Facilities Assistant

We are currently seeking an individual with a clear commitment to supporting and developing the vision for this academy.

Role: Facilities Assistant

Required: Immediate Start

Salary: Scale 3, Spinal Column Points 7 - 10: £21,695 to £22,843 per annum

Contract Type: Full Time, 52 weeks per year (12:30pm – 20:30, with occasional early morning shifts)

Location: Blackheath, London (London Borough of Lewisham)

Closing Date: 12pm, Friday 15th November 2019                  

We are currently seeking an individual with a clear commitment to supporting and developing the vision for this academy. As a Facilities Assistant, you will be committed to the highest achievement and take responsibility for your daily duties.


In selecting a Facilities Assistant to join our team, we are looking for a dedicated and hard-working individual; someone who understands that keeping our premises and brand new facilities maintained to the highest standards is key to our success.


St Matthew Academy is a diverse, vibrant Catholic all-through school for girls and boys aged 3 to 16, where there are high expectations for everyone in our community.  At St Matthew Academy our school motto is ‘let your light shine’ and we ensure that we live this vision every day at the academy by encouraging, promoting and celebrating success with all of our pupils in everything that they do. Our academy is situated between Blackheath and Lewisham in South East London, benefiting from excellent public transport and road links to all parts of London and Kent. Our magnificent buildings offer state of the art resources and the latest technology. Our primary and secondary phases are situated on one site allowing a truly unique all through setting with opportunities for transition, collegiate working and subject development.

The successful candidate will be in sympathy with our Catholic ethos, passionate about enabling every child to exceed expectation, well organised and able to support teaching. Candidates who have extremely high expectations for themselves, pupils and staff; engage pupils with their enthusiasm for learning and keen to take a full and active role in the life of the school are strongly encouraged to apply.


We Offer:

  • Fantastic pupils with enormous potential
  • Staff who are supportive towards each other and enjoy working collaboratively with one another
  • A personalised programme of professional development and coaching for teachers and support staff
  • Strong links with our outstanding partner schools, giving opportunities for unrivalled promotion, collaboration and CPD
  • A fully equipped gym and fitness suite that is well used and free for staff
  • Season Ticket Loan and a Cycle to Work scheme

To apply please complete an application form and monitoring form, and return them to HR@stmatthewacademy.co.uk(CVs are not accepted).

Closing Date: 12pm, Friday 15th November 2019

You can also visit http://www.stmatthewacademy.co.uk/ for more information.

St Matthew Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Full DBS and reference checks are made for all posts.  This post is also exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  St Matthew Academy is an Equal opportunity employer.