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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    3 July 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 May 2023


This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher
  • Deputy headteacher
  • Assistant headteacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week. Work pattern subject to negotiation

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£72,214 to £81,607 (FTE)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Who we are looking for

We would love to hear from you if you have:

  • professional qualification(s) in accountancy – CCAB qualified with a minimum of 2 years’ post-qualification experience
  • a degree or equivalent graduate qualification
  • experience of delivering financial strategy and planning as a core responsibility (i.e. financial management at director/senior management level)
  • experience of managing a large team within an organisation as the accountable manager/director, with evidential impact of your leadership skills
  • worked within a management team at a senior level (managing a portfolio alongside other leaders/decision makers)

You will also be keen to live our Twynham Learning employee values which are:

  • Aim high
  • Keep improving
  • Don’t leave anyone behind

See the bigger picture

What the school offers its staff

What we can offer you

  • 31 days’ annual holiday entitlement per year, increasing to 34 days with service (FTE)
  • Automatic membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • The opportunity to work within Twynham Learning; a progressive multi-academy trust
  • The opportunity to work in one of the most beautiful areas of the South Coast
  • A relocation allowance may be negotiable for an exceptional candidate seeking to relocate their home to our local area to take up this post

Further details about the role

About the Post

We are looking to appoint a Chief Operating Officer to join our Twynham Learning Core Services team. This vacancy has been created following the resignation of our existing Director of Operations, and it is a rare and exciting opportunity to join us at an important stage of our trust’s development. Please take a look at our Candidate Information Pack for full details about the vacancy and Twynham Learning.

We are looking for an outstanding individual who will:

  • be a member of our Trust Executive Team
  • be the Chief Financial Officer for our trust, including leading on our work with ESFA and audit functions
  • be the principal MAT Risk Officer
  • be accountable to our Trust Board’s Resources and Audit Committees
  • lead and manage our Core Services Team to deliver education support services our schools
  • ensure a culture of corporate compliance is developed, ensuring fidelity to our operating model
  • demonstrate exemplary professional conduct as an ambassador of Twynham Learning
  • promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding and Child Protection policies.

Any questions?

We encourage you to visit us or talk with our CEO to get a further understanding of the role and future direction of the trust. You can arrange this with Laura Harris (HR Officer) on 01202 878073 (option 3) or email us at recruitment@twynhamlearning.com

How to apply

To apply for this vacancy, please submit a Job Application Form, Diversity Questionnaire and covering letter (maximum 2-sides of A4) by email to: recruitment@twynhamlearning.com

Only our own official application form will be accepted. You can download the form and questionnaire here: www.twynhamlearning.com/187/staff-vacancies

The closing date for applications is Monday 3rd July 2023 at 8am. Interviews and selection activities will be held on Friday 7th July 2023.

Commitment to safeguarding

We value diversity and inclusiveness. We want our workforce to be representative of all sections of our community, so we give equal opportunities. We don't discriminate on age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy/maternity, race/colour/nationality, religion/belief, sex or sexual orientation. We'll only consider people who can evidence their right to work in the UK. We're committed to robust Safer Recruitment processes to safeguard children. We undertake enhanced criminal records checks before appointment. Candidates must disclose all unprotected spent and unspent cautions and convictions. It is an offence to apply if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity with children.

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About Twynham Learning

Multi-academy trust
Phone number
01202 878073

Twynham Learning exists to be a powerful movement for social equality and provide world-class opportunities irrespective of background. We are a charitable Trust which brings together and supports a family of schools on the Dorset coast: Christchurch Junior School, Stourfield Infant School, Stourfield Junior School, Twynham School and Sixth Form, The Grange School and Twynham Primary School.

School Details

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
369 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@twynhamlearning.com.

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