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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Catering, cleaning and site management

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Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week, 52 weeks

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade 9 SCP 23 to 26

What skills and experience we're looking for

Bloxham Grove Academy wishes to appoint a Facilities Manager who will demonstrate the skills and abilities to manage and organise the academy’s site and facilities to the highest standards, ensuring that staff, students and visitors are safe and secure at all times. The Facilities Manager will demonstrate a range of operational and management skills and will work flexibly to meet the academy’s needs. The successful candidate will have professional experience in a site management role and will welcome the opportunity to develop their career in a brand new, state of the art school building.

- Experience of management of Health and Safety

- Knowledge of relevant Health and Safety legislation

- Experience of site management

- Experience of liaising, supervising and monitoring contractors and suppliers

- Good communication and interpersonal skills

- Organisational and administrative skills

- Good literacy and numeracy skills

- Excellent ICT skills to support the new school site

- Ability to work on own initiative and within a team

- Responsive and flexible attitude

- Full driving licence

- Ability to support extended use of premises at evenings and weekends

- Ability to respond to respond to emergency call outs at evenings and weekends

- Ability to commence work at 7am to unlock site

- A commitment to the aims of the academy and to contributing to the academy community

- Ability to relate to and work with young people and a wish to work with students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

What the school offers its staff

  • Regular training and access to a range of internal and external professional development opportunities tailored to your learning needs, your job role and your career aspirations
  • Opportunities for career progression, secondments and transfers within The Gallery Trust, the largest special school Multi Academy Trust in Oxfordshire
  • Opportunities for collaborative working across the schools in the Trust, offering the chance to liaise with experienced colleagues, building knowledge and professional networks
  • Competitive salaries for teaching and support staff based on School Teacher Pay and Conditions Document and the NJC Green Book
  • Access to attractive pension plans (TPS and LGPS), linked to salary life assurance
  • Contribution towards glasses and eye tests for DSE use
  • Salary sacrifice schemes, including childcare vouchers and cycle to work
  • Perk Box - a discount and wellbeing platform membership
  • 24/7 access to a free Employee Assistance Programme to provide confidential advice and guidance
  • Membership to My Healthy Advantage wellbeing app
  • Excellent induction processes, and strong line management structures to promote your wellbeing at work
  • A culture which is open to employee ideas and encourages open dialogue
  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • Regular staff surveys to gain feedback on wellbeing and to drive improvements
  • The opportunity to join colleagues for social events
  • Free car parking and cycle storage

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

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About Bloxham Grove Academy

School type
Free School, ages 7 to 18
School size
Up to 100 pupils
Age range
7 to 18

Bloxham Grove Academy is a brand-new special free school which opened in a new purpose-built building in January 2024. We are fortunate in having first-class facilities, a state-of-the-art building, and excellent outdoor spaces in a rural location, providing us with a very special environment for our community to use and enjoy.

The academy provides exemplary education and care for students with Cognition and Learning needs, Autism Spectrum Condition, and Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs. We currently have 55 students on roll, and by 2027, Bloxham Grove Academy will have 100 students on roll between the ages of 7 to 18 across Key Stages 2, 3, 4 and 5.

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