About the Role
Gladstone Park Primary, as a member of the Anthem Schools Trust family of schools, is an ambitious, friendly large primary school in the heart of Brent, North London.
Abacus Belsize Primary School, as a member of the Anthem Schools Trust family of schools, is an ambitious, friendly small primary school in Camden, North London.
Both schools are culturally diverse schools, where we enable all children to maximise their potential and create a school where pupils develop as confident, resilient, and emotionally literate individuals, fully prepared for their future life.
We wholeheartedly promote a stimulating and positive learning environment where all our children feel happy, safe, and valued as individuals.
This is an exciting opportunity to become a part of our highly professional, friendly team at both schools. We are looking to appoint a full-time Facilities Manager to work across two schools who has a “can do” attitude and is flexible, practical, pro-active, energetic, and diligent to support our existing teams in delivering excellent service.
You will undertake a range of duties regarding the grounds, buildings, environment, and their users, ensuring the safety and security through the day-to-day organisation and supervision of the premises, ensuring essential works and maintenance jobs are completed on a priority basis. Also, ensuring statutory compliance as well as supervising the site team and cleaners in providing excellent service. The successful applicant will have strong facilities management skills as well as people leadership. You will report to the Regional Operations Manager and Headteachers.
The post is for 36 hours per week, all year round. The position will be mainly based at Gladstone Park Primary and there will be regular travel to Abacus Belsize Primary. Applicants will be interviewed on receipt of successful application.
We want to hear from you if you:
- Have facilities management experience.
- Demonstrate strong IT skills in Microsoft office products.
- Exhibit strong attention to detail, with good oral and written communication skills.
- Are able to work under pressure and manage conflicting work priorities.
- Have experience of working in a school or similar setting.
- Are highly skilled and practical.
Join Gladstone Park and Abacus Belsize teams and we can offer you:
The chance to join a motivated and supportive team, who are passionate about the school community and creating a school where every child and adult can thrive.
The opportunity to work within an organisation who have a robust personal development programme and are committed to the professional development of every individual.
Membership of local government pension scheme.
Access to Employee Assistance Programme offering free confidential support on a range of issues such as work, wellbeing, money, health, and legal advice.
Cycle to work scheme.
Access to a Health Cash Plan, an optional scheme to pay a weekly or monthly premium to claim money back on everyday health care needs such as dentist, optical and physical needs.
If you feel you have the skills and experience to work as a Facilities Manager, we would be delighted to hear from you. We welcome visits to the schools and are sure you will experience our nurturing, welcoming atmosphere to get a taste of how rewarding your work will be.
Please contact the school (Rasa Undaraviciute) to arrange a visit or further discussion at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note application should be made through the MyNewTerm, we do not accept CVs.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks which will, where applicable, include a health check, an enhanced DBS check, the Children’s Barred List check and satisfactory references.
It is an offence for an individual who has been disqualified from working with children to knowingly apply for, offer to do, accept, or do any work in a ‘regulated activity’. The position advertised is a ‘regulated activity’. Anthem will undertake a basic online check for all shortlisted candidates.
At Gladstone Park Primary School the health, safety and wellbeing of every child is our top priority. We expect all staff, local governors and volunteers to share this commitment to safeguarding our pupils.
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