Estates Officer (Accommodated)

Estates Officer (Accommodated)

We are seeking to appoint an Estates Officer who will join the team with subsidised on-site accommodation and so will be the main team contact for emergencies, alarm call-outs and out of hours call-outs on nights and weekends. They will also support Estates team members to complete planned maintenance, emergency repairs, caretaking, security, event set-ups, and property upkeep during School hours.

The successful individual will have basic general maintenance skills but a qualification in a specific trade for example plumbing, electrical or carpentry would be advantageous. The post holder will be expected to use their own initiative and coordinate with other team members to ensure that routine and non-routine tasks are carried out and resolved with a timely can-do approach.

Candidates must also demonstrate good communication and organisational skills and be comfortable liaising with staff, pupils, parents, contractors and other third party users of the School’s buildings and facilities. The successful candidate must possess a valid, clean driving licence.

Salary: c£22,000 p.a., depending on skills and experience, plus subsidised accommodation

This is a permanent, full-time (40 hours/week), year-round position

Weekly hours are on a shift rota basis from Monday – Friday plus every third Saturday, with some out-of-hours working required

The School’s benefits include:

  • Complimentary lunch during term-time
  • Fees remission for children of staff
  • Use of the School’s Sports Centre (including swimming pool) at designated times
  • Discount membership to Harrow School’s Golf Club
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Commitment to professional development

For further information and to apply please refer to the job description, person specification and application forms at the bottom of the page.


Completed applications should be returned to recruitment.support@johnlyon.org

Please be aware that CVs alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: 12:00pm on Friday 24th June 2022.

Applications will be assessed in order of receipt and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received. Please apply as soon as possible.


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. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

As a provider of employment and education, we value the diversity of our staff and students. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.