Location: IG8, Woodford Green, London Borough of Redbridge
Salary: £55,000-£65,000 (dependent on experience)
Start Date: Subject to notice period Contract: Permanent
Job Type: Full Time, 36.5 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
We are looking for a passionate, inspirational and highly experienced Finance/Operations Manager to support the Executive Team of an outward-facing, successful multi-academy trust, just 7 minutes’ walk from Woodford tube station. You will facilitate the operation of the educational provisions across the Trust through strategy and innovation.
Strive4 Academy Trust was established in September 2017 with two outward facing, successful primary schools (serving over 1300 children). We have plans each year to grow into a 'family' of schools that will further enhance and develop the individual schools within it. It’s an exciting time and, as a Trust, we plan to be innovative, creative and committed to working together to ensure that every child can fulfil their potential in each of our schools.
This role manages the operation of central support services for the Trust; you will strategically lead and manage the finances, HR, business innovation, health and safety, risk management, and coordinating legal support across Strive4. You will lead our central services teams with energy and creativity.
The successful candidate will ensure the efficient operation of services according to agreed procedures and to maintain those procedures by conducting regular reviews.
We are looking for someone who:
-Is an experienced Manager that has managed diverse teams effectively
-Is a good communicator who can network with internal and external stakeholders to achieve the Trust's aim to make a lasting difference for our children
-Has knowledge and experience of working with high value budgets
-Has a working practice of operational issues
In return the Trust can offer you:
-A forward looking and positive working environment
-The opportunity to work with professional, committed and ambitious colleagues in a financially secure and innovative organisation
-Outstanding, highly personalised professional development opportunities
-A comprehensive staff benefits package
How to Apply:
Your application is a direct permanent application to Strive4.
To apply, please request an application form from Ellie Field at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Ellie on 0207 259 8770 for more information. Your application is a direct permanent application to our school (not through agency), Hays is our recruitment partner for this permanent appointment.
Closing date: Tuesday 27th October 2020, 9.00 am
Interview date: Week beginning 2nd November 2020
You can also visit https://www.strive4academy.co.uk/ for more information.
Strive4 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Such posts will require a DBS check and references will be taken up prior to interview.
Strive4 Academy Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee in England and Wales registered number: 10863245.
Registered Address: Strive4 Academy Trust, Ray Lodge Primary School, Snakes Lane East, Woodford Green, IG8 7JQ