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Location: Royal High School, Bath
Job Title: Soft services Manager (Head Housekeeper)
Required from: Immediate
Contract term: Permanent
Hours: Full time (36 hours pw)
Salary: Grade 4, £25,000- £29,000 dependent on experience

The role:
We are seeking to appoint a Soft Services Manager to help deliver the School’s aims and objectives. Heading up the Housekeeping team and taking a lead on delivering soft services across the site for students, staff and visitors. This includes helping us achieve our goal of shrinking our environmental impact by effectively managing our recycling and waste removal systems, as well as optimising deliveries and events logistics across both our sites. The role will be based at our senior school site but you will also be required to work at and visit our prep school site from time to time to help deliver the School’s aims and objectives.

The successful candidate will be a qualified manager or assistant manager/supervisor with significant experience in working in Housekeeping or buildings management, you will have the ability to work well under pressure and possess exceptional organisation skills.

Experience in managing budgets as well proficiency working with software such as the Microsoft suite is essential, experience of working in an educational setting would be an advantage.

If you are an experienced housekeeping manager or a supervisor, looking for a new challenge with the ability to be flexible and are happy to ‘roll up your sleeves’ in an emergency then we would like to hear from you.

About the School:
The Royal High School Bath is a highly rewarding place to work and is part of the national network of GDST schools dedicated to leadership in girls’ education. We offer excellent facilities and resources and a warm, friendly and supportive working environment.

Join us to develop your career in a creative and innovative environment with a generous salary and benefits package. Be part of the national network of GDST schools dedicated to leadership in girls’ education.

As part of the GDST, the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Free lunches during term time
  • Access to our free BUPA Employee Assistance programme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

Any questions please contact the HR department, [email protected]

Applications must be received by Sunday 16 February 2020

Interviews date to be confirmed

The Royal High School Bath and the GDST are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Registered Charity No. 306983

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