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Facilities Officer - Full-time

Turner Schools

  • Ref:KCC-F42-242-S
  • Posted:24/03/2023
  • Pay:AR04 - £19,293
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:17/04/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To Be Confirmed


We are looking to recruit a Facilities Officer to join our team at Turner Schools. The successful canidate will work on a rotational basis, assisting with the maintenance and security of all of Turner Schools premises, buildings and grounds to ensure all operation needs of the Trust are met. You must have a can-do attitude and work well in a team. 

The ideal candidate will:-

  • Be hardworking
  • Be reliable
  • Be trustworthy
  • Have experience of facilities and operational functions (desirable)
  • Hold a qualification in, or willing to be trained in one, or a multiple of, the following skills:
    • Electrical installation/maintenance (to Edition 18)
    • Plumbing
    • Painting & Decorating
    • Carpentry
    • Grounds Maintenance (including synthetic surfaces) and/or other recognisable trades.(essential)
  • Have experience of working with, or willing to be trained in the use of Computer Assisted Facilities Management Software (CAFM)(essential)
  • Have a full UK Driving Licence (desirable)

37 hours (rota between 6am - 21.30)

52 weeks (some weekends)

We reserve the right to close the advert early if a suitable candidate is found.


Information about the trust

Turner Schools is a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) with schools in Folkestone and Dover on the beautiful Kent coast. The Turner Schools family includes six schools in Folkestone:-

Dover Christ Church Academy, Folkestone Primary, Folkestone Academy, Morehall Primary, Martello Primary, Turner Free School

We provide education through pre-school, primary, secondary and on to sixth form. Each academy is individual and responds to the needs of its local community to provide the best possible opportunity for its young people. We promote high academic standards, while ensuring crucial opportunities for personal and emotional development.

Turner Schools is committed to Transforming children’s futures…Empowering children’s futures…Strengthening communities.

To help us achieve this, Turner Staff ‘Walk the Turner Talk’

They will:

• Speak and act with care: always show compassion and respect for children. • Act boldly: be ambitious for yourself and the children and young people we serve. • Learn from adversity: be evaluative, thoughtful and reflective. • Challenge convention: be curious, welcome difference and unfamiliar thinking. • Connect with others: support colleagues, parents and pupils to make a great team. • Use your voice: offer different views and ask questions. • Do what it takes: be relentless in pursuing the best for children. • Ask for support: be open and honest when plans go awry. • Don’t give up: be calm, resilient and measured when managing challenges.

Turner Schools is committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. It expects all staff and volunteers to share this same commitment. Any appointment is subject to satisfactory recruitment checks, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Two references are required prior to commencement of employment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

For further information on Turner Schools, please visit www.turnerschools.com

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Caroline Dominguez
  • Address:Academy Lane,
    CT19 5FP
  • Telephone: 01303 842433
  • Email: hr@turnerschools.com



Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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 Education.