Premises Assistant

  • Wallington Primary Academy
  • Wallington

Premises Assistant

Job advert

Wallington Primary Academy 
Mollison Drive 


Premises Assistant 

Salary : Grade 1c3 NJC Points 2-6 - £20,466 - £21,981


Wallington Primary Academy is looking for a friendly and reliable person with a hands-on approach and a 'can do' attitude who can help us maintain and develop our well cared for premises to the highest possible standard. The successful candidate must be an enthusiastic and dedicated person with suitable experience and a willingness to learn.Previous experience of small DIY jobs and repairs and any previous experience or knowledge of basic building repair and maintenance would be advantageous.

Working with the Senior Academy Premises Manager, the role will involve ensuring that the school meets Health & Safety standards and is welcoming, clean, well maintained, safe and secure at all times.


The candidate must also be willing to develop their skills and take on additional responsibility, in time, with all necessary training provided. Opportunities to undertake fully funded facilities training with the Institute of Workplace Facilities Management (IWFM) will be available for the successful candidate.

You must be hardworking, focussed and willing to be flexible with hours and tasks.

This is a full time post – 36 Hours per week.  The school is open from 7:00am to 18:30 with occasional lettings in the evening and some weekends for which overtime will be paid.  You will normally work 7 to 7.5 hours per day. The actual hours will be agreed with the successful candidate.  The hours maybe over a split shift on some days.

Wallington Primary Academy has 330 pupils, aged 3 to 11, which includes a Nursery and Special Educational Needs Base.  We value the importance of continuing professional development and encourage our staff to continue to develop and learn new skills.  There will be opportunities for career progression within this post.

The successful candidate will be responsible for a range of premises duties connected with the fabric and grounds of the school. This person will be conscientious, dynamic and work well as part of a team.

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for more details.  Should you require more information or a tour of the school, please contact David Bennett, the Senior Academy Premises Manager on 020 8669 3978. 


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS check and references.


Closing Date: Wednesday 26th June 2019 

We would however urge you to apply as soon as possible for the role as shortlisting and interviewing may take place at any time in the recruitment process and we reserve the right to close the job early should enough suitable applicants apply before the closing date.
Interview W/c: 1st July 2019
Start Date: 1st August 2019 or earlier if possible.


Please submit your completed application form online here.

The first page of the application requires you to add your ‘Supporting Statement’. This should demonstrate how you meet the person specification, giving recent and relevant examples. We recommend that you work on this offline and paste it into the box when you are ready to apply.