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Facilities and Estates Manager

22 Nov 2021   |   Wellspring Academy Trust   |   £30,000 to £40,000 (depending on skills and experience)
Reporting to Head of Regional Operations
Duration of Post Permanent
Hours 37.5 hours per week
Weeks 52 weeks
Salary £30,000 to £40,000 (dependent upon experience and qualifications)
Closing Date Wednesday, 8th December 2021, 9am
Applications Completed applications are to be sent to:  Human Resources at  hr@wellspringacademies.org.uk

We require an experienced and passionate Facilities and Estates Manager to join our talented and hardworking team. The post holder will support the Head of Regional Operations to deliver safe, fit for purpose and inspirational school environments for our young people.

Wellspring Academy Trust is a growing Multi- Academy Trust, currently supporting 28 Academies. We are committed to making a difference to the lives and life chances of the young people and the communities we serve. We are an education charity with Academies in the Primary, Secondary, Special and Alternative Education sectors. We want our people to reflect the diversity of our communities and welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds, especially from under-represented groups including those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities.

The Facilities and Estates Manager will play a vital role, leading and coordinating our enthusiastic team of operatives and work in close partnership with our Academy Leaders. The role will support Wellspring’s Leeds based academies. Wellspring places great emphasis on the quality of its physical environments, actively seeking opportunities for continuous improvement and regeneration. In recent years, the Trust has seen exponential growth through Academy conversions and the development of new Academies. The most notable new developments being three state of the art Special Schools in Leeds, a 420 place modular mainstream Primary School in Leeds and four traditional build Alternative Academies in Lincolnshire, a total investment of over £80 million. Wellspring is at an exciting point in its development with
several pipeline academies and three further new builds in development. The continuing growth of the Trust offers exciting
pathways for ambitious and dynamic individuals who are determined to make a difference. We value our people. Collegial working at all levels is central to our culture. High quality induction, training and ongoing professional development
support are guaranteed.

We are interested in hearing from people who:
• Are self-motivated, customer focused, efficient, ambitious and highly organised.
• Enjoy leading an inclusive team.
• Strong people management skills.
• Understand the importance of completing work to a very high standard.
• Build relationships and have a commitment to supporting the work of passionate education leaders.
• Take great pride in the work for which they are responsible across multiple sites.
• Have a strong understanding of maintenance systems and compliance.
• Have experience operating facilities using intelligent, digitally controlled building management systems.
• Have project management experience.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 8th December 2021 at 9am. Interviews will be taking place on Early/Mid
December 2021.

All applicants need to complete the Equal Opportunities form. Please click this link http://bit.ly/WATEqualOpportunities

For any discussions about the post, please contact Amie Goodyear on a.goodyear@wellspringacademies.org.uk or
07498 057 155.

Documents

Facilities and Estates Manager Ad Pack 1121

Application Form – Central Team

The Wellspring Academy Trust takes its duty to safeguard the young people with which it works seriously. All Wellspring Team Members are required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

If you are currently living overseas or have lived / worked overseas in the last five years please be aware that you will be required to provide an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in, if you are the preferred candidate for the post.

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