Facilities and Safety Manager
Leighton Park School
Facilities and Safety Manager Full time, 37 hours per week
Leighton Park School is a co-educational boarding and day school set in over sixty acres of beautiful parkland near to the heart of Reading. We aim to appoint candidates who will enjoy working within our community which is guided by Quaker values but open to everyone.
Working directly to the Bursar, the Facilities and Safety Manager's principal role is as the school's Health and Safety Adviser. The successful candidate will advise the Estates Manager on premises H&S and play a leading role in all aspects of operational H&S. When working as the Facilities Manager he/she will have a range of responsibilities from procurement and utilities to security and accommodation.
The ideal candidate will have proven Health and Safety experience preferably gained, although not essential, within the education sector and will ideally hold or be working towards a NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent. You should be a good communicator with a confident and approachable manner who is organised and works well under pressure. The successful applicant will have strong interpersonal and administrative skills which will include a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, in particular Excel and Word. You must possess a welcoming yet professional manner, be flexible and capable of working independently, whilst demonstrating a high level of confidentiality at all times. The successful applicant will enjoy being part of a hard-working team which makes a significant contribution to Leighton Park.
To apply, please complete an application form which can be found on our website or by emailing and send together with a covering letter to. If you require further information, please call Rachel Pither on 0118 987 9600.
Leighton Park School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, therefore the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.
Closing date for this post is: 16th August 2013
Job Type : Permanent
Location : Berkshire
Salary : neg
Date Advertised : 18 Jul 2013
Sorry, this position is no longer available.
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