School Facilities Manager

Posted 11 June 2024
Salary £22 - £25 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline Primary Education
Contact NameCarly Walters

Job description

Facilities Manager Required For a large Primary school in Southwark

Location: Southwark, South East London

Hours: Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week

Normal Hours: 8:00AM - 4:00PM (Can be flexible)

A vibrant Primary school in Southwark is seeking an experienced Facilities Manager to join our dynamic team. As the Facilities Manager, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth operation of our school facilities, creating a safe and conducive environment for our students and staff to thrive.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the maintenance and security of the school premises and grounds.
  • Conducting regular health and safety checks, ensuring compliance with regulations.
  • Managing a team of 3 Caretakers, providing leadership, guidance, and support.
  • Coordinating maintenance and repair works, liaising with external contractors as necessary.
  • Managing budgets and resources effectively to ensure optimal facility management.
  • Handling administrative tasks including paperwork and record-keeping.


  • Proven experience in facilities management or a related field.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • IT literacy, with proficiency in administrative tasks and health and safety checks.
  • Ability to work flexibly, adapting to changing priorities and schedules.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated Facilities Manager to make a significant impact within a supportive and inclusive educational environment. If you are passionate about creating safe and functional spaces for learning, we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter outlining your relevant experience and suitability for the role. We are looking to appoint the right candidate as soon as possible, so early applications are encouraged.