Facilities Manager (The Baird Primary Academy)
Hours of work: 37
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Sunday 26 March 2023
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
The Baird Primary Academy
Phone: 01424 425670
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.
The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision. Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations.
If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.
About the role
Can you provide a professional and effective facilities management service for our academy?
We are looking to appoint a reliable and resourceful Facilities Manager to effectively manage and undertake site maintenance, services and compliance.
This is an important role in ensuring that a professional and effective facilities management service is provided to staff, students, visitors and customers using the academy premises.
In this role you will:
- Oversee the care, maintenance, cleaning and servicing of the academy buildings
- Ensure the academy is clean, safe, hygienic and secure site
- Monitor the delivery and performance of external contracts
Please refer to the attached job description & person specification for full details.
The Baird Primary Academy
The Baird Primary Academy offers an inclusive, nurturing and stimulating environment and has received the prestigious Marjorie Boxall Quality Mark Award. We draw out every child’s unique talents and abilities, develop their love of learning and encourage them to reach their full potential.
But we do not work alone. Parents and carers are our partners, and we work closely with them to achieve the best for their children.
The Baird Primary Academy has a team of talented professionals who share the aspiration that every child succeeds.
The academy offers a creative and innovative curriculum to excite and engage all pupils. It has a published admissions number of 60 and a total capacity of 420 pupils, although there is currently an additional ‘bulge’ year group moving up through the academy. The academy also hosts a nursery for children aged from 3 years.
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We truly value the experience, dedication, and commitment of all our employees and believe in the power of motivated and happy staff. This is why we seek to enrich and reward our employees wherever we can, by offering a wide range of exciting and useful employee benefits. These include:
- Automatic annual pay increments
- High quality continuous professional development and support for your career progression
- A strong commitment to your health & wellbeing including; onsite Wellbeing Champions, designated Mental Health Ambassadors, flexible working opportunities from Day 1, and Employee Assistance programme
- Generous public sector pension scheme
- Discounts on retail & travel
- Cycle 2 Work scheme
- Charity giving
- Our salaries are aligned to the Real Living Wage, ensuring all our support staff are paid a minimum of £10.90 per hour.
- Take a closer look: Work with us - Brighton Academies Trust
We are proud to be part of the University of Brighton Academies Trust; a family of infant, primary and secondary schools based in Sussex.
Working Together, Delivering Excellence, Achieving Ambitions, and Nurturing Potential are the values that guide us. Our mission is to ‘inspire our children and staff to flourish and achieve their best’ so we positively impact our communities we serve. We aim to create a vibrant, inclusive community, transforming lives and broadening horizons through excellent teaching and learning. Please visit: Home - Brighton Academies Trust
The University of Brighton is the sponsor of the University of Brighton Academies Trust. Close connection with the university allows us to draw on the expertise of its education experts and external contacts – something that greatly benefits our academies and our pupils.
The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.
We welcome applications from all members of the community.
The Trust is proud to be part of the government’s Disability Confident scheme which underpins our staff recruitment practices.
Please apply today.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).
For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.