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Trust Deputy Facilities & Cleaning Manager - Full-time

Turner Schools

  • Ref:KCC-F42-243-S
  • Posted:23/03/2023
  • Pay:AR 07 - £23,987 - £27,674 depending on experience
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:11/04/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:To Be Confirmed


Turner Schools has an exciting opportunity for a Trust Deputy Facilities and Cleaning Manager. We are seeking a candidate with high standards to lead and direct the work of the facilities officers, manage the cleaning of all Turner Schools premises, buildings and grounds. You must have an eye for detail and the ability to lead and motivate teams to ensure our schools are places where children thrive and knowledge matters.

The successful candidate will:-

  • Have experience of cleaning functions
  • Have experience of staff management
  • Have experience of using spreadsheets
  • Ensure that procedures are followed
  • Manage cleaning contracts ensuring best value and good service is maintained
  • Work closely with the Facilities Team to report maintenance issues around the sites
  • Deliver a robust training programme to the team
  • Develop and maintain a culture of Health & Safety embedded throughout the team
  • Plan and implement deep cleaning during school holidays
  • Keep cleaning supplies properly stocked and accounted for
  • Deal with staff absences, deploying existing staff and arranging cover where necessary
  • Support the Trust's mission, vision and values
  • Enjoy completing work in a professional and positive manner, relish solving problems
  • Have a determination to improve standards and outcomes in non-selective education on the south-east Kent coast
  • Be highly motivated and have a flexible approach towards work and working hours

 In return we can offer you:

  • A professional, hardworking and supportive team of faculty colleagues
  • The opportunity to drive change and contribute to the development and growth of this ambitious young Trust
  • Purpose in your daily work, by shaping the environment for the Trust’s community

For further information about our mission, vision and values, please see our website www.turnerschools.com

Full time, all year round including some weekends

37 hours per week

We reserve the right to remove the advert before the close date if a suitalbe candidate is found.


Information about the trust

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

• 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 Legislation.