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Assistant School Premises Manager - Full-time

Wilmington Grammar School for Boys, Wilmington

  • Ref:KCC886-5403-188S
  • Posted:09/06/2023
  • Pay:£22,337 - £25,074 Experience dependant
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:30/06/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Rolling Basis


Job Title:                   Assistant School Premises Manager

Salary:                       Grade 6 £22,337 - £25,074 dependant on experience
                                   Plus interrupted lunch allowance.

Hours:                        37 Hours per week to be worked on an alternating shift rota system.

Reports to:                School Premises Manager

Wilmington Grammar School for Boys is looking to appoint a new Assistant School Premises Manager. 

Do you have demonstrable practical skills and experience in maintaining a large site and want to work in a friendly and supportive team?

Working to the School Premises Manager and alongside other Assistant Premises Managers and school team you will need to demonstrate:

  • An ability to carry out a range of practical/DIY tasks across a complex site
  • An understanding of good health and safety knowledge and practice
  • A clean driving licence (and willingness to undertake minibus driver training).
  • A good level of education with a minimum of GCSE Maths and English.
  • The commitment to safeguard the wellbeing of children at all times.

Members of the premises team work a shift rota pattern to cover the opening and closing of the school sites (currently from 7am to 3pm and 10.45am to 6.45pm during the school term).

We are looking to appoint the successful candidates as soon as possible.

Career with Endeavour MAT - what we can offer you:

  • A competitive salary with pay progression opportunities.
  • 22.5% contribution to an excellent career average defined benefit pension scheme.
  • An attractive benefits package.

You will also be working with a team of talented, engaged and motivated colleagues. Our common values of respect, integrity, determination, equality of opportunity and self-management help instil a strong work ethic among staff and students alike and our supportive culture provides what many of our existing staff describe as a ‘family feel’ within our Trust.

The deadline for applications is Midnight on Friday 30th June 2023, with interviews expected to take place shortly afterwards. Early applications are encouraged as eligible candidates will be invited to the interview stage on a rolling basis and we may appoint before the stated closing date.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 
An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful candidate

Information about the school

Wilmington Grammar School for Boys (often referred to as WGSB) is an extremely considerate school with a wonderful learning environment and atmosphere.

The key focus for ensuring our students gain the best possible education is to provide them with the highest quality teaching within the best learning environments. Continually developing the quality of their teaching and pedagogy is the number one priority for all our staff. The schools senior leadership team prioritises their attention to supporting what is happening day by day in the classroom and there is a relentless focus on continually raising standards and expectations which is equally endorsed and monitored by the schools governing body. The staff and students continually rise to the challenge.

The school is comparatively small with a six form entry in Y7/8 and a five form entry in Y9-11 with a total number of students on roll measuring approximately 1050 including an expanding joint Sixth Form with Wilmington Grammar School for Girls (WGSG). The school’s size and embedded ethos of care and support is the key feature of its reputation in the local community.

WGSB is a member of the Endeavour MAT family of schools, which pride themselves on setting consistently high expectations, securing outstanding outcomes and delivering exceptional standards of teaching and learning for all. Our students are encouraged to develop resilience and are supported to become innovative and thoughtful problem solvers via the Endeavour mindset programme.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Emma Edwards
  • Address:Common Lane, Wilmington, Kent, DA2 7DA
  • Telephone: 01322
  • Email: eedwards@wgsb.co.uk


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 Education.