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Assistant Facilities Manager

Colne Community School and CollegeEssex


The Colne Community School and College 

Assistant Facilities Manager 

Pay Range: Local Government Scale 5 (Point 8-11)

Salary from: £20,493

Start Date: ASAP


The Role

The Colne Community School and College is an expanding school with a dedicated site team. We are looking to recruit an aspirational Assistant Facilities Manager who has the necessary skills and organisational abilities to help maintain the school groups.

The Colne Community School and College is committed to providing an inclusive and nurturing environment for our students. Our ARK values of Aspiration, Resilience and Kindness permeate the school, aiding us in delivering the highest quality education to our students and work environment for all colleagues.

The position will suit a pragmatic and organised individual with experience maintaining a large site and dealing with maintenance and repairs.


Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Be responsible for undertaking in- house remedial work to reduce overheads (to include glazing, decorating, carpentry or minor electrical work).
  • Ensure facilities are available as necessary for all after school events.
  • Take responsibility whilst walking the site to rectify report & manage any risks.
  • Patrol the exterior of the school premises to ensure the fences and gates are secure and repair damage as required.

(The full details can be found in the attached Job Outline and Person Specification).


We're looking for you if you have:

  • Successful experience of working within a busy site team.
  • Strong communication abilities using a friendly and inclusive manner.
  • Initiative and ability to work without direct supervision, taking responsibility for tasks, prioritising and scheduling your own work.


Why work for The Sigma Trust, The Colne Community School and College? 

We can offer you:

  • A Competitive Salary
  • Robust school CPD training programme that enables you to flourish 
  • Opportunities to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships
  • Employee Benefits: Employee Assistance Programme, Pension Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme and Discounted Gym Membership at selected local gyms


This post is 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year on a shift basis. Hours may be variable to suit the needs of the job and include a split shift, AM and PM working pattern. 


Additional Information:

For additional information about the Trust and this school, please visit our website www.sigmatrust.org.uk


To Apply

To apply for this post, please complete an application form, available from The Sigma Trust/this website and return it to recruitment@sigmatrust.org.uk . 

Please note that only fully completed application forms will be accepted and any CV’s and accompanying covering letters will be disregarded. A Notes for Applicants document is attached for further information.


Closing date: Midnight, Tuesday 14th December 2021

Shortlisting will take place on Wednesday 15th December 2021

Interviewing will take place on Thursday 6th January 2022.


The Sigma Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with.  As such, all posts are subject to safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools. 




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