May 31, 2019
The Kyalami Schools Group consists of three high-performing independent schools, namely Beaulieu Preparatory, Kyalami Preparatory and Beaulieu College – all located in the Kyalami area, north of Johannesburg.
Beaulieu Preparatory School is an English medium, co-educational, independent school situated in Midrand, Johannesburg. It offers a dynamic academic, cultural, sporting and Multifaith education to approximately 660 pupils from Grade 000 to Grade 7.
Estate Manager Beaulieu Preparatory School welcomes applications from suitably qualified persons for the role of Estate Manager. The successful applicant will be expected to carry out the following duties:
Oversee, direct and lead the daily operations of the campus with regards to Building Maintenance, Sports Facilities, Grounds Maintenance, Events, AV & Sound. Work closely with the various committees. Eg: Occupational Health & Safety, Grounds and Buildings, PTA etc. Assist with all new building projects, renovations and other projects. Manage the work schedules of the auxiliary staff including overtime and leave schedules. Staff management – performance management, coaching, mentoring, training, disciplinary matters, leave, etc. Co-ordinate and manage planned maintenance schedules Management of contractors General maintenance of electrical and plumbing systems Maintenance of camera system with Computer Technician Ensure policies and procedures are in place and followed Prepare monthly reports as required Budget preparation and management of expenses relating to all maintenance aspects of the school as well as the financial record keeping of transactions Purchasing of new equipment, catering supplies and hygiene products Devise and carry our annual maintenance programme for the sports fields including management of irrigation
Co-ordinating the licencing and roadworthy certificates of all school vehicles Required knowledge, competencies and skills: Excellent organisational, administration, and communication skills Relevant technical qualifications and experience within property maintenance and project management At least 5 years’ experience within a similar role or within building maintenance and construction Good computer skills (Excel, Word, E-Mail, MS Project) Financial acumen Delivery driven with a strong customer focus Sound technical knowledge (air cons, motors, pool pumps, vehicles, electrical, plumbing, construction, etc.) Highly motivated, uses initiative, has ability to make decisions and has excellent people skills An active understanding of, and interest in, the educational environment will be an advantage An abridged CV (not more than 3 pages) with the names of 3 contactable referees may be emailed to the address below.
Only suitably qualified and experienced applicants will be considered. Short listed applicants will be notified telephonically.
The Group reserves the right not to appoint should a suitable candidate not be found. An application will not in itself entitle the applicant to an interview or appointment and failure to meet the minimum requirements of the advertised post will result in applicants automatically disqualifying themselves from consideration.
Beaulieu Preparatory School
Midrand, South Africa