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Premises Manager

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£31,548 – £36,711 (Depending on Experience)
Buxton School, Cann Hall Road, Leytonstone
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
21/08/2019 at 09:00 AM
Vacancy Description



Required from October 2019


SCALE: SO2 ~ PO2 depending on experience and skills    

SALARY: £31,548 ~ £36,711

CONTRACT: Permanent 36 hours per week based on 6 day a week rota throughout 52 weeks.


We are seeking to appoint a Premises Manager to take responsibility for the maintenance and safety of our buildings and specialist facilities under the direction of the School Business Director. You will lead and develop our premises function comprising Site Officers, Apprentice and Cleaning Team, to ensure the smooth running of the school buildings and grounds.


This is an exciting time to join Buxton School, having recently moved into our new building. The Premises Manager will play a pivotal role in strengthening the relationship between the functions of maintenance, adaptation and new build to ensure that the school campus can be efficiently and cost effectively maintained. You will have experience of managing projects to specification, on time and within budget.


The role requires a dynamic manager; someone with strong communication skills, high levels of technical awareness and successful people management experience. The successful candidate will be entrusted to develop and maintain positive relationships with staff, pupils, contractors, suppliers and the general public.


Applicants will be able to work on a flexible shift rota that includes evening shifts to support the work of the school and the site services team. It is expected that the majority of annual leave is taken during the school holidays. 



Further details and application forms are available from the Head Teacher’s PA, Stacey Bell, at the school. 



Please note CVs will not be accepted. Application forms and further details are can be downloaded from the school website or by contacting the Executive Head teacher’s PA, Stacey Bell at


Buxton School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.


CLOSING DATE: 21st August 2019           

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.