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Facilities Manager

Excelsior AcademyNewcastle upon Tyne

Facilities Manager
Excelsior Academy
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE15 6AF


£30,000 Full Time Equivalent
Permanent
37 hours per week, All Year Round
Closing Date: 12pm on Monday 18th January 2021


The Trustees are seeking to appoint a Facilities Manager for Excelsior Academy with effect from February 2021.


Excelsior is part of the Laidlaw Schools Trust, created to give children from socially and economically challenged areas the best possible education and start in life. In September 2013, we became Newcastle’s first all-through Academy educating children from age 3 to 19 years old.


The successful candidate will have experience of delivering an excellent facilities management service, along with a proven track record in managing multiple teams, contractors and stakeholders. You will need to have a strong track record in health and safety of sites and safe systems of working and be able to handle emergencies whilst managing conflicting priorities to tight deadlines.


Laidlaw Schools Trust is a growing multi academy trust in the North East of England, serving children and families in the west of Newcastle, Sedgefield and in Pennywell, Sunderland. We pride ourselves in being a progressive, inclusive trust that supports every child to develop their talents whatever they may be and to reach their academic potential. It is important that as a learning organisation we adapt and change to the needs of our pupils. We take care to value and develop all colleagues to make sure they can do their very best for children across the Trust’s schools. Our Academies also enjoy strong support from an experienced LST central team, based in Newcastle upon Tyne.


Further details and an application pack can be downloaded from the Careers section on the Laidlaw Schools Trust website http://laidlawschoolstrust.com/careers/. Interested candidates are welcome to tour the school, please contact the Academy office on (0191) 2288 400 to arrange a visit. If you wish to have an informal discussion about this post, please contact: Julie Foster, Operations Manager on 0191 2288400 or email exahr@excelsiornewcastle.org.uk


Closing Date: 12pm on Monday 18th January 2021
Candidates who have not been contacted by Friday 22nd January 2021 may assume they have been unsuccessful.
Interviews will take place on: TBC
Applications should be returned to: exahr@excelsiornewcastle.org.uk


We are an equal opportunities employer strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS and a range of other recruitment checks. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their commitment to children’s safeguarding.


All previous applicants do not need to reapply.

Please note that we do not accept CV’s.

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