Chief Operating Officer, Staffordshire

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Penk Valley Academy TrustStaffordshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £50,000
Contract term: Permanent

Chief Operating Officer

This is a superb opportunity for a strategically-minded tactical thinker to be the heartbeat of our academy trust.

We are looking for someone who thrives on the challenge of tuning all parts of a machine to get it running brilliantly smoothly. You will be the kind of person who copes very well in a crisis, can unpick a problem and implement excellent solutions with the minimum of fuss and have the insight and planning skills to support our journey to become one of the very best academy trusts in the country. You will be a proven line-manager able to deliver core responsibilities utilising and developing the skills of your team.

This upcoming year alone we have two fantastic property projects worth more than £1.5m which you will be managing. These exciting developments will dramatically improve and expand our two largest schools.

Tempted? If so, and you’ve got what it takes, click through on this advert and download the application pack. We look forward to hearing from you.

For this role, we are pleased to offer a highly competitive salary of £50,000.

If you believe you meet all of the criteria set out in the application pack, we are looking forward to meeting you. Not sure? Why not come and have a coffee and a look around a couple of our schools before applying? To arrange your visit please contact Donna Harrison via email                                                   or by telephone on 01785 788427.

The following day/times are available for visits:

• Wednesday 1 May 2019, 2pm

• Wednesday 8 May 2019, 11am

Application pack, forms and job description and specification are available on our website.

Closing date for the receipt of applications is Wednesday 15 May 2019 Midday.

Expected interview dates: Wednesday 22 May 2019

Completed application forms should be returned to Donna Harrison via email  or by post to the academy trust address. 

"This Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment"

This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Further details regarding this check are available from schools or by visiting

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More about Penk Valley Academy Trust
Type: English Secondary Schools
Address: C/o Wolgarston High School, Cannock Road, Penkridge, Staffordshire, ST19 5RX, United Kingdom.