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.
Closing date for applications: Friday 10 December 2021 at 12.00 noon.
Interviews will be held week beginning: Monday 13 December 2021
Unity Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.