Estates Bursar, Kent

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The Duke of York's Royal Military SchoolKent

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Start date: From September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £44,516 - £57,844 pa
Contract term: Permanent

Estates Bursar 

Co-educational Boarding School, Dover, Kent

Are you looking for a new start or a relocation to Kent? We have an exciting career opportunity in this unique and iconic setting on a 150 acre site near to the White Cliffs of Dover.    

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced individual. This role includes taking direct responsibility for the day to day delivery of all facilities and infrastructure for a 24/7 boarding school with 500+ students.  Taking full account of the needs of the School, its commercial activities, its listed buildings, together with significant interaction with all staff and the senior leadership team as well as line management responsibilities.  You will be the initial point of contact for grounds, maintenance, compliance & H&S. 

A varied role that requires excellent organisation and communication skills, the ability to problem solve and work alone, budgetary experience, good IT skills, a qualified RICS surveyor and H&S experience/qualifications are desirable.  With a proven track record of working in a similar environment and/or a project management background as well as the management of contractors and preparing tenders.   The successful candidate will be flexible and able to manage the ever changing priorities of a busy department.

Salary: DOYRMS current range (£44,516 to £57,844 per annum.  Full-time role that will require the incumbent to work to suit the business needs.  Accommodation on site may be available.  House rental charge, inc. water, is currently £450 per month with no deposit required. Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme, free lunches and excellent sports facilities. 

Closing date: 0900 hrs Wednesday 18 September Interviews: 24 September 2019 

An application form & further details about the role can be located on the School’s website , emailing  or 01304 245023/27. CVs will not be accepted 

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. Candidates must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

More about The Duke of York's Royal Military School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Dover, Kent, CT15 5EQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1304 245023
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The Duke of York’s Royal Military School is a mixed, non-denominational, state secondary boarding school with sixth form situated in Dover, Kent. It is a sponsor-led academy supported by a single-academy trust. A smaller than average secondary school...