Facilities Manager (Ed Support Level 1-Range 4)

Job posted: 13/09/2023
Applications close: 26/09/2023 (Midnight)
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Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Full time / From 09/10/2023

Organisation: Schools (Government)

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Facilities Management

Reference: 1366637

Reference: 1366637

Occupation: Facilities Management

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Selection Criteria

1.       Demonstrated capacity to perform duties consistent with established guidelines and frameworks, including coordinating and supporting others in respect to specific work functions relevant to the role.

2.       Demonstrated capacity to work and collaborate with others in a team environment.

3.       Demonstrated capacity to communicate effectively in a team environment, including high level oral and written communication skills.

4.       Possess the technical knowledge and expertise relevant to the position.

5.       Demonstrated capacity to provide advice and support to management and other school staff in respect to the work area.

6.       Sound IT skills with ability to utilise a computer for communication, ordering and reporting.


This is a newly developed full-time ongoing position, working 7am to 3pm.

Trade qualifications or experience highly desirable, conditions negotiable. 

The Facilities Manager is required to work during periods of school holidays, with a 52/52 work arrangement (4 weeks annual leave per year).

Range 4 is distinguished by broader management responsibility and is responsible for managing a range of functions under a wide range of conditions, subject to the size and complexity of school operations.

Objectives will, generally, be clearly defined; guidelines will be broad and day-to-day direction minimal.  Management responsibility extends to ensuring appropriate support levels are maintained across the school. 

Range 4 generally provides key support and timely advice to the leadership team and school council and liaises with the general school community, the Department and other government agencies and service providers.

Specialised professional roles will carry a high level of independence and accountability where suitable scope is provided to achieve objectives.


A role at this range may include:

Provides expertise and/or professional leadership dealing with more complex issues requiring specialised support.

Interprets and analyses data to inform and provide authoritative advice to the leadership team.

Delivery of services on behalf of the leadership team.

Reference to a manager will generally only occur where there is a need to clarify policy, priorities, or broad objectives prior to making appropriate decisions.

Negotiate and manage straightforward contracts and service agreements.

Coordinate delivery of a range of support services across a school/s involving a range of work areas.

Manage the school/s budget involving liaison with school staff and the leadership team to ensure budget targets are met.


Manage and track Facilities/Maintenance program budgets.

Manage and track Facilities/Maintenance on AIMS.

Manage trade induction and record keeping and data entry.

Conduct weekly meetings with the facilities team.

Organise and delegate daily tasks to the facilities team. 

Manage compliance audits and annual safety checks.

Manage the organisation of DET Make safe program and college trades.

Comply with Occupational Health & Safety and Work Safe standards.

Develop and manage an annual maintenance schedule.

Conduct regular checks of student amenities and repair as required (shut down toilets and notify the Principal where issues arise).

Work through maintenance log requests and liaise with the Maintenance team as required.

Maintain student lockers, cleaning and general repairs as required.

Identify urgent and cyclic grounds works, prioritise and schedule these works.

Work co-operatively as part of a team.

Attend relevant training as required.

Other duties as required by the Principal and/or Business Manager

Who May Apply

Individuals with the aptitude, experience and/or qualifications to fulfill the specific requirements of the position.

EEO AND OHS Commitment

The Department of Education is committed to the principles of equal opportunity, and diversity and inclusion for all. We value diversity and inclusion in all forms – gender, religion, ethnicity, LGBTIQ+, disability and neurodiversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for roles within the Department.  The Department recognises that the provision of family friendly, supportive, safe and harassment free workplaces is essential to high performance and promotes flexible work, diversity and safety across all schools and Department workplaces.  It is our policy to provide reasonable adjustments for persons with a disability (see Workplace adjustment guidelines).

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants can contact Brett West, Yamatji man, in the Koorie Outcomes Division to talk about the recruitment process, the Department and supports for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people in the Department. Mobile: 0477 726 801 or email on: brett.west@education.vic.gov.au

Child Safe Standards

Victorian government schools are child safe environments. Our schools actively promote the safety and wellbeing of all students, and all school staff are committed to protecting students from abuse or harm in the school environment, in accordance with their legal obligations including child safe standards. All schools have a Child Safety Code of Conduct consistent with the Department’s exemplar available at:

 Child Safe Standards: Policy | education.vic.gov.au

DE Values

The Department’s employees commit to upholding DE’s Values: Responsiveness, Integrity, Impartiality, Accountability, Respect, Leadership and Human Rights. DE’s Values complement each school’s own values and underpin the behaviours the community expects of Victorian public sector employees, including those who work in Victorian Government Schools. Information on the DE values is available at:


Other Information

Trade qualifications or experience highly desirable 

Conditions of Employment

  • All staff employed by the Department and schools have access to a broad range of employment conditions and working arrangements.
  • Appointment of successful applicants will be made subject to a satisfactory pre-employment conditions check.
  • A probationary period may apply during the first year of employment and induction and support programs provided.
  • Detailed information on all terms and conditions of employment is available on the Department's Human Resources website at http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx

Location Profile

Please contact the college Principal, Mr Chad Ambrose or Business Manager, Ms Alisha Guest at gleneagles.sc@education.vic.gov.au to discuss employment opportunities at Gleneagles Secondary College.

Gleneagles Secondary College employs in excess of 200 personnel and we are committed to supporting staff to focus on the work that we are all most passionate about - supporting our students to achieve their very best. We are focussed on removing administrative burden from our teaching staff and our structures and approach to student engagement supports a collective focus on student learning and engagement.

The College has an enrolment of over 1300 students from Year 7 to Year 12 and a staff of 150+. Ours is a culturally and ethnically diverse community with 50% of our students coming from a language background other than English and 5% have refugee status. Approximately 1% of our students identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

Our curriculum programs place Literacy and Numeracy at the core of our practice, providing students with broad access to the pathways they wish to explore and pursue. The design of curriculum is further underpinned by student voice and choice, VCE pathways and our collective knowledge of the educational demands of our student community. Our Senior student¿s pathway into a diverse range of vocations and university courses and we are proud of our strong track record of academic performance.

Our pedagogical approach (Prepare ¿ Engage ¿ Teach ¿ Reflect) aims to provide consistency for our students, as well as space for our teaching staff to be innovative, responsive, and engaging.

Our extra-curricular offerings are diverse, and we excel in the areas of Performing Arts, Sport and increasingly in the Technology and academic extra-curricular offerings such as Tournament of the Minds.

The professional growth of staff is paramount to our goals as a college. We continually offer diverse and engaging professional development opportunities that are driven by student and staff need. Staff meetings are designed to facilitate collaboration and learning, free from administrivia.

Student leadership, voice and agency is central to our work. Students have multiple opportunities to make decisions about their own learning and the direction of the College more generally, providing input into how we engage with the Community, Teaching and Learning, Environment and Student Engagement and Wellbeing. Students drive our RISE Model which stems from our school values of: Respect, Inclusion, Stamina and Excellence.

Where students require support in the classroom we offer additional staffing within the class, who work to extend and support small groups of students. We are committed to developing happy, healthy, and resilient children and we have invested significantly in student wellbeing expertise including: a large Student Wellbeing Team, Mental Health Practitioner, Doctors In Schools Program, Youth and Social Workers, School Nurse and a dedicated Inclusion Program.

Gleneagles Secondary College has an established record of academic excellence, and our success is attributed to a number of factors: dedicated staff, transparent and consultative leadership, and above all, strong relationships between all sectors of the school, especially between staff, students, our families and the wider community.

Facilities Manager (Ed Support Level 1-Range 4)

Job type:

Full time / From 09/10/2023

Job classification:

Ed Support Level 1-Range 4


Alisha Guest | 9708 1319

Facilities Manager (Ed Support Level 1-Range 4)