Open Day

Our Open Day will be on Thursday 9th March 2023 at 4.00pm Please email the school office to book a place

Premises Manager

(Scale SO1/SO2: £29,515 - £34,207 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance)
Location: Field Way, New Addington, Croydon CR0 9AZ Hours: 36 hours per week – throughout the year

Closing Date: 15/10/2021


Job Description

We are currently seeking a Premises Manager to join our new and committed staff team. You will be required to carry out a range of duties to ensure our buildings and grounds are maintained to a high standard which will include security, health & safety, compliance, management of cleaning contract, routine maintenance, asset management, and assisting with obtaining maintenance/repair quotes/estimates to ensure best value.

Job Description Premises Manager

Person Specification

You will be up to date with current legislation pertaining to compliance, fire safety, legionella and asbestos, as well as advising on matters relating to energy and conservation.

The right person for this job will have:

  • • A genuine commitment to working with people with learning disabilities and emotional needs
  • • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with students, staff, parents/carers, drivers/escorts, contractors, delivery drivers and members of the public
  • • A range of skills in general maintenance and repair work to carry out various site maintenance duties for both the buildings and grounds
  • • A full, clean driving license
  • • The ability to work with minimum supervision and also work under pressure
  • • Previous experience of health and safety, security
  • • Ability to manage projects, and plan, analyse and prioritise tasks
  • • Proven experience of team management

Premises Manager Person Spec

Further Information

Addington Valley Academy (AVA) is a co-educational Special School which will have 150 places for children and young people aged 2-19 who have autism and social communication, cognitive, sensory and social, emotional, and behavioural needs in the Croydon region. All our children have Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD).

This is an exciting time in the school’s development with a planned relocation to a newly constructed school building for the academic year 2021-22 with a fantastic learning environment designed to meet the needs of autistic children.

Orchard Hill College (the College) and Orchard Hill College Academy Trust (the Trust) together form Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust (OHC&AT), a family of specialist education providers for pupils and students from nursery to further education. As an outstanding provider and Academy sponsor, the College has a strong track record for making a positive impact within the local communities it serves. The College has 7 centres and the Trust is now home to 15 special schools across London, Surrey, Sussex and Berkshire. As a family of specialist providers with a strong track record, we aim to create exciting and relevant educational opportunities tailored to the needs and ambitions of our current and future pupils and students with special education needs or who experience other barriers to learning.

We can offer:

  • • the opportunity to develop your skills and experience within a family of providers;
  • • staff and an Executive Board who are highly committed and dedicated to success;
  • • support and guidance from Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust.

Application Guidance

We welcome any questions you may have and you can contact us via email at jobs@addingtonvalley.org

To apply, please click here. You will be redirected to apply via our online TES portal.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing date: Midday Friday 15th October 2021

Orchard Hill College Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

The progress my son has made is phenomenal, we couldn’t be happier.

We feel very lucky that he is in this school.

Parent February 2022

Latest News

Visit to AFC Wimbledon

Addington Valley students thoroughly enjoyed a stadium tour of AFC Wimbledon where they were welcomed by Managing Director, Danny Macklin. The visit was hosted by the club’s Disability Liaison Officer, Mandy Bynon to support fans with disabilities to feel safe …

Read more

AVA welcomes Carew Academy

Sixth form enjoyed a visit from Carew Academy sixth formers today. They took part in a range of activities together such as art, games and bowling. Carew students enjoyed sampling the pizza that we had made in our cooking lesson …

Read more

London Fire Brigade Visit

Sixth form enjoyed a visit from the London Fire Brigade today. They learnt about the role of a firefighter and the skills needed for this job. They also got to try some of the equipment that fire fighters use and …

Read more

Sensory Theatre

The countdown to Christmas  has officially started thanks to Head2Head Sensory Theatre is a registered special needs and disability theatre charity based in Oxted, Surrey. They are passionate about making theatre accessible to everyone and understand that families who have …

Read more