Assistant Estates Manager

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SALARY: £22,773 – £25,002

JOB TYPE: Permanent 


LOCATION: Thomas Alleyne Academy, Stevenage 

Closing date: 3rd October 2022



To provide efficient and effective support to the Estates Manager at The Thomas Alleyne Academy. The role will involve working on your own areas of responsibility and projects in addition to general caretaking duties.


  • LGPS pension scheme
  • For a full outline of benefits, click here


  • Previous proven experience in a similar environment
  • Experience of leading a team.
  • Excellent organisational, time management, team working, and prioritisation skills.
  • Knowledge and experience of Building Maintenance
  • Proven experience of health and safety matters.
  • Computer literate and proficient in using online systems.
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekend when needed
  • Proven experience in lone working and problem solving
  • A highly motivated individual with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • A full driving licence
  • A good level of spoken English


  • Deputise for the Estates Manager in relation to estates matters, and undertake any additional tasks as may be required to support them in their role.
  • Perform essential caretaking duties as required, working with the other members of the estates team to ensure that regular roles and duties are carried out in a diligent and professional manner.
  • Assist the Estates Manager with coordinating the maintenance needs of the site.
  • Assist with preparing purchase orders and chasing up invoices and payment in accordance with agreed timescales.
  • Be fully conversant in the opening, closing and operation of the site.
  • Keep and manage an effective log of all building maintenance issues on allocated sites, escalating repeat issues as necessary.
  • Ensure that the site is safe, in times of seasonal weather, and of outstanding appearance, and that all internal and external areas are well maintained.
  • Contribute positively and proactively to cost-reduction initiatives.
  • Deputise for the Estates Manager during the evacuation of buildings if required.
  • Support whole-school activities such as open evenings/days, internal & external events by working with stakeholders to provide outstanding results.
  • Manage and liaise with all external lettings contacts.
  • To comply with the requirements of Health and Safety, other relevant legislation and academy policies.
  • To understand and comply with the Group equal opportunities policy.
  • To carry out any other reasonable duties within the overall function of the job.



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    The Hart Learning Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, as our posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. It is also an offence to apply for a role if you have been barred from working with children, young people and vulnerable adults. If you have been shortlisted for a role and are within the guidelines of KCSIE, an online search will be carried out to identify any incidents or issues that have happened and are publicly available online. If any incidents or issues are identified, the Group might want to explore these with you at the interview. As part of the recruitment process, you will need to provide proof of their right to work in the UK.

    Details of our Safeguarding policy can be found in this link – Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

    To view our fair recruitment forms, please click here for equality and diversity declaration.

    Please note these vacancies may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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    Hafssa Izma - Child Development Studies and Health & Social Care Tutor