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Facilities and Maintenance Lead
Guidepost Montessori Ashburn, VA

Facilities and Maintenance Lead

Guidepost Montessori
Ashburn, VA
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off
  • Full-Time
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Job Description

Higher Ground Education is bringing on a Facilities Maintenance Lead to help support and manage our schools' facilities for our Northern Virginia schools!

These are important roles for the Facilities team, and we're looking for customer-oriented individuals who are both a clear-communicator and strong technical skills. If you're excited about working in an entrepreneurial environment and providing top-tier service to school leaders, this role is for you!


The Facilities Maintenance Lead is responsible for performing routine building maintenance tasks. We are looking for a Jack-of-all trades who can do small repairs and troubleshoot issues that can be resolved with a "Do It Yourself" fix for the schools buildings and facilities. Performs general cleaning and other tasks as assigned. This is a full-time, non-exempt hourly position, reporting to the Regional Manager. Must be able to work flexible hours

The Facilities Maintenance Technician will

    • Paint, remodel, refurbish areas as needed
    • Repair, maintain/monitor all equipment and amenities
    • Change all filters for HVAC as required
    • Oversee janitorial, trash removal, landscaping and pest control
    • Maintain exterior of property, including snow removals
    • Prepare classrooms for incoming classes
    • Change light bulbs, interior and exterior as needed
    • Manage utilities and other vendor services within the region
    • Perform other work-related duties as assigned
    • On call maintenance for all facilities in region


We'd love to talk to you if you have…

  • High school education or equivalent
  • 5-8 years in facilities maintenance
  • Basic understanding of electrical, plumbing, and carpentry
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Organized, detail oriented, self-motivated, and able to multi-task
  • Excellent communication and follow-through skills

We'd really love to talk to you if you have…

  • Experience in school-based operations or facilities
  • Experience working with third party vendors

About us

At Higher Ground, we're driven by a deep desire to bring about widespread change in education today. Since our founding 5 years ago, we have opened over 80 beautiful schools across the U.S., serving students from birth through high school. Now we're virtual and going global. We offer:

  • Fully remote work
  • A competitive salary
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • 100% tuition discount for two children at any school within our network 
  • A network of supportive peers and mentors who regularly share best practices
  • Career growth and promotion opportunities

If you love children and have been looking for the right opportunity to grow, join our school community by applying below!

Higher Ground Education, Guidepost Montessori, and Academy of Thought and Industry are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). We will not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under applicable federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Our leadership is dedicated to ensuring the fulfillment of this policy. When requested, we are committed to reasonably accommodate employees and applicants with disabilities or special needs that may require an accommodation.

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Guidepost Montessori job posting for a Facilities and Maintenance Lead in Ashburn, VA with a salary of $18 to $25 Hourly with a map of Ashburn location.