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Regional Premises Manager - Full-time

Napier Community Primary & Nursery, Gillingham

  • Ref:MED887-2012-72L
  • Posted:31/03/2023
  • Pay:£40,000
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:17/04/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:27 April 2023


The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT) is one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts in the South East, with over 45 Primary, Secondary and SEN Academies in the TKAT Family.

We aim to drive educational standards through the provision of outstanding teaching, leadership and learning for all. As part of this work, we are looking to appoint a Regional Premises Manager working initially across 5 of our primary academies. 

  • Napier Primary Academy, Gillingham
  • Ore Village Primary Academy, Hastings
  • Pebsham Primary Academy, Bexhill
  • Pluckley Primary Academy, Pluckley, Nr Ashford
  • Smarden Primary Academy, Smarden, Nr Ashford

The role will require an onsite presence at each school each week alongside remote working. 

As a team, we provide a range of expert guidance and support, by calling upon our diverse professional experiences and specialist knowledge. We are looking for an enthusiastic and driven person to join our team.

About the role

You will work under the guidance of, and in partnership with, the TKAT Central Estates and H&S Team. You will support them with strategic planning for estates and Health and Safety, compliance monitoring, day-to-day line management of the site teams, creating a robust support network for the schools and completing and owning administrative tasks. There will also be the opportunity to get involved in project work aiding your own personal career development.

Who should apply?

We are looking for an excellent communicator who can inspire confidence and trust. An organised individual that can multitask and respond to Estates and H&S matters in a calm, collected manner.  

This role is perfect for someone who has a consolidated Estates and H&S background and is now looking to develop their generalist skills.  Experience working in an educational setting would be an advantage. The role will have a  flexible approach to work where required with the ability to work independently as needed.

If you would like to have an informal discussion before applying please contact Jennifer Old, School Business Manager, via jenny.old@tkat.org before the closing date.  Interviews will be held on Thursday 27th April 2022. Internal applicants should discuss with their line manager prior to submitting an expression of interest for this role.


TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

Equal Opportunities

TKAT is committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic for example race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit. This includes applications from individuals wishing to work full time, part time or on a flexible basis.

Information about the school

The Kemnal Academies Trust is one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts in the South & East of England with 45 Primary and Secondary Academies in the TKAT Family. Our ultimate aim is to ensure we drive educational standards through the provision of outstanding teaching, leadership and learning for all.

The TKAT Vision 'Achieving More Together'

A community of learners who share the mindset of success and are driven by the prospect of opportunity for all. An environment of aspiration, respect and openness, enabling staff and students to thrive.

The TKAT Purpose

Within the #oneTKATfamily, the shared and common purpose is to work together as a community of schools to ensure that every child, whatever their background, receives a high quality education.

TKAT is committed to providing outstanding teaching and learning to enable all pupils to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01634 581 797

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 Education.