure our students achieve great things; because they deserve the very best.

This role is 37 hours per week, all year round. Flexibility to ensure cover from 6.30am to 6.00pm, in conjunction with the rest of the site team, is essential.

The High Weald Academy

The High Weald Academy is a small rural school based in Cranbrook in Kent, and serves a widespread rural community. The Academy provides an education for students of all abilities and is focused on ensuring that everyone is able to learn, achieve and flourish. Our vision is simple – to ensure that all of our students achieve beyond our expectations and flourish as confident learners with the highest aspirations, ready for the university or careers of their choice and also ready for the world in which they will work and live.

We have just moved into our state of the art new building, and a visit to the academy is highly recommended. The leadership team would be happy to discuss the vision for the academy with candidates either during a visit, or during a telephone conversation.

Application information

Deadline for applications:  10.00am, Friday 24 January 2020.

Your application should evidence how your current skills and experience fit those outlined in the job description, and should demonstrate your understanding the demands placed on an Academy Premises team.

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The Brook Learning Trust

The Brook Learning Trust is proud to have High Weald as part of our family of academies. As a Trust, we bring together our unique academies in our belief in the power of education to change lives and communities.

It is our steadfast purpose to challenge and defy the barriers that constrain the educational progress of any child. We set high aims for aspiration and secure collective responsibility for all our children’s achievements. Our work is underpinned by the values of Integrity, Respect, Courage, Optimism, Excellence and Accountability.

A strong focus on teaching and learning as well as high standards and expectations has led the Brook Learning Trust to become one of the highest performing multi-academy trusts in the county. Last year, children in our academies made better progress - learning and growing with us - than they would have done in other schools or academies nationally. The Brook Learning Trust, working with High Weald Academy, brings energy, passion and expertise to the education of our children.

For more information about The High Weald Academy please our website:

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. All posts are subject to vetting checks including an Enhanced DBS check and references. An overseas police check will be required by candidates who have worked or resided outside of the UK.

More about The High Weald Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Angley Road, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 2PJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1580 712 754
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