Premises Officer

Recruiter
Harris Federation
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
28 Jul 2019
Closes
01 Aug 2019
Ref
1187603428
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for a Premises Officer to ensure the provision of a safe, clean, attractive learning environment, as part of a team undertaking responsibility for the maintenance, security, health and safety of the academy site (including grounds, buildings, facilities and equipment), ensuring that they operate efficiently and effectively.

Your opportunity

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 Kenley, in one of our other 46 academies, or in our central team. Our aim is to help you achieve your ambitions more quickly.

Harris Benefits

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

Click here for a full list of Harris benefits.

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 carry out servicing, cleaning and checking of academy vehicles within capabilities;
  • To provide technical and craft support to teaching staff as directed by the senior premises officer;
  • To provide site security as required;
  • To report any poor or dangerous behaviour by students to the Premises Manager;
  • To report any potentially hazardous actions by staff to the Premises Manager immediately;
  • To maintain, decorate and repair the academy premises where appropriate;
  • To liaise with and support external contractors on site, ensuring supervision at all times;
  • To lock/secure both side and back gates as required;
  • To be responsible for ensuring that any "accidents", sickness or spillages are promptly cleaned, disinfected and made safe;

Please download the job pack for a full job description and person specification.

About Harris Primary Academy Kenley

Harris Primary Academy Kenley is a Primary academy for local children, rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted. Our belief is that children thrive when they are consistently happy and safe at school. Our aim is to provide a happy, safe and focused school environment that engages children fully in their learning. We plan and tailor the curriculum to our pupils so that each is taught in the way that suits them best.

Why work at Harris Primary Academy Kenley?
  • The opportunity to work in an 'Outstanding' school, with exceptional support from the academy and the Harris Federation
  • A flourishing and diverse school with a wonderful and welcoming community
  • Conveniently located for public transport and connections into London
  • Excellent opportunities for personal and professional development and progression
  • Generous Harris benefits and rewards package

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.

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