9 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    10 December 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    22 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Full time
36 hours, 5 days a week
Contract type
£42,392 to £46,865 per annum (full-time)

Job summary

Come and join us and make a difference!

We are seeking to appoint an Operations Director to join our central support team in fulfilment of our vision to achieve Excellence through collaboration.

The post holder will have overall responsibility for the commissioning, provision and quality assurance of a range of construction, engineering and support services to the Trust including premises, catering, lettings, transport and health and safety; with financial responsibility overseeing the operations budget and the commissioning of all operations service contracts in accordance with the Academy Trust Handbook and the Trust’s Financial Handbook.

The successful candidate will have relevant professional qualifications relating to building compliance, engineering, facilities management; experience in the safe management of educational buildings/ facilities; demonstrable evidence of developing and growing additional income streams; demonstrable evidence of instigating and maintaining regulatory compliance in respect of operations / estate management and excellent leadership skills to work with the Operations Manager, who has day to day operational responsibilities including the management and deployment of Site staff at our schools.

The Unity Schools Trust is a small, but growing, Multi-Academy Trust consisting of two secondary schools. We are committed to high-quality, collaborative and relevant CPD for all members of staff and supporting them to make the best possible progress in their role and future career development.

If you think you can make a positive and confident contribution to our team, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Applying for the job

To apply please visit the vacancies section of our website www.unityschoolstrust.co.uk/vacancies or contact:

The CEO, Unity Schools Trust, The Magna Carta School, Thorpe Road, Staines, TW18 3HJ.

Email: recruitment@unityschoolstrust.co.uk
Website: www.unityschoolstrust.co.uk
Telephone: 01784 454 320

Closing date for applications is: Friday 10 December 2021 at 12.00 noon.
Interviews will be held week beginning: Monday 13 December 2021

The Trust reserves the right to interview suitably qualified candidates ahead of the application deadline where appropriate.

Applications from agencies will not be considered and all applications must be made on the Trust’s application form.

Please note this Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant’s appointment will be subject to satisfactory enhanced clearance by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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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

About Unity Schools Trust

Unity Schools Trust

Unity Schools Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust formed in September 2015 by the partnership of The Magna Carta School and Bishop David Brown School. The Trust is currently responsible for the education of over 1800 children supported by more than 250 staff. Our schools are located in Staines-upon-Thames and Woking. Both academies were rated as ‘Good’ in their most recent Ofsted inspections (2017 and 2019).

The stated objective of Unity Schools Trust is to achieve Excellence through collaboration. The Trust aims to instil a love of learning by the full engagement of all of its community- students and staff- in the process of acquiring and applying knowledge and engendering the positive habits which support future development.

We place learning at the heart of our communities and aim to improve the life chances of all children. We are committed to raising the aspirations and achievement of our children by providing continuous improvement through outstanding leadership, challenge, collaboration and support.

Our vision is to be an outstanding learning community where together we learn to know, to do, to be and to live together.

Arrange a visit to Unity Schools Trust

To arrange a visit or request a conversation about this post, please email recruitment@unityschoolstrust.co.uk or telephone 017804 454 320.

Head office location

Thorpe Road, Staines, TW18 3HJ

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