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Estates Manager - Full-time

Sir Roger Manwood's School, Sandwich

  • Ref:KCC886-5428-232S
  • Posted:26/01/2023
  • Pay:KR9 - (£30,485-£34,693)
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:03/02/2023 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC



Kent Range 9 (£30,485-£34693).  Plus on call allowance £900 P/A Positon within range dependent on experience

37 hours per week, year-round

To start as soon as possible


We are looking to appoint a well-qualified, creative and pro-active Estates Manager to join the team at this over-subscribed and highly successful selective school.   The right candidate must be able to manage and develop our facilities, and continue to improve and manage health and safety procedures and awareness at the School.  

The post holder shall have direct responsibility for a wide remit, including the following:

  • effective monitoring of the estate and ensuring that the Estates Team respond quickly and pro-actively to facilities issues
  • leading the management and performance of the cleaning and grounds contracts
  • effective project management of internal and external building works and maintenance programmes
  • managing the maintenance budget in line with developing a five-year programme of works


Benefits of working at Sir Roger Manwoods School Include.

28 Days Holiday –increasing to a Max of 30 days plus 8 Public Holidays.                                                       

A generous Local Government Pension Scheme, Death in Service Benefit, Cycle to Work Scheme, Annual Flu Vaccination, Reimbursement for costs of eye test and contribution towards glasses for VDU work, Access to Counselling and Wellbeing service, Staff Social Committee and fund, Policy for funding Professional Development.

For a detailed job description, person specification and application form please contact the Head’s PA, Mrs K Robinson, on head@srms.kent.sch.uk or 01304 610206. 


Closing Date:  strictly noon on Friday 3rd February 2023    

Please note that only timely applications on the official School application form will be considered.


Sir Roger Manwood’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure DBS Check.

Information about the school

Sir Roger Manwood’s School is a mixed grammar school for students aged 11-18. The school was granted Academy status on 1 March 2011. We have 1017 students in total. In September 2014, the school began an expansion from being a 4 form entry to a 5 form entry. The school is set in particularly attractive grounds and has excellent facilities.

Academic results are consistently of a very high standard. As a result we appear prominently in the national league tables. The vast majority of our Sixth Formers go on to the most competitive universities including Oxford, Cambridge, UCL, Kings and Warwick. The extra-curricular life of the school is a very striking feature of life at Manwood’s.

There is an exceptionally wide range of sporting and cultural activities which all attract high levels of participation. There are also imaginative international ties, including those with schools in Germany, China, the Gambia and India.

The school has a warm, friendly atmosphere. The care, guidance and support offered is outstanding and is much appreciated by students and parents alike. The nature of the school and creating a family ethos which helps to make the school as successful as it is.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Kellie Robinson
  • Address:Manwood Road, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 9JX
  • Telephone: (01304) 610200
  • Email: head@srms.kent.sch.uk

Fax: N/A


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.