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Assistant Facilities Manager - Full-time

Five Acre Wood School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-7056-190S
  • Posted:11/02/2019
  • Pay:KR5 to KR6 (£18,059 to £21,789)
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:25/02/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Monday 4th March 2019



Salary – KR5 to KR6

Hours worked – 7.00am - 3.00pm (with 1 hour lunch)

Monday to Friday Contract – Full time

Start Date – immediate

Reporting to the Facilities Manager, the Assistant Facilities Manager will work with a professional, can do and proactive approach having had previous experience in a facilities roll.  The candidate must have proven ICT skills using Microsoft office products.  Teamwork is essential as is the ability to work independently.  A proven record of CPD and relevant training certificates is also required.


Previous school experience is desirable, as is Health and Safety and Building compliance knowledge.  Relevant trade experience such as plumbing, decorating or electrician would be an advantage as this is a hands on role.


Key duties include ensuring the school buildings and site are secure, carrying out unlocking duties as required (flexibility for out of hours opening and closing is required along with some weekend work), carrying out statutory maintenance and health and safety checks, acting as first point of contact for school deliveries, undertaking daily maintenance tasks, managing the car park when needed during drop off and collection times for students, assisting with the setup of school events as requested, ensuring training is kept up to date to comply with Health and Safety policies, monitoring contractors work and assisting with cleaning of the site and school vehicles.

Please see job description for a full list of duties.

Information about the school

Five Acre Wood is a successful outward looking and expanding District Special School based over 3 sites in and around Maidstone, Kent. We currently have 508 pupils on roll aged 2-19 years with profound, severe and complex needs. Our "Outstanding" school will continue to expand and we are looking for people with a positive approach to join us who share our vision of "Only the best will do" for all our students. For further information regarding the school, please go to our website www.fiveacrewood.co.uk .

Our school is committed to safeguarding pupils and staff. Our staff recruitment policies and practices comply with safe recruitment and selection requirements. We always ensure clearance of enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) prior to employment.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01622 744828


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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.