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Facilities and Estates Manager

Posted: 09/11/2022


Owlcotes Multi-Academy Trust is seeking a Facilities and Estates Manager – This is a strategic role in the Owlcotes Multi-Academy Trust.

Owlcotes MAT was formed in February 2018. There are currently four primary schools in our Trust: Pudsey Primrose Hill Primary School, Pudsey Waterloo Primary School, Calverley Parkside Primary School and Armley Park Primary School, with further schools joining us during this academic year.


Since formation, Owlcotes MAT has specialised in developing effective collaboration within its family of schools, providing school-to-school support and creating a multi-academy trust focused on developing close, supportive and lasting partnerships.


We are now at the next stage of development and expansion and we are seeking a highly motivated, creative and innovative person to provide facilities and estates management to enable us to develop and fully implement the Owlcotes Strategic Plan.


The successful candidate will work closely with the Trust Central Team, school Headteachers and site staff. You will take a lead role on Health and Safety across the Trust, you will also have management responsibilities for Every, which is the software that drives compliance across our schools.

Ideally, you will have experience of facilities or site management in an educational and/or a multi-site environment, but more importantly you will have the Health and Safety knowledge and awareness, a keen interest in schools, experience in managing small projects, and the flexibility and determination to make a real difference to our Trust.


Your remit will include:

  • Managing the Trust's estates including premises improvements;
  • Ensuring health, safety and security, in line with best practice;
  • Support the Trust Central Team in procurement and monitoring of premises-based contracts;
  • Project management of school refurbishment and small building improvement work.


Owlcotes Multi-Academy Trust can offer:

  • Excellent working conditions;
  • A strong and supportive staff team;
  • Training and professional development opportunities;
  • Career progression;
  • West Yorkshire Pension Scheme.


The ideal candidate is a committed team member with excellent organisational skills – with the ability to work independently, manage time effectively and prioritise workload with high levels of drive and resilience.

Adverts and job descriptions can never provide the full information to candidates, so visits to Owlcotes MAT to meet the Central Team and further discuss this unique and exciting role are encouraged. Visits can be arranged at various times during the weeks commencing 14th November 2022 and 21st November 2022. To arrange a visit, or for an informal discussion about the role, please contact Mr Joe Wilson:

Successful applicants will undergo an enhanced DBS check prior to employment and will abide by Owlcotes Multi-Academy Trust’s policies and procedures.


The deadline for applications for this role is Friday 25th November 2022 at 9.00am.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please see the job description and application form attached to this advert. Please submit completed application forms to:

Calverley Parkside Primary School


Calverley Parkside Primary School are seeking a Class Teacher in Year 1 for a January 2023 start. This is a full time, fixed term post to cover maternity leave in the first instance. 


Calverley Parkside are looking for a highly motivated, innovative and enthusiastic teacher to join our friendly and aspirational school. The ideal candidate would be a strong, experienced classroom practitioner who shares the school's ethos and values and has good experience in Year 1 settings. The successful applicant will work as part of an experienced and talented team of teachers and support staff.


The successful applicant will:

  • Be committed to putting children at the centre of their practice;
  • Be an experienced and strong classroom practitioner;
  • Be positive, motivated and enthusiastic;
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Have high expectations of attainment and behaviour;
  • Be highly organised and well-prepared;
  • Be committed to promoting children's individuality. 


Click here for more information about this role and how to apply.

Armley Park Primary School


Armley Park Primary School has a vacancy for an Administration Assistant, 25 hours per week Monday – Friday, term-time only.


This is a permanent role and requires the ideal candidate to be organised, personable, and comfortable working in a busy school environment. As an Administration Assistant, you will be the first point of contact for pupils, school staff, parents/carers, and other members of the school community.


We are seeking candidates who are:

  • Enthusiastic about this exciting challenge.
  • Patient, calm and loves working with people and children.
  • Hardworking, reliable and flexible.
  • Able to communicate well with others and work well as part of a team.
  • Committed to continuing their professional development.


Armley Park can offer:

  • A supportive staff team who work well to ensure the best outcomes for pupils.
  • A commitment to your professional development with a range of opportunities to further your career, including a close working partnership with schools across the trust to further support professional development.


This post will suit candidates who are highly motivated and have the best outcomes for children at heart. The successful candidate will be joining a like-minded and friendly school team.


Click here for more information about this role and how to apply.