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Director of Estates and Facilities

L1 - L8 (£42,195 - £50,151 per annum)
37 hours per week
Closing Date
Friday October 29th, 2021 9am
Interview Date
Friday 5 November 2021

The Role

Director of Estates and Facilities

Leadership Scale L1-L8

£42,195 – £50,151 per annum

Trinity Multi-Academy Trust is a forward thinking, vibrant and rapidly growing trust and our people are key to our continued growth and success.

The trust currently comprises of 10 academies, including secondary, primary and further education. We are also home to West Yorkshire Maths Hub, Trinity Institute of Education, White Rose Maths and have plans for further growth. This is an exciting time to join our trust.

We are seeking to appoint Director of Estates and Facilities to strategically lead on the estates development and facilities management across the trust. This will include:

  • development, implementation and monitoring of strategic trust-wide estates plans, including individual estate development plans for each academy.
    working with the facilities teams to manage all aspects of the trust’s academy properties including maintenance, security, health and safety and facilities management, in line with statutory and regulatory requirements.
    effective and efficient deployment of facilities teams across the trust.
    strategically supporting all refurbishment/new build projects, acting as project manager for authorised schemes, paying particular attention to regulatory requirements, timescales and value for money principles.
    acting as the Health and Safety lead, leading on H&S policies and ensuring all sites are compliant with legislation.

What we need:

  • Educated to degree level with an appropriate formal qualification in facilities management.
    Substantial experience in estates or facilities management role.
  •  Experience in project management.
  • Ability to lead a team.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to plan, prioritise, organise and delegate.

You will be based at our central offices in Halifax, however, the nature of the role requires regular travel to the trust’s academies throughout West and South Yorkshire, so it essential for the successful candidate to be able to drive and have the use of a vehicle for business use.

We welcome applications from experienced and highly skilled professionals from both the education and commercial sector.

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to work with a progressive and forward thinking, Multi Academy Trust, where you are making the difference to the lives of hundreds of young people
  • Opportunities for development and career progression
  • Range of benefits including 30 days holiday (plus bank holidays) increasing to 35 days after 5 years’ service, reduced cost health cover, cylcle to work scheme and access to the local government pension scheme.

Candidates must be fully committed to optimising the opportunities that are available to children and young people in our academies, secure in the knowledge that you will be key in the long term development of an ambitious and forward-thinking trust.

Closing date for applications: 9am Friday 29 October 2021

Interviews: Friday 5 November 2021

Trinity Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are made subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer and want our staff profile to reflect the community we serve.