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Building Fabric Surveyor

  • £45,000
  • Permanent
  • Rutland, UK
  • 18739

Uppingham School, founded in 1584, is a leading co-educational independent boarding school based in the heart of Rutland. The estate covers 125 non-contiguous acres, almost one mile apart at its extremities and interspersed by town housing and retail properties.  It includes 59 acres of playing fields, 14 acres of gardens, and a built estate of 80 buildings, whose combined external footprint is 775,000 sq ft, and of which 23 are listed (Grades I – II).  Buildings include teaching blocks, assembly buildings, boarding houses, staff housing, administrative and technical accommodation, and sports facilities. 
This newly created role will support the Head of Building, managing condition surveys and ensuring buildings are fit for use and purpose and meeting the Health and safety requirements, you will also ensure that any minor works and maintenance programmes are delivered on time. You will also be responsible for ensuring that all reporting is up to date with regards to H&S checks, maintenance agreements etc.

The successful candidate will ideally be a Chartered building surveyor or on the APC pathway and have a genuine interest in working on a diverse estate portfolio including listed buildings. You will also have experience of conditions surveys and possess a good eye for detail. You will possess a collaborative mindset who is able to work with both internal and external stakeholders. 

Closing date for applications:        Sunday 4th February 2024
1st stage interviews                       w/c 19th February 2024

For a confidential discussion and/or the full job description, please contact Melanie Pye ( or Eshe Muhammad ( 

Schools Leadership has been retained, as our exclusive advisor for this appointment and any third party or direct applications will be forwarded to them. Uppingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its pupils and expects all employees to share this commitment. All employees must be willing to undergo child protection training and screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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