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Premises Manager: Wilmington Grammar School for Girls

Endeavour MATWilmington, Kent DA2 7BB

School Premises Manager: Wilmington Grammar School for Girls 

Salary Range: £23,107 - £27,163pa depending on experience, plus interrupted lunch allowance 

Grade: Grade 7   

Responsible to: Head of Premises & Estates 

Working pattern: 37hrs per week, all year round. Some early opening/late closing will be required.

Start Dates: ASAP 

Do you have a strong background in estates management and are looking for a fresh challenge?

Endeavour MAT is looking to appoint a School Premises Manager for Wilmington Grammar School for Girls.  This is a busy role and you will be responsible for a large and complex site.  You will need to be proactive and resourceful with demonstrable experience of facilities management, health & safety compliance and small/ medium sized project management.  

As the Premises Manager you will be responsible for maintaining high standards of safety, maintenance and cleanliness across the school estate.   You will work as part of a Trust wide Premises Team lead by the Head of Premises & Estates and working closely with the School Business Manager and Head Teacher on a day to day basis.  You will be supported by our hardworking Assistant Premises Managers and cleaning team.  You will also work collaboratively with the Premises Managers at our other schools in the Dartford area.

You will need to demonstrate:

• A good level of education, with a minimum of GCSE Maths and English 

• The ability to manage and supervise others

• Experience of small/ medium sized project planning and budget monitoring

• Knowledge to carry out practical/DIY tasks in-house and oversee larger projects safely across a complex site

• A clean driving licence (and willingness to undertake minibus driver training)

• The commitment to safeguard the wellbeing of children at all times.

Normal working hours for the position are 8am to 4pm.  The school site is currently open between 7am and 6.45pm and you will need to ensure the unlocking and locking is appropriately staffed, which will include occasional early/late shifts.

We are looking to appoint the successful candidate as soon as possible and may review and shortlist  applications as they are in received.  Early application is therefore recommend

What we can offer you:

As well as offering you:

• a competitive salary

• generous workplace pension scheme (with 21% employer contribution)

• free on-site parking

there are also many additional benefits of working at one of our Endeavour MAT schools including: 

• 30 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)

• An interrupted lunch allowance of just over £700 per year

• Access to a range of development opportunities including formal, online and on the job training 

• A friendly and supportive staff team 

Application Process

The closing date for applications is midnight on  22nd September 2021, with interviews & a skills test during week commencing 27th September 2021. 

Please complete our online application form which is available on the Careers and Vacancies page on our website

You may attach your CV to your application but we do not accept CV-only applications.

As a Trust we are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

School-based roles are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 but you are not required to disclose convictions or cautions that are ‘protected’, as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013).

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to self-declare any information that would make them unsuitable to work with children. 

All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

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