Academy Operations Manager, Lincolnshire

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Charles Read AcademyLincolnshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £30,000 - £32,500
Contract term: Permanent

Charles Read Academy is now recruiting for an Academy Operations Manager. This role could be an ideal next step in your career. If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded, and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you. 

This is an important and high profile role to support both the Central School Operations Team and Academy Senior Leadership Team. The role holder will be responsible for leading the implementation and compliance of non-educational functions of the Academy including Administration, Health & Safety, Maintenance & Facilities, Catering, Cleaning and Finance, in accordance with Trust policy and procedures.

About our Academy

The Charles Read Academy is a small 11-16 school in Corby Glen, Lincolnshire and it serves the villages between Stamford, Bourne and Grantham. In 2016, we were ranked one of the most improved secondary schools in the country in the performance tables and were proud to be judged 'good' by Ofsted in all areas in January 2017.

We have a strong sense of purpose and are fervently committed to the achievement of every individual. We aim to provide a high-quality education in a safe, happy, caring and focused environment. We encourage all students to embody our values of confidence, resilience, ambition, courage, respect and aspiration. We are intent on developing a love of learning amongst our students, offering them a broad and balanced curriculum, enhanced by a range of enrichment activities designed to support their personal growth. We encourage all students to take responsibility for their own learning.

We are ambitious for every child, no matter what their background, prior attainment or needs. We are very proud of our community and believe we offer something genuinely different and exciting for those who join us. Our rural setting allows us the privilege of working in a stimulating and dynamic   school that, combined with our co-educational ethos and smaller size, engenders a culture that genuinely cherishes individuality, aims to instil creativity and independence and celebrates open-minded thinking. Underpinned by our values of Confidence, Resilience, Ambition, Courage, and Aspiration we are student focused and we believe that there are no limits for outstanding learning and outstanding achievement.  We have high expectations of our students and staff, high aspirations for them and demonstrate complete belief in them all.  

About you

Educated to GCSE Level or equivalent including English and Mathematics

Highly organised and efficient and able to work to tight deadlines, often under pressure

Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to relate well to a wider range of stakeholders

Experience of working in an operationally demanding role

Experience of working independently with little supervision

Experience of organising senior meetings

Experience of contractor management

Able to organise, lead and motivate staff at all levels

Able to promote inclusion at all levels

Able to promote the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people across the Trust

Salary & Benefits

£30,000- £32,500 per annum (dependent on experience)

Access to Local Government Pension Scheme

On-site parking

Full Time Hour

About The David Ross Education Trust

The David Ross Education Trust has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education of 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country's leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package  of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups and Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.

We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisation and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

Apply now

To complete our application form please click on 'apply for job'. Please note CV's will not be accepted without a fully completed application form.

Charles Read Academy is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Bourne Road, Corby Glen, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG33 4NT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1476 550333
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