School Facilities Manager

Newlands Academy

  • £31716 - £34239 per annum
  • London / London
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 1 week ago

£31, 716 – £34, 239 + AET Wellbeing Cash Plan + Car Scheme + Pension Scheme (LGPS) + Additional AET Benefits

37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

September 2024 Start Date

We are currently seeking a skilled and experienced individual to join us as a School Facilities Manager. The primary responsibility of this role is to assist in maintaining the school premises and ensuring health and safety standards are upheld across all facilities.

This is a key position within our organisation, requiring a proactive and organised individual who can effectively manage various aspects of school maintenance and health and safety procedures.

As part of the role you will be required to:

  • Open and close premises and grounds to meet the routine and non-routine requirements of the building occupants.
  • Be a principal key holder for the academy and attend emergency call outs as necessary.
  • Be responsible for your academy’s security, including the opening and closing of the academy on a daily basis, possibly including occasional evenings, weekends.
  • Carry out in-house statutory testing as required and general maintenance tasks.
  • Take pride in helping to maintain the highest standards of cleanliness, presentation and health and safety at all times.
  • Share our whole school vision and make a difference to the children and community we serve.
    Communicate clearly.
  • Ensure all entry points, including gates, doors, windows and other security measures are working

Newlands Academy is a purpose built special secondary school based in Southwark, London for boys aged 11 to 16 with social, emotional and mental health needs and currently has approximately 70 students on roll. The Academy is part of Academies Enterprise Trust, one of the largest multi-academy trusts in England consisting of 57 schools across the Primary, Secondary and Special phases. As a specialist provision we ensure that we have a multi agency approach so that we comprehensively meet the needs of our children and young people with SEMH.

Newlands Academy provides an ambitious curriculum that supports the students to close the gaps in their learning and achieve success through a variety of pathways allowing them to move onto appropriate post 16 placements. The Academy aims for the majority of KS4 students to follow a GCSE pathway with alternative routes tailored to meet the needs of all students. TA targeted intervention programme is run for all students with further opportunities to access therapeutic, and psychological care packages to support the students to overcome and manage their SEMH diagnosis and thrive in wider society.

The role is due to commence as soon as possible.

Closing date: Sunday 11th August 2024

Interviews are scheduled to take place as soon as possible after the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s. Apply today.

Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

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