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Watergate School - Premises Manager

  • Employer: Lewisham Schools
  • Reference: WATPM23
  • Published: Thu 01/06/2023, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 11/06/2023, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £35,000 - £39,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Watergate School

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Watergate School - Premises Manager

Watergate School

Premises Manager



Salary: S01 - £35,223 - £36,417+ Pool Allowance + Call Out Allowance

35 Hours Per Week, 52 Weeks per Year


Watergate is Lewisham’s primary school for children with severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties. 


The school is looking to recruit a committed and reliable Premises Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for the daily management of all aspects of maintenance in the school, and for providing a safe, secure and clean environment for all site users and visitors across both school sites.  The role includes responsibility for structure/s and plant maintenance, line management responsibility for the Premises Team and School Cleaning staff and the management of relevant budgets.


The right candidate will:  


  •          Be self-motivated, flexible and able to act on own initiative
  •          Be able to work flexibly and respond to emergencies
  • Have an organised approach to prioritise work and successfully manage time
  • Have excellent literacy, numeracy and IT skills
  • Be an effective team member  
  • Be suitably qualified and have relevant experience


Closing Date: Noon Friday 9^th June 2023

Shortlisting and Interviews will be held week beginning 12^th June 2023

CVs will not be accepted

Click on the links below to download an Application Pack:

Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form

Safer Recruitment Form

Safeguarding Policy

Equal Opportunities Statement

Please send completed applications to Adeana Roberts –

Watergate School, Lushington Road, Bellingham SE6 3WG

Tel: 020 8695 6555         Fax: 020 8695 8280


Watergate school takes its commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children very seriously.  All staff must share this commitment. 

The school is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Therefore, the successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) as well as qualifications and reference checks. 

If you have lived or worked overseas for three months or more as an adult (Over 18) you must provide the relevant overseas check.

Original evidence of right to work within the United Kingdom will be required prior to commencement of employment.

Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified or experienced people and are particularly welcomed from suitably qualified applicants who are significantly underrepresented in the school workforce.