Head of Estates and Facilities
Salary: £55,000 - £60,000
Start date: July/August 2020, or as soon as available
This is an exciting time to join our Trust. If you are able to inspire and innovate; support and challenge; and, nurture and grow people then we’d like you to be part of our future.
We are seeking to appoint an innovative, inspirational and committed Head of Estates and Facilities to join our team to lead on the development of our Central Operations Support Services, and to help us to further enhance the opportunities we offer to the young people and the key stakeholders in our Trust.
As our Head of Estates and Facilities you will lead the development of the Central Operations Support Services Team and Offer, collaborating with school leaders and staff to ensure the growth of the Trust. We aim to have exemplary practice at all levels to provide values-led education and opportunities for all children to flourish and to achieve their fullest potential. The successful candidate will have an interest in improving outcomes for children and a commitment to supporting the vision and strategic direction of the Trust and of the Diocese of Bristol.
We can offer you:
- A hard-working, committed and dedicated team of professionals
- Career development opportunities and regular CPD
- The benefits of being part of a multi-academy Trust
- Local Government Pension Scheme
- Generous holiday entitlement
- An employee benefits package, including:
- Bike Scheme
- Lifestyle benefit discounts
- An employee assistance programme with access to occupational health professionals, confidential telephone support, an online health portal, a financial wellbeing resource centre, discount for participating gyms and health centres, a health cash plan, and much more
- Access to a technology gift voucher scheme
- The opportunity to make a difference at all levels of the Trust.
This is a fantastic opportunity for inspiring and aspiring leaders to join our team and to shape the future of the Trust.
The Diocese of Bristol Academies Trust (DBAT), a highly regarded and well-established church-led Multi-Academy Trust for church and community schools in the Diocese of Bristol. We bring together schools from diverse communities to collaborate and innovate to create the best possible learning opportunities for all pupils; a work-place of choice for staff; and a welcoming family of schools working supportively within our communities. Our focus is on providing high quality, aspirational education which enables young people to flourish and grow; spiritually, in love and in understanding – and we would like you to be a part of our journey.
DBAT are a changing, growing and flourishing Trust, and to meet our changing needs we are seeking to strengthen our Central Support Services Team to develop new and innovative ways to support and grow our schools. This is a really exciting time to be joining our Trust and we are looking for inspiring leaders who can innovate, develop and lead whole-Trust change to provide the best for the children, staff and communities of our schools.
We look forward to hearing from you.
Closing Date: Thursday 4th June (noon)
We are committed to child protection, safeguarding children and young people and expect all staff, visitors and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS check and any other relevant employment checks. We operate an equal opportunities policy and welcome applications from all applicants.
The Diocese of Bristol and Diocese of Bristol Academies Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This post is eligible for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for which you be required to apply if successful.