Trust Estates and IT Manager

Canonium Learning Trust, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC0-22S Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: LG Scale 8 (points 25-28)
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 07/07/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: To be confirmed, week commencing 8th July  

Job Description

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As the Estates & IT Manager for Canonium Learning Trust, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the satrategic managment of the Trust's properties, fostering a safe, efficient, and conducive learning environment. Your responsibilities will span a wide spectrum, encompassing asset and contract management, health and safety compliance, and strategic planning initiatives.

You will collaborate closeley with headteachers to provide essential support in the line management of local premises and catering teams, fostering continual improvement to uphold high standards and enhance services. Through this collaborative effort, you will directly impact the quality of education and the overall well-being of our pupils.

Furthermore, your role extends to managing key relationships with external providers, inclusing the IT Managed Servie Provider (MSP), Cleaning Contractors, and Catering Providers. It will be your responsibility to ensure that all service level agreements (SLAs) are met, maintaining seamless operations and delvivering quality services that align with our educational mission.

Actual salary - £33,945 - £36,648


Oursupport staff benefit from National Local Government Terms and Conditions (The NJC Green Book) and will be eligible for a local government pension scheme. Along with all school staff, the successful candidate will be eligible to benefit from a wide variety of discounts and benefits aimed at teachers and support staff working in schools.

Information about the School

Canonium Learning Trust is a charitable educational trust made up of a family of six primary schools in Essex.

It is our purpose to provide every child with the best possible education whilst nurturing their potential and enthusiasm for learning so children leave our schools equipped to tackle future challenges and make positive contributions to society.

Our purpose is underpinned by three principles that explain how our schools work together in partnership.

Opportunity Our commitment to Opportunity ensures that we work smartly, making the most of every opportunity to provide our pupils with an outstanding, inclusive, and well-rounded educational experience. Collaboration and continuous professional development are key to achieving this goal.

Challenge We prioritise Challenge, striking the right balance between autonomy and consistency. Our focus on teaching and learning, combined with a culture of learning among our staff, allows us to continually improve and provide feedback to ensure our pupils' progress.

Integrity Integrity is at the heart of our approach. We set high standards for ourselves and our staff, role modelling fairness, respect, and effective communication. We have the courage to do the right thing, resist excuses, and treat others with fairness and respect. We take responsibility and accountability for all our actions.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

HR Officer
c/o Kelvedon St Mary's Primary Academy
Docwra Road
Kelvedon, Colchester
Essex, CO5 9DS
Telephone: 01376 570411