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Wheatley Park School - -199 days remaining
Closing Date 04/12/2023
Holton, , Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX33 1QH
Grade 10 £35745 - £38223
NOR: 1350

Wheatley Park School

Everyone Learning - Everyone Caring

11-18 Academy and member of the River Learning Trust


1151 on roll including 206 Sixth Form

Premises Manager

Grade 10 £35745 - £38223

37 hours per week 

52 weeks a year


Required as soon as possible 


Situated just east of Oxford on a unique parkland site, Wheatley Park School is a successful 11- 18 academy with a vibrant comprehensive intake. Our vision is to provide an outstanding education to every student sustainably and in accordance with our values of Everyone Learning and Everyone Caring. 


We are seeking an experienced, skilled and flexible colleague to undertake the Premises Management of the school on behalf of the Senior Leadership Team and the Governing Body.


This is an exciting opportunity to join a happy and thriving comprehensive school within the well-renowned River Learning Trust multi-academy trust. As our Premises Manager, you will help the school achieve its vision of providing an outstanding education for every student sustainably by managing the school site to the highest standards in accordance with our values of Everyone Learning and Everyone Caring. You will work closely with the Operations Manager to develop and refine our processes and lead a team of site and cleaning staff.  


We will offer you:

  • the chance to be part of a busy and successful team.

  • the opportunity to make a difference to the students’ experience in our school.

  • opportunities for further development and professional learning.


We hope to find:

  • an excellent manager and administrator, able to work on his or her own initiative.

  • a well organised colleague, with excellent attention to detail and the energy to see things through to a high standard.

  • a flexible, confident and friendly individual who is able to build strong relationships across the school.


This is a critical and busy post within the school that will require you to work at a high professional level with all the key stakeholders of the school and wider community to ensure the best services for all.


We will offer you the chance to be part of a strong school community working in an immensely supportive environment.


We are renowned for placing a high value on staff wellbeing and professional development at all levels.


Situated just east of Oxford in a unique parkland site, Wheatley Park School is a flourishing 11- 18 academy with a vibrant comprehensive intake. 

The successful candidate will share our high ambitions for our students. You will relish the challenge of creating an environment that is different to other comprehensive schools in Oxfordshire.  Education has the power to change lives, communities and society for the better. 

At RLT we believe that we can achieve more for our pupils, trainees, staff and communities by working together rather than alone. Schools in RLT are united by a common belief in the benefits of working together, and by our commitment to shared principles.


OUR VISION is for our schools and SCITT to improve rapidly, continuously and sustainably: to be better faster together.

OUR ‘WHY?’ is that children and young people ‘only get one go’ in school and therefore as part of RLT we aim to ensure the best possible ‘go’ for our pupils.

OUR ‘HOW?’ is through the highest support and challenge for our schools and each other, underpinned by our principles.


Our employees benefit from a wide variety of support including extensive  continuing professional learning and development opportunities, wellbeing and staff networks and access to Defined Benefit Pension Schemes (TPS and LGPS) for all staff. For more information on what it is like to work for the Trust, and the benefits you could access, please see our “Working in RLT” guide.


This role includes regulated activity relevant to children.


If you would like to know more, or arrange a visit, please contact Mrs Pat Mason (HR Manager) on 01865 877634 or by email to pmason@wheatleypark.org.  Full details can be found on our website here  Applications for this post can only be accepted via the MyNewTerm website here. To find out more about the River Learning Trust, please visit www.riverlearningtrust.org.

Closing date and time: 9am Monday 4th December 2023

The school reserves the right to consider and interview candidates ahead of the closing date if appropriate.


Interview date: to be confirmed

The River Learning Trust and Wheatley Park School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism.   The Trust is required to conduct a variety of checks and online searches about you as part of their recruitment process in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. It is an offence to apply for certain roles within schools if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.


For all RLT Safer Recruitment Documentation candidates should click on the following link RLT Safer Recruitment Documents for Candidates. Please see our website for up to date policies including our Child Protection and Behaviour Policies. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. For further guidance for applicants click on this link List of offences that are not filtered


Our staff are expected to maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school, by not undermining fundamental British values including democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect, and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.

Wheatley Park School,  Holton, Oxford, OX33 1QH  

Tel: 01865 872441    


More Information: https://mynewterm.com/school/Wheatley-Park-School/140875

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