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Deputy Facilities Manager - Full-time

The Marsh Academy, New Romney

  • Ref:KCC886-6909-174S
  • Posted:15/09/2022
  • Pay:£23,262 - £26,466 per annum
  • Start Date:Negotiable
  • App Close Date:03/10/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


DEPUTY FACILITIES MANAGER - £23,262 - £26,466 per annum

39 hours per week full time

We are seeking to appoint a Deputy Maintenance Manager to join our Maintenance team. The role encompasses a variety of duties, which include but are not limited to:

  • a range of reactive maintenance around the school site, including redecoration and refurbishment of rooms.
  • preventative maintenance.
  • supporting the Maintenance Manager in managing the day-to-day activities of the Maintenance team, ensuring work is completed to a high standard and in a timely manner.
  • managing contractors who are appointed to complete work on behalf of the school.
  • acting as a keyholder, taking responsibility for security of the school alongside the Maintenance Manager.
  • working flexibly to support locking and unlocking for events, as required.
  • acting as an emergency contact out of school hours and undertaking any necessary action as directed by the Premises Manager in the event of bad weather or emergencies.

 The successful candidate will have a good knowledge of H&S requirements including COSHH;  good basic all round DIY/Maintenance skills for example; decorating, plastering, plumbing and carpentry; the ability to a drive minibus would be an advantage but not essential, training will be offered if required to enable this, and the ability to use a computer for ordering/emails.  You will need to be conscientious and hard working to ensure all duties are carried out to a high standard. You will need to have good people skills, be able to work as part of an effective team and understand and carry out instructions.  The ability to work additional shifts and additional hours when required would be an advantage. 

To apply for the above post, please download the attached application form or contact Amanda Clayson by telephone or email.

The successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check prior to starting and only applications submitted on the school’s application form will be considered.

Closing date for the receipt of applications: Monday 3rd October 2022 12 noon.

NB  We reserve the right to interview and offer to a strong candidate prior to the closing date.  It is strongly recommended that candidates submit their applications as soon as possible.

Information about the school

Our Staff, Governors and Sponsors are dedicated to ensuring that every student achieves his or her potential, both academically and personally, leaving the academy with the confidence, resilience, and qualifications necessary to deliver a bright future. We are recognised by Ofsted as a ‘Good’ school and committed to recruiting those who share our ethos and values.

The Marsh Academy is fortunate to have relatively new buildings that provide high quality facilities for staff and students as well as the local community, but the real success of the academy comes from our staff and students. The academy is now over-subscribed and the school of choice for our local community. The academy is sponsored by the Skinners’ Company and as part of the Skinners’ family of schools, opens up access to a network of development opportunities and collaboration, including with our co-sponsor: Tonbridge School.

These are exciting times at the Marsh Academy and we are keen to welcome your application.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Amanda Clayson
  • Address:Station Road, New Romney, Kent, TN29 9PA
  • Telephone: 01797 364593
  • Email: mandy@marshacademy.org.uk

Fax: 01797 367615

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.