About St James Schools
Founded in 1975 with the aim of providing a complete education for boys and girls from the age of 4 -18. The three St James Schools are based in London and Surrey. The Junior School and Senior Girls’ School are centrally located together in West London, close to Hammersmith and Kensington Olympia. The Senior Boys’ School is located in a 32 acre site in Ashford, Surrey. Together, St James Schools offer a distinctive approach to education; they aim to provide an environment in which a pupil can discover all that is best within his or her own nature.
We are seeking an Assistant Bursar – Estates reporting directly to the Bursar, this role will lead on the day to day operational management across our three schools. You will lead the Estate Services team in the strategic direction and implementation of best practices. Taking responsibility for health and safety management across the sites and all in-house services including all aspects of estates maintenance, security, cleaning, post and portering. The postholder will be accountable for developing and delivering customer focused, exceptional service standards; delivering safe and secure buildings for all users all year round.
The successful candidate will have extensive experience in leading in-house operational teams. The opportunity will suit professionals, who can generate new ideas and possess strong communication and interpersonal skills. This role will provide the post holder with freedom to manage and implement a range of diverse and complex projects. Strong leadership and team management ability is essential with demonstrable expertise in motivating and mentoring staff. This would suit someone with experience within an educational environment or from a facilities management background.
How to apply
For further information or a confidential discussion please contact Hayley Mintern email@example.com at The Management Recruitment Group or alternatively 020 8892 0115. The Management Recruitment Group (MRG) has been exclusively retained for this appointment. All direct and third party applications will be forwarded to MRG.