Facilities Manager, Wandsworth

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Bolingbroke AcademyWandsworth

Date posted:
Start date: 15.09.19
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £31,209 - £34,643
Contract term: Permanent

Facilities Manager

At Bolingbroke Academy we work inside a beautiful listed building and require a Facilities Manager to help us maintain its glory, as well as providing a safe and comfortable environment for its students and staff.

The school is part of the Ark network of Academies and opened 7 years ago after converting from a former hospital. 

Your role will consist of the following duties:

• To keep on top of and manage any repairs as well with the facilities assistants – general maintenance skills are essential

• Dealing directly with contractors, collating quotes/ pricing, and ensuring all works are completed to the specification and on schedule for time and budget.

• Staff management - anything from delegating duties to your team to supporting their development. 

• Understanding of H&S regulations

• Liaising with key stakeholders both internally and externally

• Logistical preparation for external and internal events such as Speech Day, parents evenings and Sports Day

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:

• Work with a close-knit professional community of enthusiastic staff

• Learn from and share best practice with colleagues across the Ark network

• Access to a broad range benefits including an employee assistance programme, reduced gym membership and large retail discounts.

The successful candidate will need to have previous experience of managing a building such as a school, hospital or large listed buildings as well as strong communication skills. 

You will need to take pride in your work and have ownership over the role as well as a real can-do attitude. 

If you think your skills are suitable please apply


Deadline: 11.59am  – 15th October 2019

Location: Wandsworth, London

Start date:    ASAP

Salary: Ark Support Staff Band 5, point 15-22 £31,209 - £34,643 per annum, dependent on experience. 

Hours: 40 hours per week (term time), plus 79.4 reserved hours to be worked as specified by LM and/or Principal.

More about Bolingbroke Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Wakehurst Road, Battersea, London, SW11 6BF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 7924 8200
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Bolingbroke Academy is a new 11-18 academy in Wandsworth, opening with its first cohort of year 7 pupils in 2012 and set to grow year on year.

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