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 strategic decision making and planning, to help us achieve our aims. You will sit on the leadership team and line-manage a range of business administration and operational teams across the school, with responsibility for Financial Management, Premises, IT infrastructure and Health and Safety management of the school.
Fairfield High School is an oversubscribed 11 -16 school. Part of Excalibur Academies Trust, the school is rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted and highly valued by our community. It is noted to be an “inclusive and harmonious school with students that are intellectually curious”. 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.
The successful candidate must have an operational management background, significant team management experience and be competent in the areas of finance, HR, business administration including marketing and IT and general premises health and safety.
This post is for Maternity cover, 37 hours per week / 52 weeks per year. Annual leave entitlement: 25 days + Bank Holidays / 30 days if more than 5 years’ experience/continuous service in schools.
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.
• Cycle to work scheme
• Free parking
• 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
Please see full Job Description and Person spec. attached.
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.
Fairfield High School 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.