Operations Manager, London

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Evelyn Grace AcademyLondon

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £38,388 -£44,942
Contract term: Permanent

Dear Candidate,  

Thank you for taking the time to find out more about the exciting role as operations manager at Ark Evelyn Grace Academy. We are delighted that you are considering joining our academy at such an exciting stage in our development. Ark Evelyn Grace Academy is a mixed, non-selective, 11-18 secondary school in Lambeth. The academy opened in 2008 and moved into its award-winning building on Shakespeare Road in 2010. Evelyn Grace Academy was judged as ‘good’ by OFSTED in June 2017 and behaviour was described as “exceptionally strong”.   

In September 2017, I took over as Principal, having previously co-founded an ‘outstanding’ ARK school in North London: Ark Academy. I will work with staff at Evelyn Grace to secure its position as the school of choice in the local community. Together we will ensure that students secure the highest possible standards so they can go on and compete for the very best positions in their chosen career.   

We believe education is transformational. That is why what we do matters and why we are always seeking to improve our academy. As a manager of such a key area of the school you will help us shape and develop the efficiency and cost effectiveness of our operations and thereby realise our ambitions in building an outstanding school.  

At Evelyn Grace Academy we believe that all our students can achieve excellence, no matter what their background and that they all deserve the very best teachers and resources to help them secure the very best qualifications.  

We are seeking to appoint a dedicated and enthusiastic individual who will provide the overall operational management for all aspects of operations support in the Academy and line manage the schools’ office and premises teams effectively and efficiently in order to achieve the educational aims of the academy.  

This is an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in a committed staff team and make a real impact on the outcomes of our pupils.  

The person appointed will have the ability to act as line manager and be responsible for the work, training and development of the operational staff. Our ideal candidate will have a proven track record of some or all aspects of the operations management outlined in the job description. 

The successful applicant will be a strong team player fully aligned to the Academy’s ethos of high academic expectation and aspiration for all. They will want to be part of body of staff that work tirelessly to help our students develop the sort of qualities that will help them flourish and succeed in life.  

As a member of Evelyn Grace and the ARK network, you will receive the sort of coaching, training an

For further information and to apply please visit our website: evelyngraceacademy.org/vacancies and complete your application by 11am on 23rd May 2018.  

For any queries relating to your application, please contact the recruitment team on 0207 737 9532.  I wish you all the best in your application.  

Yours faithfully,     

Tim Dainty  


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More about Evelyn Grace Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: 255 Shakespeare Road, Brixton, London, SE24 0QN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7737 9520
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Evelyn Grace Academy opened in September 2008 for 180 year 7 students, and specialises in mathematics and sports.  

The academy’s passionate staff work extremely hard to help Evelyn Grace students to become leaders of tomorrow in every walk of l...