School Facilities & Estate Manager

  • Permanent Contract
  • Essex
  • Posted 7 months ago

**School Facilities and Estate Manager.

**Essex Based Trust of Schools.

**Band 6 Pay (£40k – £52K depending on experience).

**Outstanding SLT and CPD.

**Responsibility for 7 Schools.


Our client is an outstanding trust of 7 Primary and Secondary Schools in Essex. They are currently recruiting for a School Facilities and Estate Manager to join them ASAP.


About the Job:


Our client is looking to appoint an exceptional candidate to provide leadership of all the facilities management functions across the trust as well as ensuring that there is a planned programme of maintenance and development of the school buildings, estates and facilities.


Requirements & Responsibilities:


The successful candidate will be responsible for;

  • Line Management of all Premises/Site Managers and, in schools where there are no Premises/Site Managers, all premises staff as well as to Lead and Manage all functions across the trust.
  • To ensure all of the trust’s estates are compliant with all health and safety legislation.
  • To actively monitor developments and changes in legislation in respect of health and safety requirements and advise on appropriate action as required.



Qualifications & Experience:


Previous experience of working in Education is desirable but not essential. The successful candidate will have excellent communication and organisational skills and be able to work independently whilst, at the same time, be able to form effective relationships with school staff, trust staff, governors and trustees.  They will also have experience in some of the following areas: project management, strategic planning, risk management, buildings or facilities management.


The school are looking to interview candidates for the position of Facilities and Estate Manager ASAP.


All interested candidates should, in the first instance, send a CV to the email address shown or contact Active Recruitment for further details.


Active Recruitment LTD is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants are subject to a satisfactory enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (previously the Criminal Records Bureau) and at least two independent references. We are an Equal Opportunities employer.

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