Estates Operative

The Queen’s School is currently looking to appoint an Estates Operative to join our existing Estates team.  The successful candidate will be part of a team responsible for carrying out caretaking duties and maintenance of the school buildings and grounds.

Essential Requirements

  • A clean and valid UK driving licence
  • An ability and willingness to learn new processes, and a desire to succeed as part of a team.


Hours of Work

This is a full-time permanent position working 37.5 hours per week.  The working day will be 7.5 hours, scheduled on a rota basis between 7.00am and 9.30pm, Monday to Friday, with an hour unpaid lunch break.  Although a certain degree of flexibility will be required to successfully fulfil the requirements of the role. 


Benefits of working at The Queen’s School

In addition to welcoming you as part of The Queen’s School community, in return for your commitment the School offers:

  • Competitive rate of pay
  • Guaranteed, contracted hours
  • Pro-rata annual leave entitlement of 25 days per year (dependent on actual hours worked), in addition to Bank Holidays.  This entitlement increases to 30 days per year following 5 years’ service. 
  • School branded workwear provided
  • On-site parking
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sickness Entitlement following qualifying period
  • Subsidised meals, and tea and coffee provided throughout the day
  • School fees discount


Applicable salary will be dependent on skills and experience.


To apply please submit your CV to no later than Monday 13th December 2021. 

Please note that it is The Queen’s School policy that feedback will not be given following application.  Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 14 days of the closing date please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children.  Child safety recruitment procedures operate and the post is subject to references and an Enhanced DBS disclosure.  We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

No Recruitment Agencies please.