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Property Advisor

  • Salary range - £35,000-£45,000
  • Full time 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
  • Closing Date: 12 noon Thursday 16 February 
  • Interview Date: Thursday 23 February 


The Role

Working within the central trust team, the Property Advisor will possess a ‘customer’-centric approach, supporting schools within the MAT in the development and management of school premises. This newly-created role will have the ability to influence decision making in schools, providing an opportunity to be instrumental in the delivery of high-quality learning environments for teachers and pupils that are both safe and sustainable.

This is a full-time permanent role, reporting to the trust Buildings Officer. The role is based at the Diocesan Office in Ipswich but with a good deal of travel amongst the schools. A degree of hybrid working is expected.

Key Responsibilities

  • monitor the condition of schools
  • manage maintenance works and capital projects
  • develop relationships with approved contractors
  • support schools to manage safe, compliant and suitable premises
  • report on school and estate level maintenance requirements

Required Skills and Experience

The post-holder will have experience in the specification, design and management of building works in non-domestic premises. They will be used to managing the relationship between contractor, technical advisors and end-user.

  • Experience of construction project management
  • Excellent interpersonal and team working skills
  • Initiative and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to travel regularly throughout Suffolk


What can you expect from us?

  • Salary range of £35,000-£45,000, dependent on qualifications and experience
  • Pension scheme membership
  • Support from a talented and committed central trust team, Headteachers, School Business Managers and board of Directors

 Job description and person specification, please cliick here 

Application form, please click here 

Application guidance notes, please click here 

Finance Assistant

Finance Assistant

  • Salary range £21,189 to £24,054 Grade 3 (SCP 4-9)
  • Full time 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
  • Closing Date: 2pm Tuesday 24 January 2023
  • Interviews will take place on Friday 27 January 2023 in Ipswich.
  • Permanent

Do you excel in a collaborative working environment?

Are you comfortable working on multiple projects simultaneously ensuring deadlines are met?

Are you confident working with financial accounting software and systems?

Do you have experience working with school finances?

Do you have a high level of attention to detail?

If so, this could be the role just for you.

We are looking for a Finance Assistant to join our proactive and supportive central team at St Edmundsbury and Ipswich Diocesan Multi Academy Trust (MAT). The MAT currently has 21 schools and seeks a Finance Assistant to help us provide financial management support to our schools and to our directors. As well as undertaking financial procedures, recording financial transactions and providing support, the role involves liaison with school business managers, headteachers and suppliers. The role is office based in Ipswich town centre.

Benefits of joining us include:

  • Local Government conditions of service including the Local Government pension scheme
  • opportunities of working in a growing organisation
  • friendly and supportive team
  • opportunities to develop new skills

For the job description and person specification, please cliick here 

For the application form, please click here 

For the application guidance notes, please click here 


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