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Estates Manager - Putney High School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

About Us

Contract: Permanent
Full Time – 36 hours per week.
All Year round – 30 days holiday + Bank Holidays
Required from: May/June 2023

Putney High School is seeking an experienced Estates Manager to play a key role managing the Estates Team.

The Estates Team consists of the Estates Manager, Estates Site Supervisor, three Estates Maintenance Assistants and a Grounds Maintenance & Lettings Assistant who currently have specialised training & experience in plumbing, electrical maintenance, painting and decorating.

The Estates Manager will focus on the management, training, and supervision of the Estates Team. They will be responsible for delegating and managing routine and ad hoc maintenance work, ongoing Health and Safety compliance, site security and lettings and large-scale projects, ensuring these are all managed effectively.

With 7 separate buildings and over 1,300 pupils and staff using the site, the Estates Manager job is fast paced with an ever-changing priority list. The successful candidate will need to be an agile thinker, a strong people manager and well organised to succeed in the role.

About the School

As one of the UK’s leading schools, Putney High School is rightly proud of its exceptional academic results and pastoral care. A spirit of intellectual agility and engagement is at the heart of the school’s ethos, with pupils stretched, challenged and supported inside the classroom and beyond.

Established in 1893 the school is set in leafy, tranquil grounds close to the heart of Putney and to the river Thames. With already enviable facilities, the school is now embarking on an exciting new phase of its development.

The school is part of the GDST, the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools.  We can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

    Competitive salaries and pay progression.
    Access to extensive professional development opportunities
    Training grants for qualifications
    GDST pension schemes
    A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
    Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
    A Cycle to Work scheme.
    Competitive terms and conditions of employment

To apply for this post please complete and return an application form found on the school website. Please click on the link below:

A letter addressed to the Headmistress should be included with your application.

Applications must be received by Friday 12th May 2023 by 6pm
Interviews to be held the week beginning 15th May 2023.

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.

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