Facilities Manager

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About the role

M1 point 38 – 42 £34,106 plus Fringe of £857, rising to £38,052 plus Fringe of £857

Required as soon as possible

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and committed Facilities Manager, to manage the Trust’s estate, currently consisting of two large secondary school sites. The successful applicant will ensure that the estate is safe, well maintained and available for delivery of secondary education to c.2,000 students, as well as for the benefit of community users after hours.

The post is full time, working 37 hours per week. Normal working hours are 8.00am - 4:00pm Monday to Thursday, and 8:00am to 3:30pm on Friday.  The successful candidate will need to be flexible regarding working hours in order to meet the needs of the business.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate: 

  • A proven track record in a senor facilities management role
  • The ability to think on their feet and adapt to the changing demands of the business
  • Strong leadership skills, able to motivate and organise a team to ensure that tasks are completed quickly, efficiently and in an appropriate order
  • Excellent organisational skills; able to manage a number of sub-contractors and third party providers such as cleaning, maintenance and energy companies
  • Knowledge of health and safety management and risk assessment
  • How they have taken responsibility for their own personal development, including changes  in health and safety legislation and facilities management skills
  • Evidence through DBS check and recruitment process of their suitability for working with children


The successful candidate will have the opportunity to gain access to an exclusive range of benefits, including free use of the gym at Goffs Academy, priority student admission to schools in the Trust for your child after 2 years’ service, and a fantastic cash incentive employer referral scheme.

Application packs are available on line at www.goffs.herts.sch.uk/257/vacancies For further details about the recruitment process, please contact Harriet Muxlow, HR Director, on 01992 624375, Ext 5848.

Closing date for applications:  9.00am Monday 28th January 2019

Interviews will be held week commencing 28th January 2018

The Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people
All postholders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check

Contact details

Harriet Muxlow , HR Director
Goffs School Gm Goffs Lane Waltham Cross
Hertfordshire EN7 5QW

Email: recruitment@generationsmat.herts.sch.uk
Website: www.goffs.herts.sch.uk