Founded in 1981, Leicester Grammar School is one of the UK’s top performing co-educational independent day schools. Located in glorious countryside, seven miles from Leicester city centre, the Trust educates over 1,400 pupils aged 3-18 across three schools: Leicester Grammar School, Leicester Grammar Junior School and Stoneygate School. Pupils benefit from state-of-the-art facilities on a 75 acre campus that provides both a beautiful and practical space in which to learn. The schools are academically strong, and offer an ambitious grammar school-style education, enriched by countless extra-curricular activities.
Following a sustained period of successful growth and development, The Leicester Grammar School Trust now seeks an exceptional Business Director to lead all non-teaching elements of the Trust’s operations. Reporting directly to the Head/CEO, the Business Director will oversee a dedicated team that spans finance, HR, estates, strategic planning, legal, catering, ICT, risk management, health and safety and a commercial subsidiary. The Business Director is a critical member of the Trust’s Senior Management Team, and also acts as Clerk to the Board of Trustees and Secretary to various sub-committees.
The successful candidate will have a proven track record of effective senior leadership, including the management of large teams and major change projects. This person will possess exceptional strategic financial acumen in additional to well-developed interpersonal and communication skills. A commitment to and empathy with the wider educational and charitable mission of the Trust will also be essential.
Further information on the Trust can be found at www.leicestergrammar.org.uk and a candidate brief can be downloaded from www.odgers.com/68071
Letters of application and CVs should be sent by 12.00 GMT on Monday 6 August to Odgers Berndtson.
The Leicester Grammar School Trust (registered charity no. 510809) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.