Premises Manager - Dawn House School

Location - Dawn House School, Rainworth

Salary - £25,939 to £26,587 per annum (salary depending on experience) 

Contract - Full time, permanent

I CAN’s Dawn House School is a non- maintained residential specialist school for approximately 80 children and young people between the ages of 5 to 19 years who have severe and complex speech language and communication difficulties and/or Asperger’s Syndrome. I CAN consists of two special schools, Meath and Dawn House; a social enterprise that develops and distributes a wide range of materials, training packages and interventions across the nation and the I CAN Help portfolio which provides information and advice to parents, carers and practitioners.
We are looking for an experienced Premises Manager to provide leadership and management of the school’s premises and extensive grounds. As Premises Manager, you will provide site development and management for the centre and ensure that the premises are cleaned, maintained and compliant to the approved specifications. You will have overall responsibility for site security as Health & Safety Manager, ensuring that the organisation provides a very safe environment for all users. You will also provide sustainable and cost-effective planning to optimise energy and maintenance costs. You will work closely with the Finance & School Business Manager to plan future capital works, and ensure projects are executed according to the tender. You will manage a small team of direct reports, being responsible for their job performance and development. Evening lock ups will be required, on a rota basis.
You will receive excellent training with possibilities for further development, and support from your colleagues across the school’s senior management team.

To apply and for full information on the position, please download an application pack from and email your application to by the deadline.
For an informal discussion regarding the role please contact Karen Lindley (F&SBM) on 01623 795 361.

Closing date: 9am 12th February 2021 Interviews: w/c 15th February 2021

I CAN is the children’s communication charity. We are experts in helping children develop the speech, language and communication skills they need to thrive in a 21st century world. I CAN is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and the safeguarding and welfare of children. We carry out the appropriate vetting and verification on all staff and this post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

I CAN works within the government’s Covid-19 guidelines.

I CAN is passionate about promoting equality, valuing diversity and working inclusively. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons particularly Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, unfortunately, we are not always able to respond to every applicant. If you have not received a response within four weeks of application, you have not been successful on this occasion.


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