Facilities Assistant - Kent


Facilities Assistant - Kent
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Facilities Assistant Kent

Salary: TSAT Pay Group 2 £13,683 - £16,160 for hours and weeks stated (£20,252 - £23,918 FTE per annum) 

Start Date: ASAP

Hours: 25 hours per week Monday to Friday – 13.30 to 18.30, 52 weeks per year

Contract: Permanent

Location: Maritime Academy, Twydall

Closing Date: 11/12/2022

Interview: TBC

Thinking Facilities have an exciting opportunity for a Facilities Assistant to support the Facilities Manager with overseeing the day-to-day tasks. Your primary location will be based at the Maritime Academy. 

You will be a responsible person and competent in all aspects of site maintenance. It is imperative that our Site Team successfully manage our school premises and associated facilities by ensuring that the premises are secure, safe and well maintained at all times to reflect the standards of educations and behaviour within the school.

What you will need to succeed:

For a full list of responsibilities please see the attached job description and person specification 

  • Previous experience as a caretaker or similar
  • Responsible for the security and facilities management services onsite
  • Practical skills in maintenance and cleaning
  • Experience of managing Health & Safety
  • Key holder responsibilities
  • Experience of working within an Academy/School is desirable


The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire and Plymouth. 

We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances.

Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to:

  • Think about their Thinking
  • Be their Best self
  • Shape their Success

In this way we transform life chances

Click here to view our Trust video to gain an insight into The Thinking Schools Academy Trust 

What our Trust will offer you:

  • The opportunity to join a growing organisation during an extremely exciting time
  • The successful applicant will also have access to the local government pension scheme
  • A pro-rata annual leave entitlement of 26 days, increasing to 30 after 5 years of service.
  • A competitive salary
  • A fun, hardworking and welcoming team who enjoy supporting each other
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas

What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working for our Trust in our Facilities Team, benefitting from a supportive network of colleagues across our Trust, and are keen to progress your career then please apply today!

Early applications are encouraged, and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

If you experience any issues in applying for this role via our careers site please click here to submit an application via Microsoft Forms  

If this position is not quite right for you, but you would be interested in other positions within our Trust please click here to join our Talent Pool.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. As per KCSIE we will also undertake online searches for all shortlisted candidates, if you have any questions regarding this process please email recruitment@tsatrust.org.uk   





The following documents are available relating to this vacancy:

Job Description - Facilities - Mobile Facilities Assistant.pdf

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