Deadline is today

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£56,145.00 - £66,782.00 Annually (Actual) Generous pension scheme and benefits package

Operations Director job summary

This is a fantastic and new opportunity for a dedicated and knowledgeable Senior Leader in educational operations within a multi-academy Trust.

Following the retirement of our Operations Director after a successful tenure, we are lookingfor a candidate who can lead in Property Management and Estates (incl PFI), IT, Risk and Compliance Management and Policy, Health and Safety and implementation of our Trust’s GrowthStrategy.Successfuldeliveryinalloftheseoperationalareasiscriticaltothesuccessful operation of our schools, so they can focus on their students.

Youwillline-manageleadersineachofthesekeyareas,aswellasbeingakeymemberofthe senior central leadership team for theTrust.You will work very closely with the HR Director, as wesplitthecurrentroleduetoourTrust’ssize,improvingcapacityforfurthergrowth,aswellas the Trust’s Finance Director.We currently have 11 schools and a SCITT in the Trust, with the ambition to grow further.

Manyofouracademiesserveareasofhighdeprivation,webelieveinmakingadifference by transforming lives and communities. We are a charitable Trust with our values and aims integrated in all that we do.

ThisisakeyappointmentfortheTrust.Youwillbeleadingandworkinginateamfullofpeople whoembracethevaluesofSouthPennineAcademiesandwanttodotheirverybestforallour schoolsandcommunities.Thisrolewillgiveahugeamountofjobsatisfaction,aswellasbeing part of something that is values driven, inclusive and determined to excel.

We’re looking for someone with successful experience of senior operations management in a complexorganisation,withtheabilitytomanageallbusiness-relatedareasandmultipleprojects across a multi-site operation. With sound business judgement, commercial in approach, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to implement operational improvement whilst ensuring value for money.

Beingbased at South PennineAcademies Business andTraining Centre,The Gateway, Lowfields Industrial Estate, Elland, HX5 9DL but also working from home, allows for flexible working for this position. If you would like a conversation about the role or a visit to an academy or central office,thenpleasecontactBeccaSzeferbecca.szefer@southpennineacademies.orgwhoisthe PA to the CEO overseeing this process.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Using the application form

This school accepts applications through their own website, where you may also find more information about this job.

Skilled worker visa sponsorship is not available for this job.
View advert on school website (opens in new tab)

About South Pennine Academies

Multi-academy trust

Head office location

Similar jobs nearby

Governance and Compliance Officer

Bradford Diocesan Academies Trust

Greengates, Bradford, BD10 9TQ

Examination & Administration Officer

Cockburn John Charles Academy

Old Run Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS10 2JU

Learning Support Assistant

West Specialist Inclusive Learning Centre

4 Town Street, Pudsey, West Yorkshire, LS28 6HL

Trust IT Technician

Batley Multi Academy Trust

Batley, WF17 0LD

Get a job alert when similar jobs are listed