Meadowbank Special School
Post Title: Estates Manager
Post Ref No: ED50055107
Salary: Grade 4, Level 3, SPT 6 – 11 (£19,171 - £21,166)
Contract Type: Permanent (following an induction period)
Start Date: October 2020
This role is currently for 20 hrs per week / 52 weeks a year.
Do you have a solid work ethic; enjoy carpentry, DIY and general maintenance? Do you pride yourself in working hard and completing a job to a high standard? If so, the Governing Body of Meadowbank School would like to hear from you.
We are seeking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic Estates Manager to support the transition of Meadowbank School as it grows to support pupils with additional complex learning needs.
Meadowbank is a small, friendly special school for pupils aged 4-11. Areas of the school site are currently requiring adaptation and development to support new pupils with a wider variety of needs in the future.
The successful candidate will:
• Be able to engage with our pupils in a friendly and inclusive manner
• Be hardworking, flexible, personable and adaptable
• Be able to use their initiative and common sense
• Support and advise the Headteacher through possible structural changes to the school building
• Become an integral part of our staff and embrace the new vision for the school.
If you would like to discuss this exciting opportunity or visit the school, please contact the Headteacher, Claire Hardy.
Application forms should be completed in full and returned to the school by noon on Wednesday 7th October. Shortlisting will take place on Thursday 8th October, with interviews taking place on the morning of Tuesday 13th October.
Please return completed application forms to the school, for the attention of Claire Hardy
Please download or print off the application form by selecting the “Apply Now” button.
Due to our current interim working arrangements, we are unable to provide recruitment packs through the post.
Application forms should be completed in full and returned to the school by the closing date.
Wednesday 7th October 2020 by 12pm
This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.
Due to the current COVID -19 circumstances the interview process for this role maybe held on a virtual basis using an appropriate online platform. If you have any concerns around your ability to participate in a virtual interview process please contact Claire Hardy for a discussion.
Safeguarding and Child Protection are key priorities for the Council. We aim to support children and vulnerable adults to ensure they are as safe as they can possibly be. Our services and schools are committed to ensuring the safety and protection of all children and vulnerable adults, and will take action to safeguard their well-being, and acknowledge that children and vulnerable adults have a right to protection. This is supported in the general ethos of the Council and all schools.
As an equal opportunities employer, we value diversity. Therefore, although not a requirement for application, we welcome and encourage applications from underrepresented individuals including those:
• aged under 25;
• not in employment, education or training;
• from our local communities including in particular disabled individuals, carers and those from the Cardiff BAME and LGBT+ communities;
• ability to communicate fluently in Welsh.