The Governing Body wishes to recruit an experienced Business Leader to join our forward-thinking senior leadership team.
36 hours per week, full time
Work Pattern: Flexible or term time only working may be considered for an exceptional candidate
The Governing Body wishes to recruit an experienced Business Leader to join our forward-thinking senior leadership team. This is an exciting opportunity to be appointed as our first Business Leader and to be able to develop and establish the role within our outstanding and growing academy.
The ideal candidate will have experience of working at leadership level in an academy/school or similar setting. He/she will have strategic leadership of, and accountability for, the school’s business and financial functions and lead our well-established and ambitious operations team.
We are proud to be part of the Elliot Foundation and maximise the opportunities this presents to collaborate and work with other academies for the benefit of our students. The Business Leader will work closely with the central team in London and be part of an expanding multi-academy trust.
The successful candidate will:
- Demonstrate outstanding business leadership with evidence of successful impacts
- Have experience of effectively leading and managing teams and experience of appraising and developing others
- Be successful in financial management, including income-generation initiatives
- Be highly motivated and determined to ensure the greatest possible outcome for our students
We can offer the successful candidate:
The satisfaction and reward of playing a considerable part in making a positive difference to the life chances of our students
A dynamic and supportive staff team who are keen to see this role develop, and excited about the opportunities this presents to increase our capacity for further improvement
A focus on continued professional development to enhance your present practice and support you in the knowledge and skills needed to manage business functions in an expanding academy and academy trust
Opportunities to work closely with the central team in London, particularly the Finance and HR Directors, as well as other Elliot schools locally and across the country
If you would like an opportunity to speak to someone about the role, please contact our academy office to arrange a discussion with the Principal.
To apply, please visit: https://www.schoolshrcooperative.co.uk/job/view/4270-business-leader
CLOSING DATE: 15 December 2016 - NOON
CVs will not be accepted
The School 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 candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.
Tel: 01895 590087
HEAD TEACHER: Mrs Ann Breslin-Bowen