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Scale 3/4, £22,573 – £24,680 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance (subject to salary review)

Location: Sutton, Surrey

Working Pattern: 36 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust (OHC&AT) is a family of specialist education providers for over 1500 pupils and students from nursery to further education across 15 academies and 8 college centres in London, Surrey, Sussex and Berkshire. Supporting our academies and college, OHC&AT also operate learning support, such as nursing and therapy, and business support services.

Pupils and students within the OHC&AT family have a wide range of learning abilities and additional needs including autistic spectrum disorder; speech, language and communication difficulties; social, emotional and mental health; profound and multiple disabilities; and physical disabilities including multi-sensory impairment and complex health needs.

OHC&AT is a rewarding and inspirational place to work, where everyone works together to create the best possible outcomes for students. To find out more about us, and what makes us a special place to work please visit

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated and well organised individual to join our Estates & Facilities team. We are looking for someone who can work in a busy environment to help facilitate the smooth running of the business operations. This post is varied and two days are never the same, so we are looking for someone that is dynamic but can keep their calm under pressure, can juggle numerous tasks daily, build positive internal and external relationships, problem solve and ensure deadlines are met.

If you are an enthusiastic, flexible individual with good communication and people skills this is the job opportunity for you.

Please see the attached job description and person specification for full details on the role and the skills, experience and knowledge we are looking for.

For an informal discussion about the role, candidates are invited to contact Diane Brazier via email [email protected] to arrange a time to speak with Diane Brazier, Head of Estates & Facilities Management.

To apply for the role please use the quick apply option to submit an application. If you have any queries, please contact [email protected].

Your application form will be scored according to each of the requirements laid out in the person specification for this role. Please demonstrate in your statement how your experience, skills and knowledge match the criteria that are required for the role. Failure to show evidence will result in your application not being shortlisted for interview.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing Date: 28th October 2023

Orchard Hill College and 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.

Appointments made will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

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