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    23 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 November 2023

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What skills and experience we're looking for

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced estates professional to join our senior leadership team. Based in our TEAL Development Centre, next door to South Hunsley School and Sixth Form College, East Dale Road, Melton, you will lead on the development and delivery of the estates and sustainability strategies and plans. Key responsibilities will include capital projects, facilities management, sustainability, health and safety and risk management functions.

Working across the trust, you will ensure that our schools operate safely and adhere to the legal and statutory health and safety requirements, providing support and guidance to Premises Managers and Headteachers, sharing your knowledge and expertise.

The salary details above are for a full-time, throughout the year position, however, if you are interested in working on a part time basis and/or term-time, please get in touch and we are happy to explore this with you.

Why choose us?

We are here to make great schools and happier, stronger communities so that people have better lives. We wish to be seen and experienced as an employer of choice; an organisation that people want to join and remain with, enjoying satisfying careers whilst continuing to learn and develop. We are a growing trust with currently just over 1,000 staff across ten sites across the Yorkshire region.

This role sits on the Executive Team, reporting to the CEO. You will work closely with senior leaders from a range of professions and backgrounds, utilising your knowledge and expertise to inform and shape policy decisions across all our schools as we seek to help people have better lives.

What the school offers its staff

Ethical leadership, professional trust, autonomy and a caring ethos in which everyone is valued and respected.

  • 30 days annual leave entitlement, rising to 31 after 5 years and 34 after 10 years, plus bank holidays and extra-statutory days.
  • Well-being support including discounted East Riding gym membership; free annual flu vaccinations; free eye tests; refund of the cost of the annual NHS prescription prepayment certificate; access to a free employee assistance scheme 24/7 with advice on a wide range of practical issues ranging from legal information and consumer issues to specialist counselling; access to a free online GP service.
  • Family friendly policies and opportunities for flexible working.
  • Financial benefits including a cycle to work scheme offering discounted bike purchase, affordable loans and savings available through a salary sacrifice scheme.
  • Membership of the East Riding Pension Scheme with benefits including secure earnings linked pension and a lump sum death grant of three times your salary.
  • Relocation assistance is available where appropriate.

What are we looking for?

As an estates senior leader, you will have demonstrable experience of successfully delivering major capital programmes from inception to post contract evaluation on time, within budget and to an exceptionally high standard, alongside experience of facilities management including soft FM services (i.e. cleaning, waste management, caretaking).

Experience of managing a large estate including all aspects of operational maintenance, property management, compliance, fire, health and safety, financial and risk management all within financial parameters is essential, as is knowledge and experience of successfully writing reports, business cases and leading on estates related procurement and contract management.

The deadline for completed application forms is 9am on 23 November 2023. If you would like to have an informal chat about the role, please contact Jennifer Jewitt, Chief Financial Officer, at Jennifer.jewitt@theeducationalliance.org.uk.

Commitment to safeguarding

Additional Information The Education Alliance is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service prior to appointment and we undertake an online check, in line with the Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023 guidance. The Education Alliance’s Child Protection Policy can be accessed at: https://theeducationalliance.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/Child-Protection-Policy.pdf
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