Central Facilities Lead

Gatehouse Green Learning Trust, Bristol, BS6 7EH

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    17 August 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    2 August 2022

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£25,927 - £32,798

Central Facilities Lead job summary

Our Estates team is really excited to offer this new role suited to you if you have an existing facilities background, or if you are someone wanting to develop this career path. Your role will work with the Head of Estates providing a range of support to our growing portfolio of schools. You’ll have the confidence to be professionally accountable for progressing aspects of our planned development strategy and the operational delivery of a full range of facilities management services across the Trust. This will include oversight of the statutory, planned and reactive maintenance of assets, ensuring efficient and reliable operations, health and safety and compliance matters.

Our ideal candidate will be a self-starter with excellent communication and problem solving skills allied with the ability to work collaboratively with a range of external contractors / providers.

Ideally you will have some basic estates knowledge to allow you to offer guidance and advice to schools (about their buildings and services) as well the agility to coordinate capital projects supported by the Head of Estates. Monitoring and maintaining our compliance database and deputising for the Head of Estates will be required.

If you are interested in an Estates role as a career path we can offer a fast-track traineeship if you have the right background and the enthusiasm to develop.

The role will be office based, but with regular travel to our Trust schools. Full training on the Trust’s compliance system will be provided however you will be a self-starter already confident in facilities management and the use of general office (Google / Microsoft) software.

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About Gatehouse Green Learning Trust

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Redland Green School is part of the Gatehouse Green Learning Trust and is a high performing comprehensive school serving the local area of Redland in north Bristol. We are an 11-19 school with around 460 students in our Post-16 learning community, which we run with Cotham School. Our core values are really important to us and are built upon the pillars of Respect, Ambition, and Responsibility which underpins everything we do at RGS.

We are passionate that RGS has an environment where staff are keen to develop at whatever stage they are in their careers. We ensure a range of opportunities are available for staff in their professional development at RGS and offer outstanding opportunities across the MAT for staff and students to progress and contribute to the school’s continuing development. Staff wellbeing and work life balance is very important to us and we work hard to ensure that this is a high priority throughout the school.

As a school we achieve very high outcomes for our students but we also recognise that the personal development of our students is equally important. Students at RGS benefit from a wealth of different life experiences and opportunities and in doing so develop the confidence, self-esteem, and resilience necessary in later life. Our house system and vertical mentor groups provide individual care, support, and guidance. While our excellent co-curricular provision offers a weekly afternoon of Enrichment opportunities for all students, as well as sporting and musical opportunities and international trips. As an inclusive school we have a high number of students with EHCPs.

We are committed to building a professional and vibrant learning community where every member of staff sees themselves as a learner and contributes to the continued development of the school. We are looking for highly motivated staff members who have the creative energy to make the most of the opportunities available, as well as the resilience to cope with the challenges of working in teams and creating the very best climate for learning for our young people.

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