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Director of Operations

ASSET Education Trust
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19 May 2021 01:00 PM
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  • £46,172 - £55,319
  • Required from 1 September 2021.

Asset Education Trust is seeking an outstanding individual to join its central leadership team as Director of Operations, responsible for delivering services to schools and leading HR, estates management, infrastructure, communications, marketing, contracts and IT.

We are an Education Trust, comprising fourteen primary schools, who are striving for excellence in everything that we do - in order to best serve the needs of our pupils and their local communities.

You will be a collaborative leader who can work both strategically and operationally across the wide range of functional areas of responsibility within this post and will have a proven track record in making things work and inspiring your colleagues to be the best that they can be.

You will join a small but ambitious senior leadership team who support a wider distributive leadership structure (including school and functional leads) and will bring your experience of successful project management and excellent service delivery to complement the current team's already wide ranging experience and skills base.

We need project management skills, ability to lead on all aspects of operations and expertise in at least one area.  

A self starter who is also a team player, you will be seeking a challenging and exciting new opportunity to enhance the development journey of this successful and growing group of schools in Suffolk.

This post reports directly to the Trust CEO. The post will be based at Cliff Lane Primary School and there is the opportunity of some home working.

ASSET Education offer favourable terms and conditions including pension entitlement.

For an informal discussion, please contact Nikki Warrie: HRO@asseteducation.co.uk who will be happy to arrange a discussion with our CEO, Clare Flintoff.

To apply please download our application pack and application form.

Please send all completed applications to HRO@asseteducation.co.uk. Or send to Nikki Warrie c/o The Oaks Primary School, Aster Road, Ipswich IP2 0NR

Interview date: w/c 24 May 2021

ASSET Education is committed to safer recruitment, equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment.

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the role and will be subject to pre-employment checks including a health check, an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

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