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Assistant Estates Manager

Job Title: Assistant Estates Manager
Job Reference No:
Responsible to: 
Estates Manager
Hours per week:
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Circa £25,000 per annum, dependent on experience and qualifications
Closing date: 
Midnight on 28 March 2019

Taunton School is just over 170 years old. It is an Independent School for over 1,100 boys and girls, aged from 0 to 18 years with approximately 400 boarders. We aim to challenge, inspire and nurture young people to succeed in a global community.

We are recruiting for an Assistant Estates Manager who will be responsible for providing the Estates Department with a comprehensive service in relation to drawing, surveys and regulatory compliance.

The successful candidate will have previous experience using AutoCAD or similar, excellent communication skills and have a background in Building Surveying, Project Manager, Architecture or general construction.

Our School ethos is of a shared responsibility and positive contribution from all to the life and work of this busy six-day-a-week boarding and day community. This is what makes Taunton School such a thriving, energetic and well-rounded Independent School. We offer a competitive package and an outstanding environment in which to work.


  • Meals provided when the dining room is open;

  • Free parking on site;

  • Eligibility for contributory money purchase pension scheme;

  • Discounted membership of the Taunton School Sports Club;

  • Contributory Health Scheme

Application details: Please complete and submit a Taunton School application form and equal opportunities monitoring form accompanied with a covering letter to tsrecruit@tauntonschool.co.uk. Alternatively, applications can be posted to the HR Department at the main School address. Please note CVs alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for receipt of applications is midnight on 28th March 2019

Download the Taunton School application form in MS Word format here
Download the equal opportunities monitoring form in MS Word format here
Download the job description in MS Word format here

Taunton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The offer of employment will be subject to a number of pre-employment checks including ID and Right to Work in the UK, satisfactory references and a successful enhanced DBS check. Taunton School is an equal opportunities employer and sets out to be caring and reasonable in its approach to all staff; it values its staff and has been accredited with the Investors in People gold standard.