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Facilities Technician

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    £22525 - £30755 per annum + Pro rata

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    29 days ago

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Facilities Technician

  • Highly popular, North Hackney based school
  • Fantastic working environment with excellent well-maintained facilities.
  • January 2022 (or sooner) start date.
  • Strong SLT and excellent SENCO.
  • Full time, Permanent Facilities Technician position
  • Hugely positive and highly successful school

About the school looking for a Facilities Technician

This excellent central London School are looking for two Facilities Technicians who have prior experience of working in schools. The main purpose of the role is to assist with the day to day maintenance of school's building, ensuring a clean, safe and secure environment.

This includes providing an effective and efficient service to members of staff, students, and visitors.

Why might you choose this school?

  • Excellent student behaviour and highly supportive Senior Leadership Team.
  • An Achievement-oriented culture where students work hard and it is cool to be smart.
  • A warm/strict approach, meaning that our high standards do not come at the expense of inclusion.
  • The belief that teaching must be a sustainable profession: clear systems and structures,
  • sensible approach to feedback and no 'late night culture'.

Do you have:

  • Experience of facilities management in a modern building? (Desirable)
  • Skills and experience in all aspects of building maintenance: joinery, general building work, DIY,
  • electrics, plumbing and plant maintenance? (Advanced skills are desirable but not essential for
  • this role.)
  • Good customer service skills and a can-do attitude?
  • High standards of workmanship and a solution focused approach?

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertaking maintenance work to keep the building, furniture and fixtures and fittings in good working order; using advanced DIY level skills in all trades including joinery, building work, electrics and plumbing.
  • Operating and maintaining plant and machinery, subject to appropriate training including air handling, air conditioning, pumps, electrical and heating systems, BMS, access control, kitchen equipment.
  • Assisting with weekly testing of the fire alarm system and participating in evacuation drills; this will include use of the Evacusafe fire evacuation chairs (training to be provided.)
  • Painting and decorating.
  • Ensuring deliveries are received, recorded and delivered within the Academy.
  • Setting up and rearranging furniture for exams, meetings, assemblies etc.
  • Ensuring facilities routines are completed fully and correctly - legionella checks, pest control,
  • maintenance and servicing of equipment, periodic checks.
  • Acting as a key holder for the building and taking responsibility for security and building systems including fire and intruder alarms, electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Ensuring the building is kept secure at all times, including external access to the building and
  • internal access to restricted areas.
  • Using a computer to access tasks from an online helpdesk system and updating and closing tasks as they are progressed.
  • Providing a speedy response to staff requests raised using a text messaging app called 'Slack'. Liaising with and supporting Schools Plus (an event management company who operate the building in evenings and at weekends) in facilities related matters.
  • Ensuring the building is kept safe at all times, including an understanding of fire and emergency systems, basic health and safety and risk assessments and adhering to safe working procedures at all times.
  • Working with contractors to assist and direct them in their duties on site.
  • Driving the School minibus (must be over 21 and have held a UK driving licence for a minimum of 2 years.)
  • Providing First Aid assistance, subject to training.
  • To undertake other duties, appropriate to the post, as may be required from time to time.

Professional Attributes

  • Be able to work as an effective member of a team.
  • Be able to work under pressure during busy periods, prioritise and manage time effectively.
  • A positive attitude and a solution focused approach.
  • Flexible and willing to adapt to the needs of the Academy and staff.
  • An understanding of the Academy's mission and values.

Contact Reeson Education now to apply for this brilliant Facilities Technician post.

Please apply now!

Reeson Education:

REESON Education is London's Premier Recruitment Agency. Established in 2006 by experienced teachers, education professionals and recruitment specialists, we have built our business and reputation on the cores values of honesty, integrity and excellence.

We care about education and the provision of education and have established an excellent reputation with schools and teachers alike.

At REESON Education we work closely with a large network of Nurseries, Primary Schools, Secondary Schools and Colleges across London. Our client base provides us with an abundance of available daily supply, long term and permanent opportunities across all age groups in all areas of London.

Please note that all daily/hourly rates quoted are inclusive of holiday pay at 12.07%