Harris Academy Orpington is looking to appoint an hard-working Premises Officer to ensure the provision of a safe, clean, attractive learning environment,
You will be 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.
This role will involve general maintenance across a large school site; there will be elements of lone working when unlocking and securing of the buildings and site as required, and ensuring the school is running smoothly. There is a level of flexibility required and being well organised ensuring daily tasks are carried out maintaining the Academy to a high standard.
The working hours for this will be:
- 5:30 to 14:00 or 10:30 to 19:00 - term time
- 8:00 to 16:00 - holiday hours
As part of Harris, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education in London. With a multitude of progression routes and outstanding CPD for support staff, expect to be supported throughout your career, whether in our central team or in one of our 48 academies. Join us in our mission to positively contribute to cultivating an exceptional learning environment for all our students.
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. The successful candidate will have:
- Basic knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and requirements;
- Basic training in one or more of the following: plumbing, general and ground maintenance, electrical/building maintenance, heating systems (or sound experience of same)
- Basic knowledge of the operation of heating, ventilating systems and common causes of malfunctions;
- Knowledge of maintenance and security systems and procedures Knowledge of supervisory skills;
- Understanding of appropriate cleaning methods and standards;
- Experience of working in an inner city school or educational establishment with children and young people
- Considerable DIY experience
For a full job description and person specification, please download the Job Pack.Why work at our Academy:Next Steps
Please download the Job Pack for full details on the job responsibilities and person specification. You will need this when completing your online application.
Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn without notice. We only accept applications submitted online via our careers website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible and advise you check the job information as per the listing on our careers site. Our Benefits Package
In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package. Being a part of the Harris Federation
We are recognised as the top performing large multi-academy trust in England for primary and secondary education. Closing the gap between young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and their peers has always been a core mission of Harris. Holding a reputation for bringing transformative approaches to education, we hold a unrivalled track record in achieving success through rapid school improvement.
Our people are at the heart of this success. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of training programmes available at every stage of your career.
We look for talented individuals who share our vision for creating exceptional places of learning, and are committed to ensuring that every child in London has access to the best possible education.Safeguarding Notice
The Harris Federation and all our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.Diversity and Equality
We are committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education.