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Deputy Facilities and Estates Manager - Full-time

Tonbridge Grammar School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-5443-210S
  • Posted:05/09/2022
  • Pay:Salary £26,083 to £28,769 per annum
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:06/10/2022 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 10 October 2022


Deputy Facilities & Estates Manager 

Full-time (all year round) 

Salary £26,083 to £28,769 per annum  


28 days holiday including Bank Holidays 

Generous Local Government Pension Scheme – 22.5% employer contribution 

Free use of Fitness Suite 


We are seeking a reliable, hard-working, team player to support the Facilities and Estates Manager in the efficient and effective management of the School Facilities and Estate; deputising for the Manager as required. 


Key responsibilities include: 


  • To manage and work as part of the team responsible for the day to day running of the School. Including safety, security, cleanliness and general maintenance of the site. 
  • To support the generation of additional income for the School through preparation and oversight of external lettings. 
  • To manage the Estates team including staff rotas and daily tasks for most effective deployment. 
  • To ensure Health and Safety Compliance and that mandatory building and plant checks are conducted and recorded. (COSHH/Water Hygiene/Asbestos Management/Gas Safety Checks etc.)  


The successful candidate will be offered an annualised hours contract, consisting of 37 core hours per week across a 5-day shift pattern (Monday to Saturday). This will include some early mornings (7am), some evening shifts and at least one Saturday per month.  


Please send completed application forms to: personnel@tgs.kent.sch.uk  


Deadline for applications: Midday Thursday 6th October 2022 

Interviews: Week commencing 10th October 2022 


Tonbridge Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We reserve the right to interview before the closing date.  

Information about the school

About Tonbridge Grammar School

We are a high achieving selective grammar school with academy status, educating girls between the ages of 11 to 16 and girls and boys in the Sixth Form (1166 students on roll). The School prepares students for GCSEs and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme following the Middle Years Programme in Years 7-9. Our students are encouraged to take part in an extensive range of extracurricular activities.

TGS is situated in Kent ‘the garden of England’, close to Royal Tunbridge Wells. This location is ideal for trips to London and you will also find beautiful countryside on your doorstep. Excellent transport links to both London and the coast.

Ethos and Values

Tonbridge Grammar School is an IBO World School and our ethos and values are closely aligned to those of the International Baccalaureate Organisation with its focus on intercultural awareness, holistic learning and communication.

Benefits of joining our community

There is a collegiality amongst the staff at TGS which creates a working environment that is intellectually stimulating and highly rewarding.

Staff benefits include:

• Two full days of induction and a professional studies programme throughout your first year (teaching staff) • Internationally accredited IB training and MA opportunities (teaching staff) • For NQT’s – Employment form July: phased timetable of teaching and observations, payment over the summer holiday preceding your first year with us • 10 Academy days giving time for team collaboration and meetings • Motivated and talented students who are eager to learn in a calm and positive environment • Teachers’ Pension and Local Government Pension Scheme • Well-being package provided by Schools Advisory Service • Free use of the School gym • Bike to work scheme • Wellbeing package • Organised staff social activities

Ofsted rating is Outstanding (October 2019)

Job Contact Information

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.