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  • Start date details

    1st September 2024 or as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£26,873.00 - £28,770.00 Annually (FTE)

Facilities Manager – South Hub job summary

Facilities Manager – South Hub

Pickwick Academy Trust would like to appoint a permanent, full-time Facilities Manager – South Hub that will be predominantly based at Greentrees Primary School (the role will cover all Pickwick Academy Trust South Wiltshire Hub Schools).

Required to start: 1st September 2024 or as soon as possible

Hours: 37 hours per week, to be worked between 8.30am – 4.30pm, 5 days per week (with an unpaid 30-minute lunchbreak each day . Exact hours and days of working to be agreed on appointment. Please note in line with anticipated Trust growth, the role incorporates responsibility for local schools and the management of maintenance staff.

Salary Point: G12-G14, £26,873 - £28,770 per annum (Please note that this salary is currently subject to a pay award)

Pickwick Academy Trust currently consists of fifteen community and church primary schools across Wiltshire and Dorset, organised into three geographically proximate hubs. The schools in the Trust are committed to working together to provide the best schools and outcomes for their children.

The Facilities Manager is responsible for the delivery of a professional and effective Premises and Health and Safety function across each of the Pickwick Academy Trust South Wiltshire Hub Schools, ensuring that each is maintained to the same high standard.

Job Purpose:

The Facilities Manager is responsible to the Trust Head of Facilities (Designated Line Manager) and the Headteacher at each school for ensuring that a wide range of proactive and planned maintenance and refurbishment services for both buildings and grounds is completed, alongside ensuring compliance with all Health & Safety legislation and recommended practice relevant to the role. Liaison with external contractors, including catering, cleaning and grounds maintenance teams, to ensure efficient and effective service, is required.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for further information.

What we offer:

Generous contributory pension provision

Occupational sick pay

Family friendly policies

Commitment to flexible working

Generous terms and conditions, and transparent policies with staff consulted directly on all key HR policies

Access to Employee Wellbeing support and counselling telephone support for all staff

A strong central team committed to and providing high level of support for staff at all levels

A People Strategy which sets out the Trust’s commitments and initiatives to support staff

A real family and togetherness feel, where everyone is included and listened to, and ensures no one feels isolated

Free eye tests (for those assessed as regular Display Equipment Users, and glasses if needed specifically for particular roles)

Free annual flu jab

Partnership with the Motor Source Group, enabling staff to benefit from discounts on new and used cars (average £4k saving on a standard new car)

Wiltshire Rewards (LA scheme enabling discounts across a range of retail outlets - available to Wiltshire schools)

Emergency Salary Advance Scheme

The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This will involve undertaking annual Safeguard training and using school/Trust reporting systems for any Safeguard concerns.

Pickwick Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer. We have a caring and supportive environment where wellbeing is a key priority – flexible working requests will be considered.

For further information about this opportunity, please contact Mike Jones, Head of Facilities via email at mjones@pickwickacademytrust.co.uk

Interested candidates are required to apply by 12.00noon on Monday 24th June 2024

Interviews will be held w/c 1st July 2024

At Pickwick Academy Trust we are committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we require anyone joining our school to actively contribute to this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.

All shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches as part of safer recruitment due diligence. Successful candidates will be subject to a range of pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check and a barred list check if working in regulated activity

Pickwick Academy Trust is committed to equality of opportunity for all. Our aim is to ensure that no applicant or employee is discriminated against or is disadvantaged by policies, procedures, conditions or requirements. We have a caring and supportive environment where wellbeing is a key priority – flexible working requests will be considered.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020

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.

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