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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    13 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£34,948.00 - £37,197.00 Annually (Actual)

School Facilities Manager job summary

School Facilities Manager

Start Date: 01/09/2024

Salary-PO1 (£38,364 to £40,833)/Actual salary-(£34,948 to £37,197)

Location: Eko Pathways will be the main place of work. The post holder will also have responsibility for the effective management of, and be required to provide support at Pathways School, commencing from September 1st, 2024.

Contract type: Fulltime (Term-time + two weeks), Permanent

Hours: 36 hours per week

Eko Trust is a family of good and outstanding schools situated across London and Suffolk. Collaborating seamlessly, we are dedicated to cultivating a supportive environment where our collective goal is to constantly learn and innovate, striving to deliver unparalleled educational outcomes for the children under our care. If you're passionate about making a meaningful impact in education and thrive in a collaborative, progressive atmosphere, this is the perfect opportunity to contribute to a community committed to excellence.

Eko Pathways and Pathways are both special schools for pupils aged 5-16 with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs. Almost all pupils are eligible for Free School Meals and qualify for Pupil Premium. The schools have over 150 pupils and this is expected to grow in response to growing local need.

We are seeking to appoint a permanent School Facilities Manager. We are very excited to be opening this new role in our growing team and are looking for someone who is prepared to come on the journey with us.

Purpose of the role:

  • To provide a comprehensive site management service to the school to ensure the environment is safe and secure for pupils.

  • To line manage and supervise the work of assigned Site Operatives and manage site cover across both sites

  • To ensure that the school premises are safe and well maintained.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Good working knowledge of Health & Safety

  • Excellent Handyman skills

  • Ability to communicate with adults and children politely and effectively

  • Organised and works in a timely way

  • Able to start and complete actions that support the smooth running of the school

  • Experience in Site Security, Site Operative, Site Support and Maintenance management

  • Experience in Budget and contractor management

  • Experience in undertaking Compliance, Statutory Testing and Maintenance

  • Participate in training and other learning activities as required, and identify own areas of strength and development needs

  • Participate in annual Performance Review and Development process

  • Comply with all policies and procedures, including Child Protection and Safeguarding, Health and Safety.

  • Maintain confidentiality in respect of all records and information

  • Be prepared to work flexible hours to meet the needs of the service - occasional early mornings, evening and weekends (with notice)

Our Trust can offer:

  • Supportive and friendly staff who work together as a team

  • Forward-thinking approaches to learning, professional development, and school improvement

  • Continuous professional development & learning opportunities

  • Employee benefits scheme offering great discounts from a range of brands

  • Salary sacrifice schemes such as Cycle to Work

  • Employee Assistance Programme offering 24/7 access to a confidential employee helpline staffed by trained counsellors

  • Access to private GP services, counselling, financial wellbeing advice, physiotherapy, and other specialist services

  • Family-friendly policies and options for flexible working

  • A commitment to your career aspirations and professional development

  • A clear vision for the future and strong values of school values

Visits are welcomed. Please contact Smitha Ravi to arrange this or for any further information.

To apply, please visit

Eko Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils attending our schools. As the duties of this post involve regular contact with children, any offer to the successful candidate will be conditional upon an Enhanced DBS check being completed. This post is also subject to a satisfactory probationary period and medical clearance.

Closing date for applications: 13th June 2024

Interview date: 18th June 2024

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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About Eko Pathways

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 16
School size
72 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16

School location

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