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Premises Officer - John Burns Primary School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

Required from September 2021
All Year Round, non-residential

36 hours per week, extra hours maybe required and shift hours to be arranged.

We are a committed and supportive school with a strong inclusive ethos, where children are at the heart of everything we do.

The school’s Governors wish to appoint a conscientious and hard-working Premises Officer. You will maintain excellent, friendly relationships with children, staff and visitors and keep the school safe, clean and in good repair. This position is available to start from September 2021. Any job offer is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check, references/health check and 6 months probationary period.

Our children have asked that our new Premises Officer “…is good at fixing things, will not get cross when balls land on the roof and will help us make our school look even better”.

Duties will include:

  • Security, minor repairs, painting, building shelves and general maintenance of school
  • Managing a team of cleaners and performing emergency cleaning
  • Monitoring the work of outside contractors
  • Occasionally transporting monies to and from the bank
  • As an emergency key holder, call outs to school site (including school house) to deal with emergencies
  • Health and Safety Risk Assessment / Fire Risk Assessment and Electrical Safety testing (PAT)
  • Carrying out checks, monitoring and completing paperwork for Health and Safety aspects of the post including asbestos, COSHH and legionella’s, as well as keeping an up to date inventory of school assets.

Essential requirements:

  • Flexibility and reliability
  • Strong oral, written and numeracy skills.
  • Committed to delivering high service standards.
  • Experience of working in a school or similar environment for a minimum of one year.
  • Self motivating and innovative.
  • An understanding of Health and Safety regulations and their application
  • Demonstrate ability to organise and manage a diverse workload
  • A good team player with a cheerful disposition with an eye for detail.
  • Proven record of effective and strong commitment to equal opportunities.
  • IT skills

Desirable requirements:

  • Have practical experience of carpentry, plumbing and other types of repairs and maintenance
  • Experience of working to a budget and monitoring expenditure against this
  • First Aid qualification or willing to train as a first aider

Visits are strongly advised. Please call Mary Buckley at the school to arrange a visit on 020 7228 3857

An Application Form and supported documents can be downloaded below.

Please e-mail completed application form to: office@johnburns.wandsworth.sch.uk

If you have not heard from us by the interview date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Closing date: Thursday 24th June 2021 (at Midday)
Interviews: week commencing 28th June 2021

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share our commitment.

This post is subject to DBS check. CVs are not accepted.

21 Wycliffe Road, London SW11 5QR
Tel: 020 7228 3857
E-mail: office@johnburns.wandsworth.sch.uk
Headteacher: Mr Brian Grogan



Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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