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Estates and Facilities Manager

Education - School

School Support Staff

Northmoor Academy

The Harmony Trust 


Estates & Facilities Manager (Grade 10 £41,846 - £44,697)
Job Ref:  G10/OL-24209

Full time / full year – flexible working considered

The Board of Trustees wish to appoint an enthusiastic Estates & Facilities Manager. We are looking for a highly motivated candidate to become part of our trust central team. The postholder will initially be located at Northmoor Academy, Alderson St, Oldham, OL9 6AQ or Alvaston Junior Academy, Elvaston Lane, Derby, DE24 0PU (dependant on preferred location), but will be expected to travel across  the Trust’s portfolio of academies on a regular basis (i.e weekly), for which a casual car user allowance will be paid.

The Harmony Trust was established in February 2014 and currently has 12 schools (5 in Oldham and 7 in Derby) under the trust umbrella, this brings with it exciting opportunities for career progression and development for existing and future employees. The Harmony Trust has high expectations of our pupils and staff. We have an excellent reputation and are innovative in our aim for educational excellence.

The successful candidate will

  • have a high standard of education up to degree level in building, construction or facilities management related subject
  • be able to effectively manage & develop a portfolio of sites across the Trusts estate
  • have experience of developing Asset Management Plans and conducting Stock Condition Surveys which align to financial strategy
  • excellent ICT skills and be able to utilise a number of different packages
  • have the experience & ability to produce specifications, procure and manage projects to completion
  • be able to prioritise work and respond to the needs of the trust. 


We can offer you

  • the opportunity to be part of our growing team
  • friendly and supportive staff, pupils, parents and Trustees
  • a commitment to high quality professional development,
  • opportunity for future career development & progression  
  • and most importantly
  • the opportunity to help create an environment where our children believe, achieve and succeed.

The Harmony Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all our staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Please return forms via email to : or by post to HR Services, Northmoor Academy, Alderson St, Oldham, OL9 6AQ by Friday 25th January 2019 5pm.

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application deadline

5 00 pm

25th Jan 2019

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