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Director of Finance and Operations

Lymm High School, Lymm, Cheshire

Job details

Job role Leadership
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £58,422 - £61,672

Job summary

Director of Finance and Operations

Start Date: January 2021 (or as soon as possible thereafter)

Contract Type: Full-time (with potential for flexible working, including term-time only)

Contract Term: Permanent

Salary: £58,422 - £61,672

We need a dynamic and dedicated Director of Finance and Operations to provide strong financial and operational leadership for our highly successful school, and to maximise commercial opportunities as we move into in the next, exciting phase of our strategic development. Candidates must have a strong business acumen, expertise in finance, experience of working with high-performing teams and a clear understanding of how to run highly efficient support services in support of an organisation’s mission. Prior experience of working in a school environment is not essential but candidates must possess a precise, analytical and agile mind, creativity, strong interpersonal skills, plenty of drive and energy, and commitment to the ethos and aims of the school.

Lymm High School is an 11-18 school with nearly 2000 students (380 in the 6th form) and exceptional resources, including 28 acres of beautiful grounds, a swimming pool, leisure complex and our own residential centre in Anglesey. A very good and well-established school already, we have made rapid progress in recent years and have no intention of resting on our laurels. The potential here is huge.

Depending upon the skills and experience of the successful candidate, there are opportunities for flexible working in terms of hours/days of work and the potential for some remote working. This could include holidays that align with school holidays.

Please see the linked documents and our website for further details. Ordinarily, we would offer the chance to visit the school but obviously that is not possible in the current circumstances. However, if you cannot find the information you need to help you decide whether we are the kind of school you would be happy working in, please do let us know and we would be happy to arrange phone calls or a ‘virtual’ meeting. Contact recruitment@lymmhigh.org.uk with any queries.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this legal requirement.

The successful applicant's appointment will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment clearances including a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formally CRB). For further details and an application form please visit: www.lymmhigh.org.uk

Closing date for application: 9am, Friday 4th December

Interview Dates: TBC Application forms should be returned to recruitment@lymmhigh.org.uk

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1891 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Lymm High School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@lymmhigh.org.uk

About Lymm High School

Lymm High School is a 11-18 school with nearly 1900 students (380 in the 6th form) and exceptional resources, including 28 acres of beautiful grounds, a swimming pool, leisure complex and our own residential centre in Anglesey. A very good and well-established school already, we have made rapid progress in recent years and have no intention of resting on our laurels. The potential here is immense and new staff will have a key role in our continued development.

School location

Oughtrington Lane, Lymm, Cheshire, WA13 0RB

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