• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    14 June 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    14 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Grade 12-13 £36,711 - £46,203

Job summary

The Chief Operations Officer role is a strategic leadership role to take the Trust forward as it grows. The role is full time and involves working closely with executive leaders to continue to make the Trust a success.

We are able to offer an exciting opportunity for an inspirational Chief Operations Officer who has a clear understanding of how to provide strong leadership adding to the current leadership of the trust. The successful applicant will join an exceptional team of skilled enthusiastic and dedicated individuals.

To provide strategic leadership to the Trust Board by leading and managing all financial, estate/premises and HR matters by providing a high quality, responsive, effective and efficient support service.

The postholder is responsible to the:

• Executive Headteacher and Trustees in all matters
• Chief Financial Officer
• The postholder is also expected to interact on a professional level with colleagues to promote a mutual understanding of issues related to his/her area of work

Job Purpose

• To provide the strategic leadership of the business function of the schools to support the development of our pupils and standards for our pupils
• To provide advice and guidance to the Trustees, Executive Headteacher and Governors on strategic financial planning, HR and estates management including health and safety
• To liaise with the CFO to ensure appropriate use of resources and value for money
• To be responsible for ensuring that the business management function operates in accordance with statutory regulations and that high levels of customer service are provided
• Be part of the Trust Leadership Team

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

Trust overview

Trust type
Multi-academy trust
Contact phone number
0116 2712261

About Scholars Academy Trust

Currently we are a small trust with two schools consisting of Launde Primary School and at Glenfield Primary School. Scholars Trust began in 2013 with Glenfield joining in 2014. The schools are highly successful with good outcomes for pupils which we will strive to maintain over the coming years. The trust is actively seeking to grow and we hope the new post of Chief Operations Officer will contribute towards that aim with having all key personnel in place to expand our thriving trust.

Head office location

Oadby, Leicester, LE2 4LJ

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