Facilities Manager Vacancy

25 Mar 2019

Facilities Manager Vacancy (Closing date 23rd April)


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Facilities Manager for the Trust

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Facilities Manager!

Chancery Education Trust wish to appoint an enthusiast and dynamic Facilities Manager to work across the Trust’s provision. We require a Facilities Manager to lead, develop and support our teams to deliver high standards of service across our partnership of settings in helping to create exceptional safe, stimulating learning environments where all pupils reach their full potential.

The Facilities Manager will be responsible for the managing and development of all the existing sites to provide high quality, safe and clean learning environments, carry out reasonable repairs in-house in accordance with the School Development Plans.  The successful candidate will also be the Trust’s Health & Safety Lead Officer as well and will need to be highly motivated, flexible and have a strong team ethic. We are looking for a talented individual who wants to be part of transforming education and helping create exceptional places of learning.  The successful candidate will need to:

  • Be a Project Manager, hold relevant Facilities Management qualification or have considerable experience in general and ground maintenance
  • Have experience of working in Schools/Academies
  • Knowledge of and training in relevant health & safety requirements
  • Be passionate and dynamic about creating safe and stimulating children’s learning environments;
  • Be highly organized
  • Have a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Skilled at managing systems and people
  • Be able to problem solve
  • Be able to motivate staff by establishing empathetic and supporting working relationships
  • Monitor and review, report writing and a clear system of record keeping
  • Work flexibly, innovatively and responsively across the Trust’s existing sites
  • Have the ability to form strong professional relationships at all levels;
  • Be ambitious and have the energy and creativity to make a significant contribution to the whole Trust.

Chancery Education Trust offers excellent professional development prospects across all the Chancery Education Trust Academy sites.

Working for Chancery Education Trust, means you can be assured that you will be contributing to our mission to enable every child to achieve their best. All our academies work collaboratively to share best practice and are supported by the expertise within the central team to enable them to focus on

teaching and learning. As a Chancery Education Trust employee, you will receive excellent opportunities for career progression and access to bespoke CPD to enhance your professional growth.

At the heart of what we do is staff development and we are very proud of our Investors in People Gold Accreditation, which is awarded to only 2% of institutions, nationally.

Visits to schools are warmly welcomed; please contact Mrs Rachel Penney on 020 8462 5867 Extn 3 or email office@chanceryeducation.com to arrange a mutually convenient appointment.

To apply for this position please download an Application Form from any of our Academy websites, www.davidsonprimary.com , www.pickhurst.com or www.darrickwoodinfants.com websites, or via the London Borough of Bromley website www.bromley.gov.uk/JobsAtBromley or via the Chancery Education Trust website www.chanceryeducation.com/vacancies/

Chancery Education Trust is committed to providing education and environments, which offer equality in opportunities and freedom from discrimination.  We believe that all pupils and members of staff should have the opportunity to fulfil their potential whatever their background, identity and circumstances. We are committed to creating a community that recognises and celebrates difference within a culture of respect and co-operation.

Chancery Education 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 offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. 


Phase Primary School
Academy/School Chancery Education Trust/Davidson Primary Academy
Type of Position Trust Facilities Manager/H&S Lead Officer
Salary Range Hours: 36 hours per week

Salary Range: £32,000 – £37,500

Employment Type Permanent
Full-Time/Part-Time 52 weeks
Start Date ASAP
Interview Date TBC
Closing Date 23rd April 2019
Click here to download the PDF Facilities Manager – Job Description & Person Specification Apr 2019
Click here to download the Word document Facilities Manager Application Form
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