Premises Manager, Waltham Forest

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Buxton SchoolWaltham Forest

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Start date: October 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £31,548 - £36,711 (SO2 - PO2 depending on experience and skills)
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint a Premises Manager to take responsibility for the maintenance and safety of our buildings and specialist facilities under the direction of the School Business Director. You will lead and develop our premises function comprising Site Officers, Apprentice and Cleaning Team, to ensure the smooth running of the school buildings and grounds.

This is an exciting time to join Buxton School, having recently moved into our new building. The Premises Manager will play a pivotal role in strengthening the relationship between the functions of maintenance, adaptation and new build to ensure that the school campus can be efficiently and cost-effectively maintained. You will have experience of managing projects to specification, on time and within budget.

The role requires a dynamic manager: someone with strong communication skills, high levels of technical awareness and successful people management experience. You will be entrusted to develop and maintain positive relationships with staff, pupils, contractors, suppliers and the general public.

You will be able to work on a flexible shift rota that includes evening shifts to support the work of the school and the site services team. It is expected that the majority of annual leave is taken during the school holidays.  

For further information about the school, please visit  

If you have any questions prior to applying, you can contact Stacey Bell, PA to Executive Headteacher at  

To apply, please complete our application form and return this via email:  

Please note, CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: Wednesday 21st August 2019

Buxton School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

More about Buxton School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Secondary Campus, Terling Close, Leytonstone, London, E11 3NT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 208 534 3425
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Buxton School is a mainstream, state-foundation, co-educational, non-denominational, all-through school for children aged 3-16. It is situated in Leytonstone in London and there 1600 pupils on its roll.

Buxton School serves a diverse community and pr...