Chief Operating Officer, Bromley, Kent

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Langley Park AcademiesBromley, Kent

Date posted:
Start date: End of January 2018 or sooner if available
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £65K - £85K according to skills and experience
Contract term: Permanent


Chief Operating Officer 

New Multi-Academy Trust 

Bromley, Kent   

CONTRACT: Full time  

SALARY RANGE: £65k - £85k according to skills and experience  

Langley Park Academies and Langley Park School for Boys Academy Trust are coming together to launch a brand new multi-academy trust in September 2018. We are looking for an exceptional individual to lead on the formation of this new Trust and to take a central and senior role in its management and on-going development.  

Reporting to the CEO, the Chief Operating Officer has responsibility for the financial, corporate, commercial and operational management of the Trust and for setting and delivering on the Trust’s financial and operational strategy.  

The successful candidate will: 

 • Have an impressive track record of working at a senior level, ideally in education 

• Be enterprising and ambitious with demonstrable experience of strategic leadership 

• Have the skills and experience to deliver cost effective and efficient central services to schools  

• Have excellent communication and management skills  

• Have a thorough understanding of financial policies and procedures  

• Have an up to date knowledge of the educational landscape and the statutory requirements of academy schools  

This role incorporates the role of Chief Finance Officer and a financial qualification would therefore be desirable.  Please see application details on our website Completed application forms should be emailed to Linda Van Renselar at If you would like to visit the Trust and establish whether we are right for you, you are warmly invited to do so.   

Please note that whilst you are also welcome to submit a CV, shortlisting will be based solely on our application form and your covering letter. All applicants must fully complete the LPA Application Form.   

Closing date: Friday 13th October  

Interview date: Thursday 19th October   

Langley Park Academies is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring check.

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More about Langley Park Academies
Address: C/o Langley Park School For Girls, Hawksbrook Lane, South Eden Park Road, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 3BE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 663 4199
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