Vacancy

Facilities Supervisor

Closing date: Friday 20th Aug 2021

Vacancy details

Reports to:                 Business Services Manager
Start date:                  1 September 2021 or as possible thereafter
Grade:                         Grade 2, SCP 3-4
Salary:                        £18,562-£18,933 (pro-rata)
Contract type:           Permanent, 30 or 20 hours depending on candidate, whole time

Purpose:

  • To take an active role in ensuring the learning environment of the school meets the needs of stakeholders as a member of the Business Services Team which encompasses of Facilities and IT Support Services.  
  • To be responsible for the maintenance and security of school premises and site, ensuring a safe environment.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Facilities Supervisor to join our established Business Services Team at Tanfield School.

Tanfield School is currently undergoing refurbishment following unprecedented investment and we are making huge progress in improving the learning environment for our students.

The role is crucial to the effectiveness of the school and the successful candidate will take an active role in ensuring the learning environment of the school meets the needs of stakeholders as a member of the Business Services Team which encompasses of Facilities and IT Support Services.   

The successful candidate will be part of a team that is responsible for the maintenance and security of school premises and site, ensuring a safe environment.

Handyperson/DIY skills and/or working within a school environment would be a distinct advantage, however, having a ‘can do’ attitude and willingness to learn and being flexible is even more important to us.

The roles will involve working a fixed shift pattern during term-time however, this may be subject to change during holiday periods to meet the needs of the school and to provide cover when necessary.

Learn more:

  • Call the school on 01207 232881 and speak to Jonathan Coates, Director of Business & Finance, to discuss the role further. Visits are warmly welcomed.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will need to undertake a DBS enhanced clearance for the school.

An Application Pack (including Job Description and Person Specification) is available to download from www.tanfieldschool.co.uk.  CVs will not be accepted.

Completed application forms are to be returned to vacancies@tanfieldschool.co.uk.

Closing date for applications:      Friday 20 August at noon

Interviews will take place:            Week commencing 23 August

Tanfield School is committed to safeguarding children and the appointment will be subject to receipt of an Enhanced DBS clearance, safer recruitment procedures, satisfactory references and completion of a six-month probationary period.

Eden Learning Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met.


How to apply

Begin by downloading the support staff application pack and following the guidance within. Once you have completed the application form return to this page and click the second button below to send your completed application via email. Alternatively you can email vacancies@tanfieldschool.co.uk directly.

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