Longsands Academy is a successful, fully inclusive secondary school at the heart of its community. We pride ourselves on providing an engaging and supportive environment in which our students feel empowered to reach and embrace their full potential with confidence.
We joined the Astrea Academy Trust in September 2018 and are situated in St Neots, a market town with good facilities, within easy reach of Cambridge and with excellent transport links to London.
Required as soon as possible, we are seeking an experienced, energetic and resourceful leader to assist the Principal in the day-to-day business functions of the school and to lead in the support of the strategic operations process with Astrea Academy Trust.
The successful applicant will work closely with the Principal to ensure the smooth operational running of our site and oversee Academy finances and budgets.
Main areas of accountabilities will include:
• Asset Register
• Facilities Estate Management
• Health and Safety
• Management of IT
• Line Management responsibility for Finance, Site, Cleaning, IT and HR staff
• Bids/Service contracts
Candidates should be experienced in financial and business management, whether gained within an educational or other background. They will need to be able to demonstrate outstanding project management skills and have highly developed planning and organisational skills.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff are subject to enhanced DBS check.
Application documents may be downloaded from the Longsands Academy website http://www.longsands.cambs.sch.uk and completed applications and should be emailed to HRlongsands@longsands.cambs.sch.uk
Closing date for application: Friday 16th November