Leigh Trust School Estates & Facilities Manager
Salary Range: Salary: NJC SCP 32-40 (£35,745 to £43,857)
Starting point: Negotiable depending on experience
Permanent 36.5 hours per week (flexibility required)
Starting Date: Required ASAP
Leigh Trust are currently recruiting for an Estates & Facilities Manager to share our vision and values and to contribute to the strategic and operational planning at the schools within the Trust, which currently includes Alston Primary School, Leigh Primary School, Marlborough Primary School, Nansen Primary School and Wyndcliffe Primary School.
This is an exciting opportunity to make this job ‘your own’ and ensure the Trust develops and improves the provision, resources and premises for all our children whilst continuing to ensure that services to our children remain consistent, high quality and compliant. This role will provide strength in depth to our facilities team already supported by the Chief Operating Officer, Head Teachers, Business managers and school site teams across the Trust.
The right candidate will be expected to line manage, support and develop the Site Managers across all five schools within Leigh Trust.
Specific key responsibilities include to:
Applicants MUST have: Relevant experience and qualifications in an estates or facilities role (see applicant pack for details). Experience of managing multiple sites and project managing estates related building projects. Fire training experience of producing and managing Estates budgets, tenders and sourcing quotes and ensuring all financial regulations are complied with. Relevant Health and Safety Premises management experience & qualifications. A commitment to further enhance your own professional development train and skills as appropriate. An understanding of the importance of Safeguarding within schools. High levels of Numeracy and Literacy skills. Be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Have the ability to manage, lead and influence other staff effectively. Have excellent IT skills. A clean driving licence and access to own vehicle (with Business use insurance). High levels of integrity, probity and honesty. The ability to work flexibly and think creatively.
For further information about the role please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.
If you are seeking a fresh challenge, enjoy variety in your role and are looking for an opportunity to make this role something special, we would welcome your application.
Details of the position can be found below; please return your completed application form to firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to hearing from you.
Closing Date: Friday 12th March 2021 midday
Interviews: Wednesday 31st March 2021