Facilities and Operations Manager

  • Surrey
  • Claremont Fan Court School
  • Competitive
  • Full-time

The role of facilities and operations manager is an exciting new role, and we are looking for a strong leader who is reliable, hardworking, proactive, and able to lead a busy team efficiently and effectively. 

As a leader of a large team responsible for the delivery of high-quality estate and facilities operations, this role includes managing logistics to supporting day-to-day school operations and events. There will be planned, preventative and reactive maintenance of buildings, grounds, vehicles, plant and equipment across the site.

Every day is different, and the successful candidate will be highly motivated with strong organisational and time management skills and an excellent knowledge and understanding of health and safety regulations and their application in the workplace. They will be a able to lead and motivate a diverse team to complete tasks to the highest level.

This role is supported in the day-to-day running of the school by the caretaking, maintenance, facilities, grounds, housekeeping and administration teams.

We offer a competitive salary and all the benefits of working in a thriving independent school including generous contributory pension, life assurance, onsite parking and a cycle to work scheme.

Further details and how to apply can be found under the ‘working at Claremont’ link on our website at www.claremontfancourt.co.uk

Closing date: 9.00am Wednesday 17 July 2024

Interviews: week commencing 22 July 2024

We are an equal opportunities employer and are seeking applications from suitable candidates from all backgrounds. We are fully committed to creating and sustaining a positive and supportive working environment free from discrimination where staff feel valued and respected. We value individuality and diversity and believe in equal opportunity for everyone, irrespective of age, disability, gender identity, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background.

Claremont Fan Court School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). All staff at the school share responsibility for safeguarding and you will be required to undergo appropriate safeguarding training.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the school is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

Further Information


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Claremont Fan Court School

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Claremont Drive, Esher, KT10 9LY

  • 588 Day Boys (2.5-18)
  • 574 Day Girls (2.5-18)

01372 467841 www.claremontfancourt.co.uk

Closing Date: 17 July 2024