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Estates Facilities Officer - Mowbray Education Trust

Close: Sunday 12th February 2023 

Estates Facilities Officer



The Mowbray Education Trust (MET) is a multi-academy trust currently educating around 2,500 children from the age of 2 to 16 in the town of Melton Mowbray and surrounding villages in the Borough of Melton.  The MET currently has one secondary school, five primary schools and one pre-school with potential numerical and geographical growth in the future.


Melton Mowbray is a rural market town in Leicestershire which is easily commutable from Grantham, Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham and Oakham.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Trust Facilities Operations Officer to join the Estates Team.   The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate good practical and organisational skills, a positive work ethic and knowledge of Health and Safety procedures and legislation.    It is important that you are self-motivated and can support other team members and all schools within Mowbray Education Trust (MET).


You will be required to work 37 hours per week including some evenings and weekends all year round.

You will have GCSE English and Maths at Grade 4 (C) or above and have good communication and problem-solving skills.

The role of Trust Facilities Operations Officer will involve working across several different areas including:

  • Ensuring the estate remains compliant with legislation.
  • Ensuring the estate remains in a good state of repair, particularly in terms of structure, fabric and finishes.
  • Ensuring the estate is secure and safe for staff, pupils and visitors.
  • Monitoring the Estates Inbox and reacting to any maintenance requests.

About you

Excellent interpersonal skills and physical fitness, attention to detail and a ‘can do’ approach is key to delivering the requirements of this challenging and rewarding, customer focussed role.   You will need to have a full driving licence, good IT skills and a flexible approach to your working hours.



Further information


The remuneration package includes a competitive salary, contributory public-sector pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement:


  • Actual Salary £24,501 - £26,850 per annum
  • Local Government Pension Scheme membership
  • 31 days’ annual leave per year including public holidays


Application deadline – Midnight, 12th February 2023

Start date – as soon as possible.

For an informal chat please contact Paul Maddox, Chief Operating Officer on: [email protected]

To apply for this role, please send your completed application form and the completed Equal Opportunities form to [email protected]  

Mowbray Education Trust reserves the right to close adverts early if sufficient applications are received.

 All roles are subject to full pre-employment safeguarding checks, including an Enhanced DBS with Barred List check.