Maintenance Team Leader

Job Description

Activate Learning are now recruiting for a Property & Environment Team Leader at our Guildford College campus.

As part of the Property and Environment team, you will be responsible for overseeing all maintenance and operational work onsite, this will include ensuring the delivery of a fully serviced and supported building, offering a safe, stimulating and complaint environment to all staff, students and visits.

In addition, and as a Team Leader, you will be responsible for line managing the Property and Environment Officers at Guildford College and will work closely with the Property and Environment Manager. Travel between campuses may also be required at times.

What do you need to be successful in this role?

You will have experience of operating a site properly in line with agreed health and safety and estates management policy. Effective delivery of frontline facilities management administration and support is essential, along with supervisory skills and the ability to delegate effectively.

You will be confident to step in to take the lead and support the team.

What are the benefits of this role?

You will be joining a hardworking, enthusiastic team, who's passion is to maintain a high standard for all students, staff and visitors. As Guildford College is now part of the Activate Learning Group, you will work in collaboration with our wider Estates team across the group and benefit from a close-knit community of experts and leaders to support the sharing of best practice and encourage individual growth. This is full time, permanent contract. 

What are the benefits of working for Activate Learning Group?

At Activate Learning we are pioneering education with an unwavering focus on providing talent for business and transforming lives through our award-winning Learning Philosophy. Our student experience is the result of our attention to detail in recruiting, developing and retaining the right staff who match and promote the values and behaviours of our brand.

We reward our employees with generous annual leave entitlements, access to training and development, travel subsidies - bus and train, cycle scheme, onsite parking (first come first served), plenty of public transport options for all sites, discounted membership to the Lifestyle Centre (on some campuses) and Employee Assistance Programme.


Applications are reviewed and shortlisted on a rolling basis and we reserve the right to interview, appoint and close adverts early due to the volume of applications we receive.

We therefore encourage you to apply at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as once we have closed a vacancy you will be unable to submit your application form.


Activate Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a DBS check at the appropriate level.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK as we do not sponsor work permits and work permits from other organisations are unacceptable as proof of right to work in the UK.

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.

Activate Learning are committed to employing people with disabilities and will ensure our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible. If you require any reasonable adjustments either at application or interview stage please contact the talent team directly.

If an agency submits an unsolicited CV to any partner or employee of our company, you should be aware that they have no authority to enter into an arrangement with you. Should we require recruitment agency involvement, we will contact the agencies on our preferred suppliers list, and we would ask that you respect the relationships we have already built with these suppliers.