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Facilities Officer - All Faiths Children's Academy - Part-time

Thinking Schools Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F40-155-S
  • Posted:22/02/2024
  • Pay:TSAT Pay Group 3 pro rata up to £19,541
  • Start Date:As soon as possible
  • App Close Date:06/03/2024 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC

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Thinking Facilities are looking for a Facilities Officer to assist the Facilities Manager with overseeing the day-to-day tasks across the Trust Schools. Your primary location will be based at All Faiths Children's Academy, however you may be required to travel to any of our Primary or Secondary Schools in the Strood area.

The successful candidate will be competent in all aspects of site maintenance. It is imperative that our Site Team successfully manage our school premises and associated facilities, ensuring that the premises are secure, safe and well-maintained at all times to reflect the standards of education and behaviour within the school.

What you will need to succeed:

For further details please see the attached JD and person specification

  • Previous experience as a caretaker or similar
  • Practical skills in maintenance and cleaning
  • Experience of managing Health & Safety
  • Experience of working within an Academy/School is desirable.
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft office.
  • Full clean driving licence with access to own transport

What our Trust will offer you:

  • The opportunity to join a growing organisation during an extremely exciting time
  • A pro-rata annual leave entitlement of 27 days, increasing to 31 after 5 years of service
  • An excellent Local Government pension scheme
  • As a Trust we aim to foster a culture of appreciation with our fantastic Colleague recognition scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing benefits including access to Thinking You - A 24/7 employee assistance programme for legal, financial, emergency health or lifestyle support
  • Support staff have access to 'Discount for Teachers' with a huge range of money saving deals and vouchers
  • A 'Refer a Friend' incentive scheme

 

Next steps:

If you are interested in working for our Trust in our Facilities Team, benefitting from a supportive network of colleagues across our Trust, and are keen to progress your career then please apply today!

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

To arrange an informal telephone conversation please contact recruitment@tsatrust.org.uk

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. As per KCSIE we will also undertake online searches for all shortlisted candidates, if you have any questions regarding this process please email recruitment@tsatrust.org.uk

Information about the trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire and Plymouth.

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust has been ranked as the highest performing trust in the South East and in the top 15 academy trusts in England, out of more than 100. – 2020 DfE report

We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances.

Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to:

• Think about their Thinking • Be their Best self • Shape their Success

In this way we transform life chances

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Simon Arnold
  • Address:The Thinking Schools Academy Trust,
    Park Crescent,
    Chatham,
    Kent,
    ME4 6NR
  • Telephone: 03333 602050
  • Email: recruitment@tsatrust.org.uk

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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.