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Estates Manager - Full-time

Lightyear Federation

  • Ref:KCC-F91-22-S
  • Posted:05/06/2023
  • Pay:KR8 £28,598-£32,333
  • Start Date:August 2023
  • App Close Date:04/07/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Thursday 6th July


Our recently formed Lightyear Federation, combining Repton Manor and Greatstone Primary School, are seeking a skilled and dedicated individual to take on the new role of our first ever Estates Manager. 

You will be responsible for the security, caretaking and general maintenance needs of the premises to ensure the schools are safe and secure environments for pupils, teachers and visitors and presented to a high standard.

You will need excellent interpersonal skills and a caring nature towards children of all ages. You will play a very significant role in the lives of both our schools - our children, their families, our staff and the communities.

The Estates Manager will strategically plan for the development of both school sites, considering the short, medium- and long-term provision. They will lead two school teams of cleaners and a part time caretaker at each school when recruited, forming the Lightyear site team.

The Estates Manager will be integral to both school communities and will often be a hero and problem solver for the children and staff. Whilst both schools are quite diverse, we share the same values - Caring, Dreaming, Thinking Bigger.

Please contact Vikki Reeves (Business Director) bd@lightyear.kent.sch.uk or Matt Rawling (Executive Headteacher) exechead@lightyear.kent.sch.uk to arrange a tour of the schools and discuss the role further. Candidates must be available for interview Thursday 6th July. 

Information about the federation

Lightyear Federation - Caring, Dreaming, Thinking Bigger - Lightyear Federation is made up from two foundation Primary Schools, Greatstone Primary School and Repton Manor Primary School. Our Federation believes in maintaining the unique character of both schools, reflecting the communities which they serve, whilst benefitting from collaborative skills, expertise and joint staff development. Our dedicated staff and governors offer our children and families exciting learning and development opportunities and we grow our schools with one shared vision as a family. Nurture is central to all we do and we believe that children must feel safe, happy and confident to achieve their best.

Job Contact Information

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  • Address:Repton Ave,
    TN23 3RX
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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.