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Facilities Manager Facilities - Full-time

The Beacon, Folkestone

  • Ref:KCC886-7043-219S
  • Posted:13/09/2021
  • Pay:KR10
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:28/09/2021 at 08:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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An exciting opportunity has arisen at the Beacon school, we require an experienced and highly motivated individual to take on the role of a multi-site Facilities Manager. 

The successful applicant will:

  • be solution focused 
  • be able to demonstrate initiative
  • work well under pressure
  • have thorough knowledge of health and safety, fire risk management and building maintenance
  • have a stategic vision for the development of this multi site school
  • have experience in maximising external income for the school

The successful candidate will lead and support teams across our Walmer and Folkstones sites, to ensure the full provision of all maintenance and grounds management.

Visits to the school are actively encouraged.  This role is for 37 hours per week over five days, 52 weeks. Salary Kent Range 10 (£34,351 - £40,405) depending on experience.

Information about the school

The Beacon is a multi-site, all-age school (3-19 years) offering 380 pupils with complex needs, profound and severe learning difficulties and physical and sensory impairments a wide range of educational experiences. We currently work across four sites: the main site is Park Farm Road, Folkestone, a small 10 place satellite provision hosted by Castle Hill Primary School, Beacon+ College for 19-25 year olds based in the town centre and our new satellite provision in Walmer.

The Beacon has a strong cooperative ethos and culture, building on personalised learning to ensure all students thrive within school and beyond. Learning at The Beacon offers a child-centred ‘needs led’ curriculum, which incorporates elements of the EY Foundation Stage, National Curriculum and external accreditation as appropriate, including Life Skills and Social Skills.

We will also continue to provide training and support for mainstream schools through the Specialist Teaching and Learning Service team managed by the school. This team offers support, training, outreach advice and guidance to our mainstream colleagues. In addition, the Beacon has both conference and meeting facilities and regularly hosts nationally renowned speakers on its courses.

The Beacon also hosts a MultiAgency Support Hub. This is one of four centres across the County that brings NHS colleagues, paediatricians, speech and occupational therapists, and nursing services, alongside children’s social services and portage colleagues into one cohesive centre. We are proud of the strong partnerships this brings to benefit the children and families of Shepway.

At The Beacon, we are driven by our shared moral purpose to do all that we can to improve educational outcomes and life chances for all our young people. We believe strongly that the best way to do this is through the partnership, collaboration and a commitment to work together to achieve excellence in all we do. We expect the highest possible standards of ourselves and all stakeholders, believing that in this way we can maximise learning and develop a truly reflective learning community.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Katie Lonergan
  • Address:Park Farm Road, Folkestone, Kent, CT19 5DN
  • Telephone: 01303 847555
  • Email: HR@thebeacon.kent.sch.uk

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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.