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Estates and Operations Director

Clifton High SchoolBristol, City of

Required from April 2021 

£41,000-55,000, depending on experience

We are looking to appoint an experienced and dynamic Estates and Operations Director. This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward-thinking team to help lead the School through the next stage of its development. The School is situated on a beautiful Bristol site with a range of buildings and facilities, and large open spaces. If you are passionate about the prospect of using your experience to help our school to achieve its ambitious aims, then we are looking for candidates like you.  

One of our current projects is to create a new environment for our Sixth Form; a combination of converting a pre-existing building and developing the site further. The successful candidate will play a key role in delivering this project, which is just one of many ways we are planning to improve our school site.  

The Estates and Operations Director will ensure the day to day operational running of the School, as well as the management and strategic direction of estates and facilities management, operational business governance, compliance and assurance, data (GDPR) and health and safety. Experience of estates management and health and safety, together with proven success in project management are highly sought. The ability to lead and work in a team is vital, as is experience of managing a small to medium team.  

Clifton High School is an academically selective, co-educational, independent day school for 570 pupils aged 3-18 years. We deliver an education underpinned by a strong pastoral and family ethos, valuing individuality and positively celebrating diversity and inclusion at every area of the school. 

Further details can be found on our website. Completed application forms should be acc ompanied by a covering letter of application to the Head of School, Mr Matthew Bennett and emailed to

Closing date for applications: 9am Tuesday 19th January 2021

Interviews to be held week commencing: 8th February 2021

Clifton High School is committed to safeguarding children and young people and expects all staff, visitors and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.


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