Domestic Services Supervisor and Operations Support

St Edmund's College requires someone to undertake a combined supervisory and hands-on operations support role.

(To start as soon as possible)

Salary  £23k to £25k (depending on experience)

Working as part of a team to maintain a high level of cleanliness throughout the College and Prep School and to ensure implementation of logistics for activities, meetings and events.  In the absence of the Domestic Services Manager to undertake duties as set out in the Job Description.

Main responsibilities are:

  • To be a hands-on supervisor, leading and working alongside the Domestic Services Team to ensure an efficient and effective service is delivered.
  • To ensure a high level of cleanliness and sanitation is maintained and the day-to-day operational needs of the College and Prep School are met, including parcel distribution, waste management, movement of laundry, furniture, goods and equipment along with set up for activities, meetings and events.
  • To be a key contact for general domestic support requests.
  • Whilst not in a teaching role, as Domestic Services Supervisor you will be working on a regular basis in a school in a role which gives opportunity for contact with children. As such, you will be in regulated activity and an enhanced DBS check (which includes children’s barred list information) will be required in advance of appointment.
  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is everyone’s responsibility. As with all College staff members, you will therefore be responsible for providing a safe environment in which children can learn.

Additional benefits to include:

  • free lunch during term time for full-time,
  • free parking
  • pension scheme – Employee contribution 4% College contribution 8.5%
  • discretionary closure of the College between Christmas and New Year (in addition to annual leave)
  • an increase to 25 days’ (FTE) annual leave following 5 years’ service plus public holidays

St Edmund’s College is a historic campus offering modern facilities in a magnificent country setting in rural Hertfordshire.

Whilst we are proud to be England’s oldest Catholic school, we welcome applications from all colleagues who wish to be part of our ethos.

If you would like to apply for the position please download an application pack and return your completed application pack to the HR department as soon as possible.

Telephone:  01920 824335 Email:

Applications to be received as soon as possible, for interviews to take place as and when applications received.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates will be required to undergo relevant Safeguarding Checks. We may seek references on short-listed candidates that will include questions about past disciplinary actions or allegations in relation to behaviour with children and may approach previous employers for information to verify particular experience or qualifications before interview.

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.



Working Hours

40 hour paid working week (1/2-hour unpaid lunch break each day)

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 6.00am – 2.15pm.

Wednesday 6.00am – 3.30pm

The post-holder will, from time to time, be required to work additional hours, including evenings and weekends, with due notice, for which appropriate payment or time off in lieu will be granted (by agreement).



Policies:  We rely on a suite of policies for our recruitment processes.  These can be found by clicking here and includes the below:

As part of your application, please download and read the Safeguarding & Child Protection Policy and Code of Conduct.  In addition, please sign and return the above document ‘Confirmation of Receipt of the Safeguarding & Child Protection Policy and Code of Conduct’ confirming that you have received, read and understood these policies.

  • Code of Conduct
  • Dignity at Work Policy
  • Equal Opportunities Policy – Staff
  • Safeguarding & Child Protection Policy
  • Safer Recruitment Policy
  • Preventing Illegal Working Policy
  • Whistleblowing Policy

Please return your completed application pack to the HR department as soon as possible, as applicants will be invited when documents have been fully processed.

Please send applications to:
For more information regarding your application 01920 824335