Domestic Operations Manager, Hampshire

Expiring soon

Bedales SchoolHampshire

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £31,926 to £33,798 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Our school is a unique educational establishment, set in the beautiful Hampshire countryside. Our aim is to create an environment where questioning, divergent thinking and freedom to learn from mistakes are all encouraged. Central to our success is the sense that each person is a member of our community whose voice is entitled to be heard and treated with respect. Both our staff and students expect of each other the best kind of relationships – co-operative, authentic and trustful.

To succeed in this position, you should be keen to play a full and inclusive role in the life of our busy boarding community and be able to contribute to the development of our innovative school.

The Domestic Operations Manager will take the lead role in the provision of an efficient, pro-active and effective domestic, portering and security management service, adopting a professional, welcoming and helpful, customer-focused approach to the role.  You will also be required to appoint and supervise contractors to support the provision of domestic services.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience in a comparable role gained within a large service organisation or school.  You will be a highly experienced people manager and capable of managing a large diverse team, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively with others in a demanding service environment.

The hours of work will be 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday.


Our benefits include onsite parking, free school lunches during term-time, life assurance, pension and personal accident cover.

For further information and to apply, please visit:  

Closing date: Monday 21 October 2019 at 9:00am

Interview date: Tuesday 29 October 2019

Recruitment and advertising agency support not required for this vacancy.

Bedales is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All teaching posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all successful applicants will undergo safeguarding screening including an enhanced DBS and Barred List check from the Disclosure and Barring Service and a Prohibition from Teaching Check.

More about Bedales School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 13 - 18 years
Address: Church Road, Steep, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU32 2DG, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1730 300100
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Bedales School is an independent, co-educational, selective, day and boarding school for children aged 13-18. It is situated in Petersfield in Hampshire and there are 460 pupils on its roll. There are admission fees and scholarships and bursaries are...