Facilities Manager - Full-time

Joydens Wood Junior School, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-2438-68S
  • Posted:19/06/2020
  • Pay:KR8 or KR9 Depending on Experience
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:10/07/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Thursday 23rd July


We are seeking to appoint a Facilities Manager to work alongside the School Business Manager and Headteacher in ensuring the school premises are maintained to the very highest standards and meet all current health and safety requirements.

The hours of work are 37 1/2 hours per week - 7 1/2 hours per day. Working hours may be subject to variation and call-out at weekends and unsociable hours will be necessary from time to time.

Do you have significant personal motivation and drive, together with good interpersonal skills in order to liaise with pupils, teachers, management and external contractors?

Are you self-motivated, flexible and able to work in an autonomous way?

Can you act on your own initiative, dealing with any unexpected problems that may arise?

Do you take a pride in your work?

If so then this might be the perfect job for you!

We would like you to possess general buildings experience and a range of practical skills, including plumbing, carpentry, plastering, carpet fitting, tiling and re-decorating.

You will also need sufficient experience of building trades to be able to identify problems and undertake a range of minor works, maintenance and repair work and/or supervise contractors to carry out such tasks.

A thorough knowledge of related Health & Safety Regulations, including COSHH, water hygiene, asbestos, risk assessment and how they apply in a school environment is essential.


Information about the school

Joydens Wood Junior School is located in a semi-rural setting on the outskirts of London. We are an independent academy. We are a friendly and caring school with a team of enthusiastic, committed and hardworking staff.

We have 340+ pupils on roll in Years 3 to 6, with a 3 form entry in each year group.

We have classroom laptops, smart screens in most classes, and offer many extra-curricular activities. The large playing field and our generous outside space provides allows the children to thrive with our various sports teams being successful in many local competitions. Combined with Forest School, arts opportunities, performances and amazing school trips, our school offers the chance for every child to unlock their potential.

We believe in a values based education which nourishes and enables children to flourish, making a difference to the world through who and how they are. Our pupils are happy, safe and well-motivated, showing respect for themselves and others. They are proud of the high standards they reach and of how hard they work at school.

We are part of the Dartford Area Schools Consortium (DASCo) which supports collaboration between schools to enhance and improve outcomes for children in Dartford. It offers opportunities for the school to benefit from joint projects, share experience and access excellent training for staff and governors.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01322) 556116


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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.