Estates Manager in Somerset

Estates Manager, Somerset

Exciting new opportunity! Do you have experience in estates and facilities management within the public sector?

CAT is seeking to appoint an Estates Manager to lead and support our family of academies and site management teams in operating the school sites securely and cost-effectively, and in delivering a clean, safe, sound and secure working and learning environment for staff, pupils, parents and community users.

This is a new role and offers an exciting opportunity for someone with experience in estates and facilities management within the public sector. The successful candidate should be able to provide evidence of managing large capital projects and an understanding of the priority to safeguard staff and students, and an appreciation of how safe buildings and settings support this priority.

The Estates Manager will be based in one of our academies in Bridgwater but would be expected to travel to CAT premises in Somerset and to other CAT premises on an occasional basis.

  • Salary: £36,379-£40,057 (Grade 8 SCP grade 41-45)
  • Closing date: Noon on Monday 27th February 2017
  • Interviews: w/c 6th March 2017
  • Start date: 18th April 2017
  • Location: Bridgwater, Somerset
  • For further information please contact Maggie McConnell (Operations Officer) on 01376 565417 or

    For an informal conversation about the role please contact Jo Olley (Chief Finance Officer) on 01376 565416 or

    How to apply:

    Click here to apply online at eTeach and complete the supporting statement outlining your relevant experience and suitability for the role by noon on Monday 27th February.

    Click here to download the job description and person specification.

    Click here to download our prospectus

    The Collaborative Academies Trust (CAT) is a growing multi-academy trust for primary, secondary and special schools, and currently works in three geographical regions: the South West, based in Somerset; the East Midlands, based in Northampton; and close to the Essex head office in Coggeshall nr Colchester.

    Safeguarding Recruitment Statement
    CAT and Priorswood Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

    Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and references.
    Proof of all qualifications will be required prior to an appointment being offered.

    CAT is an equal opportunities employer.