The Harris Federation
Grade 7 (Inner London): £30,879 – £32,577
Whatley Avenue, Raynes Park, London, SW20 9NS
We are looking for a hardworking, ambitious and dynamic Premises Manager to join Harris Academy Wimbledon.
You will be responsible for managing the Premises Team responsible for the upkeep, care, maintenance, health and safety and facilities management of the academy. There is a great deal of collaborative working and sharing of good ideas about what works within secondary academies at Harris. The successful candidate will be joining a friendly and outward looking group where professional development and progression opportunities are second to none.
What we are looking for:
Someone with good communication skills and an excellent telephone manner
A person with a good level of physical fitness, including the ability to carry out some heavy lifting where required
Someone with the flexibility to deal with emergencies outside normal working hours
Experience of working in an inner city school or educational establishment with children and young people
Considerable experience of general maintenance, dealing with external contractors and managing a team of premises staff
Experience of managing budgets, large building projects and service level agreements, ensuring good value for money
Relevant degree or equivalent qualification, with knowledge of health and safety legislation and requirements
Why work at Harris Academy Wimbledon?
The opportunity to be part of the founding team of an academy with the highest of expectations and ambitions for its staff and students; Unrivalled potential for personal and professional development as the academy grows;
All the advantages of a highly successful academy group, including strong central support and outstanding CPD opportunities.
Please download the Job Pack for full details on the job responsibilities and person specification. You will need this when completing your online application.
If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact us via e-mail, or call to arrange a conversation.
Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn without notice. Applications will only be considered if submitted online and before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.
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.
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 & Equality
We are committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education.
To apply for this job please visit www.harriscareers.org.uk.