How to get a job in school facilities
You'll also find links to all the school facilities jobs advertised on TES and free resources to download to help you succeed in your role.
Librarians, premises managers, cleaners and catering staff are all vital to the smooth running of a school. If you decide a job working in school facilities is for you, this page will advise you on the qualifications and skills you need, the salary level you can expect and the career opportunities open to you.
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Search for school facilities roles on TES. Find the role nearest to your home using our postcode search and set up a job alert so details of the latest roles are sent direct to your email inbox.
Advice to help you get a job in schools facilities
- How to become a school librarian
The library is a big show to keep on the road and the librarian has a unique and specialist role in supporting pupils’ learning and their development into effective, independent learners and readers. Find out what qualifications and skills you need to get a school librarian role.
- How to become a premises manager/caretaker/site manager
School caretakers are the people who make sure that teachers and pupils can learn in clean and safe surroundings. That’s a wide-ranging brief and takes the caretaker everywhere in the school; classrooms, cloakrooms, corridors, halls and offices – and outdoors, in the school grounds, of course. Find out what qualifications you need to get a job as a premises manager and get more details on what the role involves.
- How to become an ICT technician in a school
Information technology is taking centre stage as ICT - or the e-learning platform - drives learning not only for students but connects and educates staff, parents and the wider school community, too. ICT staff must be innovative on small budgets, communicate with a wide audience, and cope with pupils who may be more cutting-edge in their IT knowledge. Find out if it’s the job for you.
Useful resources for anybody working in facilities management from TES
- School librarian forum
Chat with other school librarians.
- Discover the joy of reading
This resource will help school librarians instill a love of reading in their students.
- Student librarian guide
Advice for aspiring librarians
- Caretaker careers information
Find out more about what's involved in a career as a caretaker.