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Hours of Work – 37 Hours per week, all year round with flexible holiday arrangements

Do you enjoy working in a vibrant, ever developing environment?
Do you have experience of maximising school resources to achieve educational excellence?
Do you have a pro-active, can do attitude?
Do you have high aspirations for colleagues, students and yourself?
Are you passionate about enhancing and managing an engaging and safe learning environment for students and staff?

If you are excited by your answers to these questions, then you may the right candidate to become Neston’s new Estates & Facilities Manager.

The Role
The role of the Estates & Facilities Manager involves responsibility for overseeing all aspects of the school facilities, including our expanding sports facilities. Managing the school’s PFI contract, Health and safety, site management and income generation are a key part of this role, along with supporting the Headteacher and Business Manager with planning and delivering on Capital Projects, to ensure that they are completed successfully, on time and within budget
About You
You need to be an experienced Estates Manager preferably with experience of managing school facilities. You will have practical experience of monitoring PFI contracts and external contractors. A Health and Safety qualification is essential and a facilities management qualification is desirable. You will be a strong team player and have the ability to operate calmly under pressure. You will be prepared to work variable hours occasionally to meet the requirements of the post.

How to apply

Please speak to the Business Manager, Mrs Tina Phillips informally before deciding whether to apply. If you have any questions regarding the role, or would like to arrange a visit, please do not hesitate to get in touch by emailing

Should you choose to apply, please submit the following completed forms:

• Application form. Please ensure that your application accounts for any gaps in employment.
• Please include the names and addresses of two professional referees (one of which must be your current or most recent employer). Referees will not be approached until the final stages of the process.
• A supporting statement that sets out the reasons for your interest in the role and how you meet the required criteria, with evidence of impact from your career track record. Your supporting statement should be no longer than two sides of A4.

Closing date: Friday 10 June 2022

To obtain an application pack contact Mrs H Leadbetter at Neston High School on:
Applications should be returned FAO Mr K Simpson to

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant must have enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references.