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Lettings and Premises Officer

Avanti Schools Trust
Frome, Somerset
Contract Type
Full Time
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Start Date
31st July 2024
10th July 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
31st July 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1430630

Salary - Grade 3, £23,048 - £24,113 per annum (additional interim allowance while uplifted annual salary figures are implemented)

About us and the role

This is an exceptional opportunity to join the Avanti Park School Premises team.

Are you practical, can you turn your hand to most things, good at solving problems, able to use your own initiative, have good people skills, have high standards for health and safety and a clean and organised environment?

Are you a can-do person who is reliable, hardworking, patient, well organised, self-motivated, takes pride in their work, and has a sense of humour?

Then we need YOU!

We need an exceptional person to join our team as our Premises and Lettings Officer who will support ensuring the site and premises are safe, secure, and well organised so that our children have the very best learning environment.

This is a unique opportunity to help develop the school, which will be shaped by three key elements for both students and staff:

  • Educational Excellence
  • Character Formation
  • Spiritual Insight

What will you do?

  • Ensure premises, grounds, and parking areas are clean, tidy, and safe, including snow clearance and gritting in adverse weather, emptying bins, and resolving issues after bookings.
  • Receive, sort, and distribute goods and mail, excluding specialist items, and set up room layouts and equipment for events.
  • Provide cleaning services, ensure availability of consumables, and monitor car park usage, enforcing authorization.
  • Conduct security activities, fire alarm tests, and emergency responses, including unlocking/locking premises and assisting with fire drills.
  • Open/close premises for events, maintain cleanliness before/after bookings, provide first aid equipment, and comply with school policies and protocols.

For a more comprehensive list of the job responsibilities, please view the full Job Description

Why should you apply

Avanti exists to help each person become a well-rounded human being through intellectual, moral and spiritual growth, and so make the world a better place.

You will be working in a fantastic environment, with:

  • A strong vision of Educational Excellence, Character Formation and Spiritual Insight
  • Great opportunities for professional development
  • O2 discounts
  • Eligible for NUS Card and CSSC membership
  • Specsavers corporate eye test vouchers
  • Access to multiple well-being programmes
  • Cycle to work and Electric Vehicle Lease Schemes

Plus many more!

What are we looking for?

  • Good communication skills; written and verbal
  • NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in Numeracy and Literacy
  • Understanding of Health and Safety and security issues
  • Good organisational skills- ability to meet deadlines and make decisions in emergencies
  • Ability to understand and apply school policies related to the post, including those that relate to pupils’ safety
  • Commitment to the safeguarding and welfare of all students

Please view the full Job Description for more information on the essential criteria and skills required for this role.

Further information

Pre-employment checks

Avanti Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates are required to have an Enhanced DBS check unless internally appointed and still within the cycle of DBS re-checks.

Any appointment subsequently made will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.

Diversity and Inclusion

We want to make sure we are attracting the widest possible range of people and ensure that they are accepted, understood and treated equally when they work here. This means we will work hard to understand that each employee is unique and ensuring that individuals or groups are not treated differently or less favourably on the basis of specific characteristics.

Such characteristics include (but are not limited to) age, disability, gender including transgender, race, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, and how the school supports pregnant women and new parents.


Safeguarding Statement:

Avanti Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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