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Premises Officer - The Fusion Academy 


Hours: 37 hours per week  (Term Time + 3 weeks)


Salary: Grade 6 - £17,588 p.a


This brand new Free School Academy will be opening in Barwell in October 2020. The school will provide education for children and young people who have communication and interaction difficulties, including autism, aged 8-19 (key stages 2 - 5). We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Premises Officer to provide high quality maintenance, security and cleanliness for our school. Our aim is to inspire and support children and young people to develop academic, vocational and life skills for healthier, happier futures and we are looking to appoint a person to be part of a team that contributes towards this. 


The successful candidate will take responsibility for the maintenance, security and health & safety of The Fusion Academy, ensuring the effective implementation of repairs and maintenance programmes.   You will work to ensure our grounds, buildings, management of waste,  facilities and equipment are maintained to a high standard, ensuring the necessary legislative and Health & Safety requirements are met and providing a positive learning environment for our pupils. In addition you will implement and maintain adequate security measures and procedures for the site buildings and facilities.  The School will be opened in a phased manner and therefore initially duties will include cleaning on a daily basis.


The successful candidate will :

  • Have experience of premises maintenance including a good working knowledge of Health & Safety, Fire and COSHH regulations.

  • Have a proven track record of working with and/or within external trades and contractors.

  • Have strong experience of working with people and members of the general public.


To work 37 hours per week, term time only plus 3 weeks during the school holidays. However there will be occasions where cover is required to meet the needs of the school that is agreed in advance.


The Fusion Academy is part of Open Thinking Partnership and  is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and will be required to disclose all relevant information for appropriate safeguarding checks


This post is eligible for a DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (ie it involves certain activities in relation to children and/or adults) and is defined as regulated activity under Part 1 of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006. 

The school is currently under construction therefore informal discussions are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by contacting Sarah Finch on recruitment@dorothygoodman.leics.sch.uk who can arrange a convenient time for you to speak with Alison King, Trust Business Manager for Open Thinking Partnership.


Application forms are available from Eteach. You can also request an application pack be sent to you or if you have any questions by contacting Sarah Finch

Closing Date: Tuesday 6th October at Midday

Interviews: Week commencing 12th October 2020

Please note - if you have not heard by Friday 9th October, unfortunately you have not been shortlisted. Due to the number of applications we receive we are unable to give feedback to those who are not shortlisted.