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Site & Facilities Manager - Full-time

Chatham Grammar, Chatham

  • Ref:MED887-5429-6S
  • Posted:13/03/2020
  • Pay:£34,259 - £38,761 per annum
  • Start Date:c. June 2020
  • App Close Date:27/03/2020 at 11:00
  • Interviews:tbc


Chatham Grammar, part of the University of Kent Academies Trust, is seeking to appoint a strategic, motivated and forward thinking individual for the role of Site and Facilities Manager, who will have overall responsibility for the Academy site and facilities in order to provide a safe, efficient and effective learning environment. The Site and Facilities Manager will be responsible for all aspects of Health & Safety and will manage a team of site and cleaning staff.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of managing a team and a variety of contractors. A recognised Health & Safety qualification is essential, and a qualification in Facilities Management would be desirable. Experience of working in the education sector would be beneficial, specifically the considerations that must be given to safeguarding.  Your application should make reference to your experience of financial administration, including working to budgets, and any project management experience you may have.  We are a positive and diverse body of staff, who are solutions focused in their approach, and warmly welcome applications from candidates that will help us to ensure our learning environment supports the best possible outcome for our students.

Visits to the school by prospective candidates are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit or discuss this position, please email: recruitment@universityofkentacademiestrust.org.uk

For further information, to download our application form or to send us your CV, please visit our website: http://www.universityofkentacademiestrust.org.uk

Applications will be considered upon receipt.

The University of Kent Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Information about the school

Since joining the University of Kent Academies Trust, the Chatham Grammar site has been transformed with up-to-date technology, decorating and maintenance works. It is an exciting time to join us - the successful candidate will have a key role in continuing this transformation by developing a scheduled programme of maintenance and development of our site. Your first project would be to oversee the building of a new £2.4m classroom block, with works beginning this year. The Academy is a popular venue for the community, with lettings and events taking place most days of the week and during school closure periods.

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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.