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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    3 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£36,648.00 - £38,223.00 Annually (Actual) NJC points 28 - 30

Operations Manager job summary

Fairfield High School is an 11 -16 school, part of Excalibur Academies Trust. The school is rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted and is highly valued by our community. We are a school that puts people at the heart of all that we do.

Our school buildings and facilities are well maintained and include a large area of AstroTurf and an offsite playing field. We also have an excellent IT infrastructure.

Our website can be found at: www.fairfield.bristol.sch.uk

Operations Manager

Salary: Points 28-30 (£36,648 – £38,223 pending pay award) according to experience

37 hours per week / 52 weeks per year

Annual leave entitlement: 26 days + Bank Holidays / 31 days if more than 5 years’ experience/continuous service in schools

Required to start as soon as possible

About this vacancy

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Fairfield High School. We are seeking an experienced, dynamic manager who will work closely with the Principal, Strategic Leadership Team and Trust colleagues to contribute to decision making and planning, to help us achieve our aims. You will line-manage a range of business administration and operational teams across the school, with responsibility for Premises, Contract and Supplier Management, General Administration and Marketing of the school.

The successful candidate must have an operational management background, significant team management experience and be competent in the areas of operations management, business administration including marketing and general premises management, including health and safety.

The successful candidate should be:

A hardworking, resilient, and flexible individual who is used to leading teams

Someone who can work with high levels of integrity, discretion, and confidentiality

Forward looking, aspirational and familiar with current and future developments in education

Able to lead and plan with agility and a long-term perspective

In return, you will get to lead an enthusiastic and hard-working team and join a creative and innovative organisation with experienced leaders at every level who really want to make a difference to the communities we serve.

Candidates are welcome to visit Fairfield High School prior to application. Please contact the PA to the Principal, Mrs Anne Dando, via email adando@fairfield.excalibur.org.uk to arrange an appointment.

Benefits include:

Clear on-boarding and Professional development throughout your career

Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme

Opportunities to develop skills and experience, as well as advance your career at a growing Trust

Employee Assistance Programme

Cycle to work scheme

Free parking

We reserve the right to recruit the right candidate for any roles advertised

We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

Safeguarding Statement:

Excalibur Academies Trust is an equal opportunities employer. The Trust is proud to serve a diverse student and parent community. The aims of the Trust’s recruitment policy are to ensure that the best possible staff are recruited on the basis of their merits, abilities and suitability for the position; to ensure that all job applicants are considered equally and consistently; to ensure that no job applicant is treated unfairly on any grounds including race, colour, nationality, ethic or national origin, religion or religious belief, sex or sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, disability or age; and to ensure that the School meets its commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people by carrying out all necessary pre-employment checks.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Fairfield High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1073 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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