Soft Services Manager (Head Housekeeper)

Closes 04.10.2020

Salary GDST Grade 4, £25,000- £29,000 dependent on experience

Location Royal High School Bath
Contract term Permanent
Hours Full-time

We are seeking to appoint a Soft Services Manager to lead the housekeeping team and deliver the soft services across the Senior and Prep Schools for students, staff and visitors. This includes managing our recycling and waste removal systems to help shrink our environmental impact, and optimising deliveries and events logistics across both 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 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' when things are busy then we would like to hear from you.

About the School:
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 email

Applications must be received by 4 October 2020

Interviews dates: 8-12 October 2020

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.
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