Vacancies

Director of Estates-Senior School

Date Posted: Wednesday 13 October 2021

Vacancy Type: Full-time / 52 weeks

Closing date for application: 10/11/2021

Interview date: 18/11/2021

Director of Estates - Senior School

 Permanent / Full-time, 52 weeks per year

Commensurate with skills and experience and not less than £65,000 per annum

 Required for May/June 2022

Our vibrant, welcoming school is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Director of Estates. This is a key position in the Bursary Leadership Team as the successful post-holder will be responsible for delivering a wide range of services including capital projects, planned, preventative, and reactive maintenance, the delivery of major and minor projects, and ensures Health and Safety compliance across the estate.

With ambitious ideas to continually enhance the school estate and planned investment over the coming years to further develop the estate and teaching facilities, it is an exciting time to join STAHS as the Director of Estates will lead on the design and delivery of these future developments.

A proven track record of successfully managing complex projects and multi-disciplinary teams within a similar senior position are essential for this position. The newly appointed post-holder will possess sound knowledge of property related statutory compliance legislation along with in depth knowledge of Health and Safety procedures within a large organisation. You will be an excellent communicator and encourage innovation, sharing a creative culture of continuous improvement amongst your team and colleagues.

This is a permanent position, offered on a full-time basis, 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year. The core working hours are 8.30am – 5.00pm Monday – Thursday and 8.30am – 4.30pm on Friday with a 60 minute unpaid lunch break, due to the nature of the role some flexibility is required.

In return we offer:

  • Continued Professional Development (CPD) opportunities
  • An opportunity to join our warm, vibrant and ambitious independent day school set in the heart of St Albans, easily accessible to central and outer London
  • Use of sports facilities, including gym*
  • An extensive benefits package; free lunches, generous pension scheme, free life assurance
  • Competitive salary

* Conditions apply

To apply for this role please complete and return the Job Application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form and either email this to our HR Department at recruitment@stahs.org.uk or post it to our HR Department, St Albans High School for Girls, Townsend Avenue, St Albans, AL1 3SJ. You may incorporate further details, including your own bespoke CV if you wish, together with any observations on the job description you may have, along with your covering letter.

Closing date for applications is 9am Wednesday 10th November 2021

1st stage Interviews to be held on Thursday 18 November 2021

2nd stage Interviews to be held on Friday 26 November 2021

The High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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