Premises and Facilities Manager


Contract type: 37 hours per week, full year, permanent

Hours are split shifts:

07.00-10.00 and 14.00-18.30 Mon-Thu

07.00-10.00 and 14.30-18.30 on a Friday

(hours of split shifts could be discussed with shortlisted candidates)


Location: Based at Meadowbank Primary School

(Some travel to other schools may be required)


Salary: NJC Scale 5 Points 12 – 17 (£24,496 - £26,845 pa)

(There are also opportunities for overtime at the appropriate rate of pay).


Holiday Entitlement:  24 days per annum, rising to 26 days after 5 years’ service plus bank holidays


Required from: As soon as possible

The children, staff and governors at Meadowbank Primary School are looking for an exceptional Premises and Facilities Manager who will help keep our school site well maintained, safe and secure.  

Meadowbank Primary School is a happy, friendly and vibrant primary school with fantastic children and dedicated, skilled staff situated in the Cheadle area of Stockport. The successful candidate will benefit from free on-site parking, local government pension scheme, generous leave entitlement and an award winning employee assistance programme to support their wellbeing.  We can also offer excellent career development with opportunities for further training and qualifications for the right candidate.  

Meadowbank Primary is part of the Education Learning Trust and as such, there will be opportunities to work and train with the wider site management teams across the Trust.  This role is based at Meadowbank; however, there may be a requirement to cover work at other schools across the Trust in the Stockport area, from time to time.  

We welcome applications from candidates who have demonstrable experience in maintaining and cleaning a large site, with a good knowledge of health and safety and safeguarding requirements. You will have the appropriate skills and experience to undertake minor repairs, maintain the school buildings and ensure the safety of the site.

You will be confident working with a wide range of people and be competent in the use of IT to place orders and manage records. In addition, you must be able to effectively prioritise the varying demands of the school site to ensure that issues are dealt with effectively.

You will also have experience of managing a building and premises budget and be able to liaise with Senior Leaders about key priorities and projects.

In addition, the Premises and Facilities Manager will be the premises key holder ensuring the school environment is secure, responsible for the unlocking and locking of premises. You will attend alarm call outs out of normal hours where necessary, paid as overtime. You will also be responsible for preparing the school premises for out of school activities and overseeing external contractors.

You will be part of the school’s Health and Safety Team and report to the Governing Board termly on Site developments.  Maintenance and safety of the site will be your responsibility in agreement with the Headteacher and carrying out regular inspections.

We are looking for a team player who will carry out an active role in supporting and monitoring our cleaning team, ensuring quality and standards are maintained, including helping with cleaning duties when required.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect
all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures that promote safeguarding and safer working practices. This is in line with statutory guidance including Keeping Children Safe in Education and The Education Act 2002.


All offers of employment are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records, online checks and vetting checks.   It is an offence to apply for a role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

We are committed to fulfilling our Equality Duty obligations, including valuing equality and diversity and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 


We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief.


We expect the successful candidate to have the necessary standard of spoken English, as described under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016, the Public Sector fluency duty that requires state funded schools to ensure candidates for their customer facing roles have the necessary standard of spoken English (or English or Welsh in Wales).


Candidates should apply by completing the ELT application form to include a statement at section 5 of why you think you would be suitable for this role. CVs alone will not be accepted in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE).


Please return applications to for the attention of Clare Tisdall, Administration Manager.


If you would value an informal discussion about the post, please contact Clare Tisdall, Administration Manager on 0161 428 6286 or via the above email.

Closing Date: TBC

Tour of School: Please telephone the school to arrange

Interview date: TBC

Closing Date: 31 May 2023, 9.00am


Job Description

Person Specification

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form

© Copyright 2019–2023 Meadowbank Primary School

Education Learning Trust. Registered address: Hawthorn Road, Gatley, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 4NB. A charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (company number: 09142319)

School & College Websites by Schudio