Facilities Manager – Uppingham Careers

Facilities Manager

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Job details

Contract hours: Full time
Basis: Permanent
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000
Location: Uppingham
Closing date: 5 September 2023, 12:00 pm


Maidwell Hall, a member of the Uppingham group of schools, has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Facilities Manager to play a key role in the school’s plans for further growth and development.

The role offers the chance to apply your leadership skills to oversee Maidwell Hall’s operational facilities and lead our catering, cleaning, maintenance, grounds and transport staff.

You will develop the quality and efficiency of our facilities and will maintain responsibility for contractors, transport, commercial lettings, Health & Safety and statutory compliance, drawing on the extensive resources of the Uppingham group to help fulfil your responsibilities.

About you

You will be a well-qualified individual, with a HNC/D or degree in a related discipline, as well as an IOSH Managing Safely qualification and membership of a relevant professional body, such as the IWFM, CIPS and CMI.

Previous experience of facilities, property management and catering is essential, ideally within the education sector. You will also possess strong team leadership skills and experience.

Project and contract management skills will also be beneficial for success in this role, including experience of supervising and monitoring contractors.


As part of the Uppingham group of schools, Maidwell Hall can offer you:

  • 50% contribution to premiums for School’s private health scheme
  • Death in service cover with a lump sum of three times annual salary
  • Free membership of dual-use Sports Centre (£25 annual admin fee)
  • Free staff lunches in term-time
  • School fee day place discount for children of staff
  • Retail and restaurant discounts, via third-party platform
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free annual ‘flu jabs
  • Westfield health care package
  • Recognised as a “Disability Confident” employer
  • Recognised as a “Mindful” employer

Facilities Manager – Candidate Information Pack

Uppingham School is 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.

All positions at the School are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, therefore ALL convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings (including those which would normally be considered ‘spent’ under the Act) MUST be declared, subject to the DBS filtering rules. All information given will be treated as confidential and each case will be taken on its merits. Failure to disclose this information may result in the withdrawal of an offer of employment or immediate termination of employment.

Uppingham School is an equal opportunities employer.

Working at Uppingham

Uppingham is a vibrant, stimulating, energetic and forward-looking school. Our community is made up of talented people offering a diverse range of experiences. We welcome applications from candidates who are both experienced and new to working within the independent education sector.