The Pointer School is an Independent Christian prep and pre-prep in Blackheath, South East London. We are seeking an inspirational, dedicated and passionate facilities manager to join our thriving support team.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, motivated, practical, hardworking individual to work with the Business Manager to lead and manage all aspects of the premises including upkeep, care, maintenance, health and safety. The facilities manager will be responsible for the line management of premises staff including performance management and training and to oversee our cleaning contractors.

  • To keep on top of and manage any repairs, working 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.
  • Maintaining the security of the premises and its contents, including the operation of fire and burglar alarms.
  • Have specific responsibility for the carrying out and recording of regular Health and Safety Checks
  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of current Health & Safety and Fire Safety regulations and law
  • Maintain a working understanding of the Independent School Standards Regulations as they relate to buildings and premises
  • Logistical preparation and support for school events, such as parents evenings, school plays and open days
  • Manage electronic and paper records relating to maintenance, H&S, fire safety and building systems

The successful candidate will need to have previous experience of managing a building as well as strong communication skills.

We can offer:

  • A competitive package (including pension) and an opportunity to work for an exceptional organisation;
  • Opportunity to work within a team of highly supportive and creative colleagues;
  • Career progression through CPD and opportunities for internal promotion;
  • Children that are polite, enthusiastic and excited to learn within a caring and happy environment;
  • A school committed to doing the best for each and every one of its pupils.

The post will commence immediately.  Salary: £25-30k per annum. Remuneration will reflect experience and ability. Applications close on Sunday 10th November.

To apply please complete the application form and return to

The Pointer School is totally committed to safeguarding the welfare of students and young people and expects the same from its employees.  All new staff will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance, identity checks, qualification checks and employment checks to include an exploration of any gaps within employment, two satisfactory references and registration with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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