Business Director - Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire, United Kingdom,

Business & Operations Director (2 Year Fixed Term until 31.12.2022)

We are looking to recruit a Business and Operations Director to provide the overall strategic and operational leadership and management for all aspects of Finance, HR, ICT, premises, health and safety, catering, administration and operations support in the academy

The opportunity:

We are looking to recruit a creative strategist who can rapidly develop a deep understanding of the support service requirements of our Academy.You will join a strong, forward-looking and supportive leadership team and will work with the Principal and Trustees to secure its continuing success and support further development and growth of the Academy.

You will provide strategic leadership of all non-academic related services ensuring their operational excellence and advising the Principal, Trustees, Governors and appropriate leaders on all related matters.

As a potential candidate you:

  • will have a demonstrable track record of success in the effective leadership and delivery of business support services and managing transformational change;
  • will have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate, influence and negotiate effectively
  • will be strategically influential with the ability to translate vision into success;
  • may come from private, public, voluntary or education sector backgrounds.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in future developments in line with the Trust's Strategic Plan.

We are looking for an experienced professional with strong leadership and management skills, ambition and drive who shares our organisation's values.

We are looking for the successful candidate to start in December, however a later start date could be negotiated for the right candidate.

Application Deadline: Thursday 5 th November at 1pm. Interviews will be held W.C

Please complete our internal application form which can be found on the Academy's website. CV's alone will not be accepted. In addition, we ask that you provide a written statement of no more than two sides of A4 detailing:

• how you feel your experience and qualities meet the person specification

• two examples of experience that demonstrate positive impact in your current or previous role(s)

• why you want to work in our Trust, and the challenges and opportunities we face

If you would like further information or an informal conversation please contact the school office...... click apply for full job details