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Facilities Team Member - Full-time

Meadowfield School , Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-7072-242S
  • Posted:28/01/2019
  • Pay:Kent Range 3 - £15,628
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:18/02/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:28th February 2019


We are seeking to appoint a Facilities Team Member to join our Facilities Team. This role would suit someone who is confident regarding site security, has a working knowledge of and competence in general maintenance, grounds maintenance and DIY, and is experienced in hydrotherapy pool maintenance or is willing to undertake training. Other duties will include receiving deliveries, ad hoc cleaning, and routine safety checks. Ideally, the successful candidate will also be able to drive the school’s minibuses. It is important that the post holder is able to work comfortably and confidently within a special school environment.

The post holder must be available to work for 8 hours per day (7.5 hours on a Friday) with 30 minutes for lunch (unpaid) on a shift system between the hours of 0700 and 1800 5 days a week, and up to 2200 once a week during term time only if required. For example, the early shift is from 0700 to 1500 and the late shift is from 1000 to 1800. If required to work up to 2200, the shift will be from 1400 to 2200 on that day. In addition, the post holder must be available for out of hours emergency call-outs at evenings and weekends on a rota system.

Please visit www.kent-teach.com to view the application pack and complete an online application form. Please note CVs will not be considered. If you require further information, please contact the Sarah Goodwin HR Assistant, via email at hr@meadowfield.kent.sch.uk or phone 01795 477788 (option 3).


Information about the school

Meadowfield School is an outstanding special school located in Sittingbourne. Please take a look at our website, including the Working Here pages, where you can find more information and additional photographs, and hopefully get a feel for the School environment and ethos.

Our School Values are very important to us. We are extremely proud of our enthusiastic staff, who work hard to ensure that pupils and colleagues are safe and happy, and we look forward to welcoming you!

We serve pupils with profound, severe and complex needs, including autism. The school is comprised of Lower School, which includes our Observation and Assessment Nursery called Honey Bees, Secondary Department, and 6th Form.

We currently serve approximately 300 pupils from the ages of three to nineteen, and this is set to increase rapidly over the next year and beyond as we add more classes. So, if you cannot see any vacancies that you wish to apply for right now, do go to the School Vacancies tab above and click Register my Interest to receive emails whenever we post new jobs.

The Meadowfield Inclusion Development and Support (MIDAS) Centre is our highly regarded inclusion and outreach service which successfully supports over 60 schools and 70 settings across Swale, increasing capacity to meet the needs of pupils with additional needs.

Across the school we have over 230 members of staff ranging from class based support staff, teachers, the Inclusion Team, Office and Admin Staff, Site Staff, ICT Department as well as our Leadership and Management Team.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01795 477771


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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.