Premises Manager

 We are looking to appoint a Premises Manager to lead on the development and upkeep of our large and diverse site.  With two school buildings and extensive grounds the successful candidate will need to be versatile and skilled and will lead a Premises Team who strive to give our pupils, staff and parents an attractive, safe, clean and welcoming school site.

A secure knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and procedures is essential together with a range of practical skills and the ability to work with a range of contractors and organisations.

Deptford Park is an exciting place of learning, judged to be “Good” in our last three Ofsted inspections, our school is open, welcoming and inclusive towards parents, children and our community. At this school every child does matter and we do all we can to make a difference.

We welcome visits to our school, please call the school office to arrange an informal appointment.

Job Requirements

Experience of working in a school environment would be an advantage

Maintenance and DIY skills

Experience of Health & Safety legislation as it applies to schools

Good IT skills

Good communication and numeracy skills

Time management

Pride in their work and understanding of the importance of maintaining a safe and attractive learning environment for children.

The Right Candidate will

Demonstrate previous experience and ‘DIY skills’ to identify, monitor and carry out repairs, maintenance, and redecoration

Demonstrate knowledge of moving and handling procedures and be physically able to carry out the physical tasks of the role (e.g. lifting, shifting, clearing snow etc).

Demonstrate knowledge of Health & Safety and hygiene procedures and precautions

Awareness of COSHH regulations, applying knowledge gained as appropriate

Demonstrate good communication skills that allow effective communication with all levels of school staff, governors, pupils, contractors and outside users of the school

We Offer

Scale SO2, Spine Point 27-29 (£37,6539 – £38,934) Annual Salary (35 hours per week – All Year Round)

A strong commitment to your professional development and career management

An opportunity to be part of a dynamic team

Free parking

Further Information

Application packs can be obtained in the following ways;

By e-mail to

By visiting the LB Lewisham website at and following the link for jobs in schools

By calling into the school office to collect a hard copy of the pack between 08.30 and 16.00 daily

By downloading the documents below;

Information Letter

Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form

LB Lewisham Equal Opportunities Policy Statement


Safeguarding Statement

Deptford Park School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and visitors to share this commitment. We are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  Therefore the successful candidate will be required to undertake a criminal records check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) as well as qualifications and reference checks.  In accordance with current KCSIE guidance,  online searches may be carried out as part of our shortlisting process.

Original evidence of right to work within the United Kingdom will be required prior to commencement of employment , for example, National Insurance Number, Work Permits or Indefinate Leave to Remain.

Closing Date

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 20th November 2023.  Interviews will be held on Tuesday 28th November 2023.   

Please note:  CV’s will not be accepted.  Please return your application either by post to the school’s main address (below) or via e-mail to Clare New, Business Support Officer at  We look forward to receiving your completed application form.  Regrettably, we are only able to contact shortlisted candidates.


Deptford Park Primary School, Evelyn Street, Deptford, SE8 5RJ
020 8692 4351






Ken Johnson

Deptford Park Primary School
Evelyn Street
London SE8 5RJ

020 8692 4351