DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
Salary: Attractive/commensurate with experience
To Start: Summer 2021
The Governing Body and Headmaster of The King’s School Worcester are seeking to appoint an experienced operations professional to join this dynamic and thriving school. The postholder is responsible for ensuring the effective leadership, coordination and running of operational support services across the Foundation.
King’s School comprises three schools in Worcester, and is co-educational for children aged 2– 18.
The successful individual will report directly to the Headmaster with responsibility to the Governing Body.
Candidates must have proven operational experience at a senior level, strong communication and relationship building skills at all levels.
Working closely with the Headmaster you will help formulate and drive strategy looking at ways to manage the support operations within three busy schools aiming to give a professional customer service to staff, pupils and parents. The key requirement is to be able to multi task and provide calm effective leadership to the support functions within the schools.
Applications are welcome from individuals who are currently working either within or outside of the educational sector. The role will appeal to individuals with a strong general management, project management, facilities management, property, hospitality, Services background.
The school has engaged the services of David Williams of BursarSearch, and in the first instance candidates interested in the role are requested to give him a call on 07713 091657, or email him at email@example.com. He will follow up with either a longer phone call or initial ZOOM meeting.
The job description and application form can be downloaded from the school’s website.
The closing date for applications is 12 noon, Friday 16th April 2021 with first interviews being held by ZOOM on Friday 23rd April, second interviews being held on Friday 30th April.
KSW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants for the post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and an enhanced criminal record check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.
The King's School
- Mainstream school with independent funding
- Secondary School
- Students of mixed gender, age 11 - 18 years
King's is a thriving independent day school foundation consisting of three schools for boys and girls from the ages of 2 to 18.
It is one of the leading academic foundations in the West Midlands and offers an outstanding educational experience.