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ASSISTANT FACILITIES MANAGER
Salary – KR6
Hours worked – 37
Monday to Friday Contract – Full time
Start Date – immediate
The successful candidate will be an individual who thrives in an environment where ‘no one day is the same’ and enjoys a varied role. Someone who takes pride in providing a clean, secure, safe and healthy environment for pupils, staff and visitors. You will be responsible for managing the cleaning provision and contracts including security.
Five Acre Wood School is based over three sites in the Maidstone area. This role is primarily based at the Snodland site, but duties will also be carried out across all sites. Candidates need to be adapt at dealing with facilities related paperwork including compliance checks, help desk system, diary management as well as being a practical individual, able to undertake routine repairs and maintenance.
Previous experience in a facilities/site role in a school environment would be a distinct advantage but not essential. A positive attitude and calm manner with the ability to prioritise and deal with a demanding workload is vital. You will be an excellent communicator, have a professional approach and a good sense of humour.
Candidates will have good MS office skills e.g. word, and excel and be competent users of email.
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.
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 530 pupils on roll aged 2-19 years with profound, severe and complex needs. We have 340 employees. 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.
Fax: 01622 744828
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