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Premises Manager - Full-time

The Primary First Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F16-212-S
  • Posted:29/09/2023
  • Pay:PFT D1-E1(£26,609 -£29,178)Depending on experience
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:16/10/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Lessness Heath Primary School is a popular 3 form entry school in Bexley, South East London and is seeking to appoint a full-time Premises Manager who will be supported by a part-time premises assistant. 

We are forward-thinking, caring and, most important of all, a happy school where pupils of all abilities and social backgrounds achieve. Our pupils are well-behaved, aspiring always to be “the best versions of themselves”.  

The ideal candidate will be proactive and capable with experience of facilities management. They will be responsible for maintaining high standards of security, safeguarding and health & safety within the school and for ensuring that maintenance work is carried out to ensure that the school buildings are kept in good condition. Please note that the candidate will not be required to work a split shift.   

The Premises Manager will work under the direction of the Head Teacher and be supported by the Trust’s Facilities Team across all areas of safety and compliance of the school Estate.  They will be welcomed into the Primary First Trust Premises network who meet once a term.  

You will need to demonstrate. 

  • Knowledge and experience with building management and maintenance 
  • Good DIY skills 
  • Ability to oversee large projects safely for the school.  
  • The ability to lead and supervise others.  
  • IOSH qualification or a willingness to complete this.  
  • A clean driving licence and access to a vehicle.  
  • The commitment to safeguard the wellbeing of children. 


What we can offer you: 

  • Access to a generous pension scheme.  
  • Free on-site parking.  
  • Access to a range of development opportunities including formal, online and on the job training.
  • A friendly and supportive staff team.  
  • A dedicated mobile phone and ipad for work purposes 

We encourage all candidates to visit our school where possible or to discuss the position, please contact our admin team on 01322433290 or admin@lessnessheath.bexley.sch.uk 

You can also learn more about us by visiting our website: https://www.lessnessheath.bexley.sch.uk/  

Contact Information 

To apply for this vacancy please complete the attached application form, available to download from the downloads section below, paying particular attention to Section 4 of the form, to indicate how you satisfy the criteria set out in the Person Specification. You will also be required to complete and return a Self-Disclosure form with your application. CV’s will not be accepted. Applications should be submitted via email to admin@lessnessheath.bexley.sch.uk by 12 noon on Monday 9th October 2023. 

References will be requested for those short listed ONLY and prior to interview. Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted. 

The Primary First and Lessness Heath Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring check and two references.  

The Primary First Trust and Lessness Heath Primary School are committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery. 

Information about the trust

The Primary First, a Trust that truly celebrates and nurtures the diversity and distinctiveness of its partner schools. We are a growing network of 10 individual primaries across Bexley, Gravesham and Medway. All are at different points in their journey - each with a unique context, considerable strengths and specific opportunities.

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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.