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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    27 September 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£21,698.00 - £22,777.00 Annually (Actual) NJC Level 3 Point 6-8

Facilities Assistant job summary

Facilities Assistant

Location:                    Kempston Academy (part of our Bedford cluster)

Contract Type:        Permanent

Hours of work:       37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year (part time working available)

Salary:                          NJC Level 3 point 6 -8 (£21,698 - £22,777)

Closing date:           09:00am on 27th September 2023

Overview of the job

Kempston Academy recently joined The Chiltern Learning Trust in May 2022, an outstanding and progressive multi-academy trust in Luton and Bedfordshire with currently 15 schools.  The Trust and school work together in a very supportive and collaborative way, with high achievement for all as our shared responsibility. 

 Kempston Academy is a rapidly improving and growing secondary school in Kempston. We have 746 students in Years 7 – 13 and were rated GOOD by OFSTED in 2018.  We are very proud to serve the local community and our vision is to create a school that everyone is proud of, and one which inspires individuals,  enables success, and provides opportunities for all.  The school is going through an exciting time of growth and development. 

We are looking for someone to join us as a Facilities Assistant within our school to directly support and assist the Facilities Manager in all areas of the general maintenance, care and upkeep of the school’s buildings, grounds and facilities. Ideally, the ability to carry out electrical, plumbing, carpentry and other general repairs around the school site would be advantageous.

The role will include ensuring that the school site is maintained to a high standard at all times which will include undertaking opening and closing duties for the site. The work will include supporting with any set up within the school site and receiving/recording any deliveries as well as litter picking and supporting with general maintenance.

If you feel you have the right mix of good communicational skills, a general understanding of Health & Safety practices, competent in basic DIY, and can work as part of a team, then we would welcome an application from you. You need to have a flexible approach to working hours, high standards and a positive attitude.

If you have an unwavering commitment to safeguarding young people, high levels of personal resilience and thrive in an environment where no two days are the same, then we want to hear from you.

In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, this appointment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

We are unable to accept CVs and expressions of interest should be submitted by application form via My New Term. 

We thank you for your interest in this role.  

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About Kempston Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
733 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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