Head of Maintenance
Permanent; Full Time
Closing Date: Friday 15 August 2021
Salary: (Competitive) + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Haileybury is an outstanding British independent co-educational boarding school, offering modern boarding and day provision for 875 boys and girls aged 11-18. Established in 1862, we are situated on a glorious and historic 500-acre campus in Hertfordshire, just 20 miles north of London.
The Head of Maintenance is a senior member of the College staff with expertise and proven commercial experience at senior management level in running and maintaining effectively and efficiently key operational functions and facilities. You will be required to supply a first class service to the Haileybury client group, including, teaching staff, support staff, pupils, members of the public and outside lettings.
To do this successfully, you will provide effective management skills and commercial awareness at both strategic and operational level and will ensure that you are fully aware of developments within the allocated areas of responsibility, including local competitors and other Independent schools.
The nature of a 24hr a day, 7 days per week boarding school requires staff to work flexibly. The College buildings and grounds are used by pupils at weekends which are also the time most parents visit the School. As a result, in addition to these core working hours, the job holder will be required to work reasonable additional hours as are necessary for the proper performance of their role. This will include working early mornings, evenings and weekends.
To apply for the above position, please complete the enclosed Application Form, with reference to the Job Description and stating your salary expectations, and return it to HR@haileybury.com
Applicants should be aware that we cannot consider an application unless the specified application form has been filled in completely. Please be aware that your application form should include your full employment history and any previous employer may be approached by the School. Incomplete application forms may be returned.
Haileybury is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants for the above post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers, prohibition checks and a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service. Any employment offer will be subject to the successful completion of these background screening checks. Our policy statement on the recruitment of ex-offenders is enclosed.