BookingsPlus lettings platform helps schools rent out void space…

August 6, 2019

Published by: PlaceTech Date: August 2019 Link to full article: https://placetech.net/analysis/kajima-platform-helps-schools-rent-out-void-space Technology has already revolutionised many aspects of the public realm, notably in education, with some universities offering courses entirely based online, many institutions recording their lectures so that students do not miss out, and many schools providing learners with tablets to aid the learning experience. […]

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Building lasting and successful partnerships with our Schools…

July 8, 2019

Kajima Community continues to help foster community cohesion through its successful partnership with Haverstock School. Haverstock School in Camden was rebuilt by Kajima in 2004 and its lettings programme is currently managed by Kajima Community. Over the past 13 years of close collaboration, Kajima has worked with the school to establish a successful, long term […]

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Our Helpdesk Coordinator Amberley celebrates four years at Kajima!…

July 8, 2019

Our Helpdesk are here to support you through your BookingsPlus journey with us.  Find out more about our Coordinator, Amberley Kent and what she loves about being part of the Kajima Community team… My name’s Amberley and my job role is BookingsPlus and Helpdesk support, which I will have been doing for two years on […]

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Haydon School, delivering time and cost efficiencies with BookingsPlus…

July 8, 2019

Marketing and Development officer, Sasha Chard. explains all about the benefits of using BookingsPlus to manage their busy lettings business. Haydon School is a thriving academy and sixth form based in Pinner.  We pride ourselves on helping our students to develop resilience and inspire others.  The community, both in school, and beyond is very important […]

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LocatED, Chief Executive, Lara Newman announced as this year’s Award judge…

July 8, 2019

Last year Kajima Community was delighted to launch our inaugural Open Your Space Awards, receiving over 100 nominations from schools, hirers, users and members of the community.  The awards are an acknowledgement of the strong partnerships that are forged between schools and local community hirers.  This year’s awards are now open, and the deadline for […]

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Get more from your lettings…

July 8, 2019

When hiring out your space for community use, try our simple ‘top tips’ to help you develop a lettings business that is as seamless and efficient as possible: Use all of your school’s assets: anything from carparks to classrooms can be let out, and every asset owned, including overhead projectors and interactive whiteboards, can increase […]

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Supplier Focus with Steve Almond, Mitie PFI…

July 8, 2019

Steve Almond, Account Director at Mitie PFI, contracting Kajima Community’s BookingsGuru service within schools. My name is Steve and I am part of the team at Mitie PFI. We provide facilities management services that connect people with innovation and technology across 100 schools within the UK. As part of our specialist services, we have a […]

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Helping to make a real change…

July 8, 2019

BookingsPlus, Accounts Assistant, Tracy Street talks about what motivated her to run the Geneva Marathon. On Sunday 12th May I ran in the Geneva Marathon – my first ever marathon – to raise money for The Cystic Fibrosis Trust.  I was delighted to achieve a time of 4hrs 53.  My husband, Ian also ran in […]

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Everyone’s a winner when schools open their space

June 13, 2019

Published by: Education Business Date: June 2019 Link to full article: https://issuu.com/psi-media/docs/education_business_24.3 Many schools across the UK open up their facilities for use by local clubs and groups, generating valuable revenue for the schools, and benefiting their local communities.  Kajima Community launched its Open Your Space Awards in acknowledgment of the strong partnerships forged between schools […]

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BookingsPlus Customer Service Coordinator Opportunity, Northampton

June 13, 2019

JOIN OUR TEAM! Job Title: Customer Services Coordinator (1 year fixed term contract) 37.5 hours/week Location: Grange Park, Northampton Salary £20k-£22k (dependant on experience) + benefits This is a one year fixed term contract within a customer services coordinator role to cover a period of maternity. This post is available for 1 year starting from August […]

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Amersham School, 2018 Open Your Space Award Winners!

May 13, 2019

Last year BookingsPlus was delighted to launch our inaugural Open Your Space Awards, receiving over 100 nominations from schools, hirers, users and members of the community.  The awards are an acknowledgement of the strong partnerships that are forged between schools and local community hirers.  This year’s awards open on 20th May with the deadline for […]

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Ashton Community Science College, 2018 Open Your Space Award Finalists

May 13, 2019

Vicki Simpson, Springfield’s FC Secretary, nominating Ashton Community Science College, Preston Springfield’s FC is a community club.  We have been offering grassroots football for all in a fun, safe, secure environment since 1948 and currently have teams competing in a range of leagues throughout Lancashire. Being able to hire Ashton Community Science College’s facilities has […]

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Cheney School, 2018 Open Your Space Award Finalists

May 13, 2019

Dylan Davis, Soft Services Manager, Cheney School, Oxford  At Cheney School, local community engagement is really important to us.  Last summer we were able to bring the whole community together on a scale we never thought possible.  We worked in partnership with Eid Extravaganza to host what was described as the biggest and best in […]

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Forge Valley School, 2018 Open Your Space Award Finalists

May 13, 2019

Jo Hardwick, Vice-Captain for Hallam Hellcats Roller Derby, nominating Forge Valley School, Sheffield I am vice-captain for the Hallam Hellcats Roller Derby team.  We started the club in 2012 and since then our members have gone onto win several awards. We’re determined to be the best, play competitively and have a blast along the way, […]

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Vale of York Academy, 2018 Open Your Space Award finalists

May 13, 2019

Rob Orr, Community Coordinator, Vale of York Academy, York At the Vale of York Academy, we like to think that our initials could stand for the Value of Youth! We have a fantastic team of young student leaders from Key Stage 4, who give up a large proportion of their time to give something back […]

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One week until Awards launch!

May 13, 2019

Our Open Your Space Awards will launch on 20th May.  Nominations will will be open from then up until Friday 25th October 2019. The  Awards aim to recognise those schools who are opening their doors to their community, bringing benefits to the school, their partners and those who participate. Nominations are invited from all secondary […]

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Senior Customer Service Coordinator opportunity, Northampton

April 16, 2019

JOIN OUR TEAM! Job Title: Senior Customer Service Coordinator (part time – 22 hours per week) Location: Grange Park, Northampton Salary: £20,000 – £25,000 per annum (pro rata) plus discretionary quarterly bonus, pension scheme, life assurance and travel insurance. BookingsGuru is an administration and marketing service that supports schools in managing and increasing their out-of-school-hours […]

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