Director of Operations, Hertfordshire

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Roundwood Park SchoolHertfordshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £53,000-59,000, with progression on a five-point scale through performance management
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Director of Operations


Member of Senior Leadership Team

Salary: £53,000-59,000, with progression on a five-point scale through performance management

Roundwood Park is a high achieving 11-18 school in Harpenden, Hertfordshire.  The school carries an Outstanding rating from Ofsted and enjoys an excellent reputation, both locally and nationally.  We have a large and expanding Sixth Form.

We are seeking to appoint an exceptional leader as our Director of Operations.  The specific accountabilities are set out in the job description, but the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

• A proven ability to lead and influence staff

• Credibility to work with and influence other key internal and external stakeholders

• Strong business acumen, and relentless focus on delivery

• A record of continuing professional development

We collaborate closely across a number of education sector partnerships, and the organisational structure of the education sector is fluid, of course.  The grading and remuneration package for this role reflects scope for further development in this area.

Visits are very much encouraged before you apply.  If you would like to visit, please contact Janet Wallis, PA to the Headteacher, on 01582 765344 ext 254.

Application is by completion of an on-line application form via TES, Teach in Herts or My New Term, or by downloading an application form from our website and emailing it to  Please pay particular attention to your covering letter/personal statement – this will be a key element in the short-listing process.  We do not accept application by CV alone.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promotion of children’s welfare and an equal opportunities employer.  We will need to obtain references in advance of interview for any candidate short-listed, and all job offers are subject to satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.

Closing date for applications is 9am on Tuesday 29th January

Interviews will be held during the week commencing 4th February

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More about Roundwood Park School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Roundwood Park, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, AL5 3AE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1582 765344
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