Building Services Manager

Hours per week: 36.5 per week, all year round

Contract type: Permanent

Cedars Academy

Cedars Avenue


B27 6JL

Telephone number: 0121 464 3178

Email address:

Required as soon as possible.

Cedars Academy is a three-form entry Junior School in Acocks Green. We are a member of Robin Hood Multi Academy Trust and work closely with our partner schools: Robin Hood Academy, Ulverley School, Yenton Primary and Birches Green.

The trust is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, reliable, and self-motivated Building Services Manager to join our team of hardworking, skilled support staff who are committed to the trust’s ethos and values. The role is initially to be based at Cedars Academy but there may be opportunities in the future to work at other schools within the trust.

The role is a very important one as we are looking for someone to be responsible for the management of the school site including the provision of maintenance, janitorial, cleaning and security services and also someone who will love the school and its environment as much as we do, interacting with pupils and parents alike.

The successful candidate will:

Have high standards and take a pride in their work.

Ensure the site is maintained to an excellent standard.

Be able to identify and prioritise their own workload, approaching all tasks with a “can do” attitude.

Have proven DIY and repair skills enabling maintenance tasks to be undertaken.

Undertake janitorial and cleaning services.

Be able to engage and manage external contractors.

Have an understanding of Health and Safety regulations and work within them using our online health and safety management portal, although training will be given, you will need to have IT skills.

Have a commitment to training and professional development.

In return we can offer you:

A well-maintained school site.

Training where needed.

Supportive, friendly, and hardworking colleagues.

Staff wellbeing initiatives (including one additional day off with pay to be taken when you wish).

Collaborative working with other site staff across the Trust.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken an essential requirement for this role.

Closing date: 16 October 2023, midday

Please apply online

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.


Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions.


Rehabilitation of offenders: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.


An online search will also be carried out as part of due diligence on all short-listed candidates.



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