We are looking to appoint a Director of Operations at Ashfold School to be responsible for the financial and business affairs of the School, the facilities, buildings and estates, and the management of the support services team. With vision and a flair for business planning, strong leadership and managerial capabilities, they will be able to apply their extensive knowledge and skills to ensure the effective operational running of the School.
Possessing a professional finance or business management qualification or extensive experience in these fields, the successful candidate will have a proven track record of effective line management. They will naturally exhibit outstanding communication and organisational skills, a flexible and creative “can-do” attitude, an ability to prioritise, and an aptitude for fostering constructive and positive relationships with parents, staff, and the wider school community.
Ashfold is an established co-educational Preparatory School for around 280 children aged 3 - 13, set in a beautiful Jacobean mansion with its own thirty-acre estate in the heart of the Buckinghamshire countryside just thirty minutes from Oxford.
The school has expanded significantly over the last fifteen years and invested heavily in its infrastructure and support systems. We aim to give every child the firmest possible grounding in the core academic subjects, within a small caring family community where children know both each other and all of the staff.
For an Application Form and full Candidate Brief, please visit www.ashfoldschool.co.uk/staffvacancies
Closing date: 5.00pm on Friday 26 April 2019
Interview date: Thursday 2 May 2019
Ashfold is committed to the protections and safety of its children and the successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. Charity Number 272663.