St John Vianney RC School, Rye Bank Road, Firswood, Stretford, Manchester M16 0EX

Employer: St John Vianney RC School

Salary: NJC Scale PO 2/3; Pts 31-33 £39 186 - £41 418 (dependent on skills and experience)

Hours: 36.25 hours per week. Full time including during school closure periods. 25/30 day’s holiday per year (depending on length of continuous service).

Closing: 12:00 noon, Monday 3rd June 2024

The Governors of this Roman Catholic day school for pupils with autism, learning difficulties and complex needs are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, ambitious and committed Estates Manager who will join the school team at a very exciting stage of its journey. The School is part way through a 5-year, new School Building Project and this provides a fantastic opportunity for a suitably experienced and skilled Estates Manager, with a proven record of success. The position provides excellent opportunities for further career progression.

The successful candidate will be:

  • An excellent Estates Manager with the ability to inspire and develop a high-quality learning environment for the school community.
  • An Estates Manager who is skilled and experienced in facilities management and in leading others.
  • An Estates Manager with a clear understanding of the provision of outstanding safeguarding and health and safety activity.
  • A Manager with the vision and commitment to providing outstanding buildings, facilities and resources for the SEND community.
  • Able to work as part of a team and to inspire others.
  • Committed to sustaining and further developing the school and its Catholic ethos.

We will offer you:

  • A creative and inclusive school committed to improving the lives of children & young people.
  • An opportunity to shape the future of the school through the development of our new build project.
  • A supportive and friendly environment.
  • The opportunity to work in partnership with the other staff members in developing the learning culture of the school.
  • An ambitious, dedicated and hardworking team, consistently supporting the school on its journey to outstanding.
  • A Governing Body who is supportive and passionate about achieving the highest standards in all areas and who are committed to the professional development of the staff.

To download an application pack and for more information about our school please visit our website:

Please send completed applications to Lorna Hamilton via email:

St John Vianney School and The Diocese of Salford is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All post holders are subject to enhanced DBS checks and Disqualification Declaration.