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Premises Manager - Full-time

Beaver Green Primary School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-2060-100S
  • Posted:11/08/2022
  • Pay:Swale Academies Support Staff Pay Scheme
  • Start Date:October 2022
  • App Close Date:01/09/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:W/C 5th September 2022


Salary: £20,045 - £21,563 SAT 5


Full time. 37 hours a week

We have an opportunity to appoint an enthusiastic individual to manage our school premises, maintaining and making minor repairs to the buildings and school site and arranging and being responsible for onsite contractors, cleaners and the garden maintenance team.

Key duties would include:

  • Acting as a designated key holder;
  • Arranging emergency repairs;
  • Arranging regular maintenance and safety checks;
  • Undertaking general portage duties, including moving furniture and equipment within the school.

The successful candidate would have:

  • Basic training in or a sound experience in one or more of the following: plumbing, general and ground maintenance, electrical/building maintenance, heating systems, decorating;
  • DIY experience at the level to be able to undertake minor repairs;
  • Experience of dealing with a variety of stakeholders in person, email and on the phone;
  • The ability to lead and work as part of a team;
  • A willingness to undertake training and to keep knowledge up to date.

Formal Health and Safety training would be an advantage.

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

Part of the Swale Academies Trust, Beaver Green Primary is a thriving school at the heart of the community.  We value our children as individuals and we work closely with parents so all children feel successful.

For more information about our school please visit our website: https://www.beavergreen.org.uk/

We can offer you:

  • A team of friendly, welcoming people to work collaboratively with.
  • A range of support from a strong team that will help to develop your practice.
  • Excellent professional development opportunities both within the school and across the Trust.
  • A strong supportive local community, including Governors and PTFA.
  • Local Government Pension Scheme – generous employer contribution;
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice;
  • Ride to Work Scheme;
  • Kent Rewards Scheme – local and national retailer discounts;
  • Employee Referral Recruitment Incentive;
  • Generous Holiday entitlement of 26 days plus bank holidays and a concessionary day at Christmas.
  • Christmas closure (3 days holiday entitlement is used for this).
  • Additional holiday entitlement for 5 years + service.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Tina Oakley, Head of School at bgpoffice@swale.at  or calling 01233 621989.

Applications should be made via Kent Teach.  Please note, we cannot accept CVs. 

We are happy to discuss any support you may need during your application process as part of our reasonable adjustment approach.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at  or 01795 426091 ( option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Dates:  Week Commencing 5th September 2022

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

Information about the school

Beaver Green is a two form entry school in Ashford with a maintained nursery.

The school is sited in a new build with a number of outreach rooms alongside extensive playing fields and play areas.

The school works in partnership with other primaries within the Swale Academies Trust to ensure best practices are in place.

Beaver Green prioritises children’s learning and wellbeing to enable them to reach their full potential, the school has invested in the Read, Write, Inc Phonics scheme, in high quality Reading, Writing and Maths resources and in extracurricular provision.

Beaver Green values its links to parents and the local community and is pleased to offer a breakfast club from 8:00am.

Our aim at Beaver Green is to give our children the best possible learning experiences.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Tina Oakley
  • Address:Beaver Green Primary School, Cuckoo Lane, Ashford, Kent, TN23 5DA
  • Telephone: 01233621989
  • Email: bgpoffice@swale.at


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.