Full Address: Alpha Rd, Chobham, Woking GU24 8NE, Chobham, Surrey, England
Exact working hours: 40
About the Role
Wishmore Cross Academy is a special learning environment that provides a supportive community where everyone is encouraged to achieve their goals. We are a residential special school in Chobham, Surrey, for boys aged 9 to 16 years who have social, emotional and mental health difficulties. We admit up to 70 pupils and can offer up to 14 residential places (including extended days) on a flexible basis for up to 4 nights per week.
Given our pupils emotional fragility we are looking to appoint a dedicated, flexible and committed support professional to join us as our Premises Manager. A keen eye for detail and a good range of DIY skills are essential as well as a commitment to the important work we do within the SEND education agenda.
You will lead the strategic and operational development and deployment of Academy site, buildings and resources in order to ensure the highest standards of health and safety, as well as the best possible provision for students and value for money.
We are situated within easy reach of the M25 and M3 and, although in Surrey, is very close to Berkshire and Hampshire. Ofsted judged our Residential Provision to be 'outstanding' for the last six years.
For this role you will require a sound knowledge of Health & safety procedures and precautions; understanding of COSHH, CAR 2012 and IOSHH regulations; and have a clear understanding of contract compliance. You will also need good knowledge of Facilities Management services and be proficient in the use of ICT, combined with experience of contract management.
'The staff team is long standing and cohesive and they receive very good levels of training, performance appraisal and supervision' Ofsted 2017
• An opportunity to enhance your skills through Continued Professional Development (CPD)
• An opportunity to join a SEN special school at the forefront of developments in emotional and mental health
• An academy that is an expert in the use of Restorative Justice Practices
• An academy that leads on the use of Restraint Reduction Practices
We offer an open invitation to visit us, speak to key staff and get a feel for the working environment. This will be on Wednesday 14 March 2018
To book your place or for any other questions/queries please contact Greg Moss at
As the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners - to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them. In each of our academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes. You will also be entitled to the following benefits: a health cash plan, vehicle affinity scheme and childcare vouchers.
Closing date: Monday 23 April
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.
In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV's. For further information on this position and to make an application please click 'quick apply on the TES advert.
We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.
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Please note that this vacancy is not part of Surrey County Council, we are advertising this on behalf of a partnership organisation.
We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty