Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: Hampshire Pay Scale, Grade C, £18,933.00 - £19,941.00 plus £1200 annual allowance. Starting point on the pay scale will be dependent on experience.
School Type:
Academy Secondary Aged
School Size: 251-450
School Age Range: 11-16
Pupil Gender: Mixed
Address: Wakefords Way, Havant, PO9 5JD
Ofsted Ranking: Good 2


Premises & Community Officer

Full time


Salary: Hampshire Pay Scale, Grade C, £18,933.00 – £19,941.00 plus £1200 annual allowance. Starting point on the pay scale will be dependent on experience.

Hours: 2pm – 10pm Monday – Thursday, 12.30pm – 8pm Friday + one weekend per month

Benefits: Competitive

Closing date: 29-10-2021

We are very excited to be recruiting for a Premises & Community Officer to join our established and experienced Site Team.

There are two parts to this role. The premises side of the role will require the individual to maintain the School site which includes contributing to whole site Health and Safety, maintenance and repairs, day to day general duties, decoration, security and more. The other part to the role will be working with and assisting with the management of our Community Lettings that take place in the evenings and weekends. You will support them with site access and set up, queries in person and via email and taking interested parties on tours when enquiries come in.

The successful candidate will be someone who enjoys practical/physical work and be able to work independently and as part of a team. They will need to be enthusiastic, hardworking and either have experienced practical skills or be willing to learn new skills. Experience with plumbing and or community lettings would be advantageous. This position is full time, 52 weeks per year. You will be entitled to 24 days annual leave plus bank holidays. The shift is our ‘late’ shift which is which are 2pm – 10pm Monday – Thursday, 12.30pm – 8pm Friday. To reflect the unsociable hours of this shift pattern, the role comes with a £1200.00 annual allowance. In addition, you will be required to work one weekend per month, the hours of which are 8am – 4pm on a Saturday and 8am – 1pm on a Sunday. These are rotated between 4 members of the team. The site is closed on bank holidays.

Desirable experience:

 Awareness of Health & Safety in the workplace.

 Basic maintenance skills.

 Plumbing experience.

 Painting/decorating experience.

 Keyholding/security experience.

 Fire/risk management experience.

 Experience working with or managing community lettings.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of applications.

If you have not had any communication within 10 days of the closing date please take this as confirmation that on this occasion your application has not been successful.


TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

Our Commitment – Equal, Inclusive, Diverse

TKAT is committed to inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity by encouraging and welcoming differences, listening to individual experiences, aspirations and accomplishments and learning how to grow better together. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic; this includes applicants wishing to work flexibly.

Access to interview – should you be selected and invited to interview please let us know if you require us to adapt the interview environment. If we can accommodate practical workplace adjustments to assist we will.

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About Havant Academy

Havant Academy is a mixed secondary school located in the Leigh Park area of Havant in the English county of Hampshire. The school is situated at the edge of Staunton Country Park.

Previously known as Wakeford Comprehensive School, it gained specialist Sports College status and was renamed Staunton Community Sports College. It then became a foundation school administered by Hampshire County Council. The school converted toacademy status on 1 September 2010 and was renamed Havant Academy, becoming the first academy in Hampshire. It is sponsored by the Kemnal Academies Trust.

Havant Academy was rated 'good' in most aspects in its Ofsted report of June 2015. In previous Ofsted reports Havant Academy had been found unsatisfactory; in 2013 Ofsted stated that "The academy is making reasonable progress towards the removal of special measures.