Maintenance and Compliance Manager

We are seeking a hardworking Maintenance and Compliance Manager to join our school in Tunbridge Wells.

About Beechwood

Beechwood is a co-educational independent day and boarding school for boys and girls aged 3 -18, which comprises a Pre-Prep, Preparatory and Senior School. It is a thriving, happy and purposeful place where excellence and a love of learning are nurtured.

The children at Beechwood are at the heart of everything that we do. Their enthusiasm and passions are nurtured by a dedicated team of teachers who inspire our students to give of their very best both in and outside the classroom, at school and at home

About the Position

Contract Type: Full Time, All Year Round

Working Pattern: Monday – Friday, 08:30am – 17:30pm

Benefits: Wellness Programme, Company Pension, Life Assurance

Salary: Commensurate on experience

Application Closing Date: 1st August 2022

Start Date: Immediate

The Maintenance and Compliance Manager will be responsible for:

  • All aspects of Maintenance and Compliance throughout the school.
  • Ensuring that all policies and procedures remain fully compliant with all legislation and regulations.
  • To ensure the senior team and staff are kept informed of all relevant changes in guidance and legislation.
  • Identifying potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; developing action plans for the mitigation of those risks and provide general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.
  • Conducting internal audits of processes and procedures.
  • Ensuring the school is always compliant with relevant legislation and are operating at best practice.
  • The effective and efficient management of all Health and Safety, Fire Safety and Transport Safety Matters.
  • Management of the maintenance staff, ensuring that the school environment is safe, clean, properly lit and heated to facilitate the effective teaching of pupils.
  • Being aware of and complying with all policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, and confidentiality, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.
  • Part of this role will involve safeguarding responsibilities including the reporting of any safeguarding concerns to the Designated Safeguarding Team.

About you

This position will be best suited to someone who:

  • Has previous knowledge of legislation within the Independent Education Sector.
  • Can cope well under pressure and has good time management skills.
  • Can interpret legislation and other laid down procedures and able to translate this information to non-specialists.
  • Can manage a team of people and communicate what is expected of them effectively.
  • Has knowledge of risk management, health and safety, and internal audit experience.
  • Has the ability to work off their own initiative but also as part of a team.

To find out more about this role, please read our Job Description.

How To Apply

To apply, please complete our Application Form and return it to along with your CV.

Beechwood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants for all jobs will undergo appropriate child-protection screening including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to enhanced level, costs covered by the company. Beechwood School is an equal opportunities employer.