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Facilities Assistant - Full-time/Part-time

Thamesview School, Gravesend

  • Ref:KCC886-5407-361S
  • Posted:02/07/2020
  • Pay:KR6 Pt 17-20
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:17/07/2020 at 09:00
  • Interviews:24th July 2020


Facilities Assistant

25 hours per week (5 hrs per day – Monday to Friday)

Term time only - 39 wks per year (including Staff Development Days)

Thamesview Pay Scale Range 6, Point 17 – Point 20

£20,585 - £22,469 per annum

Pro rata to £11,963.16 to £13,058.04 per annum



We are seeking to appoint a dedicated member of staff to work closely with our Business Manager to provide key administrative and practical support with all aspects of facilities management across the school. This is a brand new role as a result of school expansion that presents an opportunity for a highly motivated individual to develop their career in managing maintenance and overseeing H&S in a supportive school environment. This role may have the potential to develop further and increase its hours in future.


The ideal applicant should have…

  • A confident and professional attitude.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Experience of dealing with health and safety legislation and procedures and aspects of building maintenance.
  • A high level of IT literacy with experience of Microsoft packages.
  • Ability to manage and prioritise own workload, and adhere to deadlines.
  • Ability to work flexibly as part of a team.
  • A proactive attitude and ability to work on their own initiative.


To apply please submit your application form with your reasons for wanting this position, together with evidence of why you are suitable for the role, and how you have developed your skills in previous roles in readiness for this position.


Further details and application forms may be obtained from our school website or by contacting our HR Manager by email at k.mcgowan@thamesview.kent.sch.uk


A site visit prior to application can be accommodated on Tuesday 14th July between 1.30 and 2.30pm only, and should be booked by contacting Linda Singleton, Business Manager on 01474 566552 (ext. 1111)


Closing Date:       17th July 2020 @ 9.00 am

Interviews:           Friday 24th July 2020


CVs without an application form will not be accepted.


Appointment to this post is subject to a criminal background check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Thamesview School operates a no smoking policy.

Information about the school

Thamesview School is a place where every member of school is encouraged to have the highest aspirations in their personal and academic lives. Our students are encouraged to become globally aware citizens who embrace high moral standards.

We place Teaching and Learning at the very core of everything we do and are committed to empowering students to become:

• aspirational • confident in learning • adaptable • creative • responsible

Our school emphasises the importance of core skills and the importance of the fundamental skills involved, particularly in English and maths, and in all other curriculum areas. Our rich curriculum enables each student to make progress on a pathway which is right for them. This means that the school offers both academic and vocational qualifications so that each individual is fully prepared to maintain strong habits of learning throughout their lives and to be fully prepared to participate in society as lifelong learners.

Thamesview School cares for its students so that everyone feels safe and is able to learn. Our ethos of care and respect permeates through every aspect of school life. Students are encouraged to act with integrity and honesty in every aspect of their lives and to ensure that they leave school with a tenacity to succeed and willingness to make positive contributions to our society.

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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.