Site Operations Supervisor

£25,000 per annum

Required for an immediate start

Bedford Modern School is an HMC Independent Co-educational Day School located on the outskirts of Bedford. Our facilities are excellent and include a separate Junior School, dedicated Sixth Form building, purpose-built Science Centre opened in 2017 and extensive sports facilities.

We are looking for a hardworking and proactive Site Operations Supervisor to support the Site Operations Manager and caretaking team with a range of admin and caretaking duties including event management and admin, portering, cleaning, security duties to ensure the day to day operations of the school are safe, maintained and carried out to a high standard. You will also deputise for the Site Operations Manager as required.

If you have the ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines plus good IT and communication skills and experience of working in a similar role then we would welcome your application. You need to also have a flexible approach to working hours, a positive attitude, and the ability to think smartly and act dynamically as no two days are the same.
In return, we can offer a competitive salary, the option to be part of a private healthcare scheme, a generous pension scheme, CPD opportunities through our membership of the Harpur Trust and free lunches (in term time).
This is a full time post, working 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday working shifts within the school site opening times of 6.30am – 10.00pm. In addition, up to 10 Saturdays per year, working by rotation to meet the needs of the school.
For an informal discussion please contact John Watts, Site Operations Manager on 01234 332500.
We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to attract staff that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.

Closing date: 11 August 2023

Interview: w/c 14 August 2023

Please note, we reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a sufficient number of suitable applicants.

Any internal candidates must apply through Employee Self Service. Please see the guide in the company news area.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The School may carry out online searches on shortlisted applicants.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions on a self-declaration form in advance of attending an interview