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Head of Facilities and Estates - Wandle Learning Trust

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

The Role

Wandle Learning Trust, Dagnall Street, Battersea, London, SW11 5DT

Working Pattern: permanent, full time, 36 hours per week

Benefits include: minimum of 32 days annual leave, Local Government Pension Scheme, cycle to work scheme, professional development and other attractive benefits.

Make this role your own, as you set and drive estates and facilities management operations for a top performing Multi Academy Trust.

As part of the Executive leadership team you will:

  • Shape, lead and manage the Facilities & Estates function across Wandle Learning Trust.
  • Manage & improve a proactive Health and Safety process throughout the Multi Academy Trust.
  • Manage, in conjunction with Headteachers, the Facilities & Estates support staff.
  • Ensure that the Estates & Facilities are kept open and fit for purpose and that value for money is achieved.

You will possess a proven track record in senior level management, as well as leading complex projects and procurement, ideally within a public sector organisation. Strong leadership and contract management skills are essential; you will be adept in the regular review of team performance and contracts ensuring value for money in addition to efficient operational delivery.

You will be attracted to the long term project of growing our academies, in popularity and resources, but also in their strengths and distinctiveness. Equally, you will be excited by the fast paced working environment.

Joining the Trust now offers a fantastic opportunity to help shape the next phase of our development.

The Trust is proud to have four schools with strong educational outcomes and a nationally recognised Teaching School.

Prospective candidates are welcome to contact Tom Brighton (Chief Operating Officer) at tbrighton@wandlelearningtrust.org.uk to discuss this opportunity further.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Please complete an application form which can be downloaded from the Trust website: www.wandlelearningtrust.org.uk. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.

Closing date for completed applications: Monday 13th December 2021 by 4pm. Applications must be returned to: recruitment@wandlelearningtrust.org.uk

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