About the Role
An exciting opportunity exists for a qualified and experienced individual to take on the role of
Premises Assistant in our school.
Who are we?
The Robert Fitzroy Academy is part of the REACh2 Academy Trust. It is a school with high
expectations. Our fundamental belief is that the whole child is the whole point. It is our goal to
create a school where children can achieve academically but also flourish as citizens of the world.
What we are looking for:
Our building and grounds are very well maintained, and we need you to ensure our high standards
continue. We are a 3-form entry school based on the outskirts of Croydon close to Woodside Green
and South Norwood. We currently have 600 pupils. We are looking for a committed and reliable
individual to assist our Premises Manager. A degree of flexibility will be required as the hours will be based on the schools needs on a day-to-day basis. This role may also involve opening/closing at the weekends for our lettings.
In particular successful candidates should have:
• A knowledge of health & safety requirements including those relating to on-site contractors.
• Knowledge of legislation relating to such areas as; asbestos control, fire prevention, water
• Competency in repairs and DIY
• Good levels of numeracy and literacy
• Good ICT skills
You should be:
• Forward thinking and willing to adapt to the changing needs of the school.
• Confident to use your own initiative when required
• Work with minimal supervision
What can we offer you?
• An active school community with supportive parents.
• An award-winning learning environment.
• Excellent professional development opportunities.
• A supportive working culture that focuses on positive learning behaviour and high
expectations for all children.
• The chance to work with a supportive family of schools (REAch2 trust) who share the same
passion for primary education.
Want to come and see us?
Visits to school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office –by email
[email protected] to make an appointment with our Premises Manager. Please note
school is closed for the summer however the school email will be checked throughout this period.
RFA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS with Child Barred List Check. Applicants who have lived or worked overseas for more than six months in the last 10 years will be required to obtain a Certificate of Good Conduct.
For a full role description and to apply, please download the Job Application Pack and Application form and return to [email protected] by Monday 5th September.
REAch2 is continuously working towards improving the diversity of the Trust, and the experience for our staff from diverse backgrounds. We are clear that the value of greater diversity to the Trust lies in the way we will value difference when we work together towards richer solutions.
We are keen to hear from all candidates with the appropriate experience who feel they can make a real contribution to the Trust. If you can bring a fresh perspective to the challenges we face whether through your background as someone from an ethnic minority or you live with a disability (visible or not), are open about your faith, religion or belief or about being LGBTQ+, your application will receive a warm welcome. As will applications from all suitable candidates.
REAch2 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all adults working in or with our schools to share this commitment.
Enclosed in our application pack is a copy of our safer recruitment policy, which outlines the steps we take to ensure that we attract the most suitable, high calibre candidates, and to help deter, reject or identify people who might abuse children or are otherwise unsuited to working with them.
We encourage all potential candidates to read this policy carefully in order to fully understand what is expected of you in our recruitment process. All roles will be assessed for the appropriate level of DBS check, which will include a Children’s Barred List check if the role meets the criteria for regulated activity.