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Head of Operations and Finance - Full-time/Part-time

Temple Grove Academy, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-2018-178S
  • Posted:20/09/2021
  • Pay:KR9
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:27/09/2021 at 19:00
  • Interviews:Tuesday 5th October

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We are seeking to appoint an experienced Operations Manager to join the team that supports the activities of Temple Grove Academy.

Full-time/Part-Time, 47.5 weeks per year (term time plus 9.5 weeks) KR9 (£30,034 - £34,180 FTE)

Some flexibility in days/hours could be discussed with the right candidate.

 

Temple Grove Academy is a one form entry primary school with a pre-school nursery and was rated “Good” by Ofsted in September 2019. We are continuing to build on this foundation and have a hard working and committed team of staff who are passionate about delivering the best education possible to all our pupils.

As a member of the support team, you will be at the centre of our academy and key to its activities, providing high quality operations support to all our pupils and staff. Previous experience in a school is essential, as is a good working knowledge of Sage/Arbor (or similar). Key to this role is an ability to multi-task, and to work both independently and as part of a team.

You will be responsible for financial and business management; estates management; health and safety; management systems and IT. You will work with others in the team to continually improve systems and processes within the support team to ensure that the academy runs smoothly and efficiently. We are seeking someone who is professional, flexible, with excellent written and oral communication skills and good IT skills.

We offer:

  • A commitment to CPD for all
  • Supportive staff and governors
  • Enthusiastic and friendly children
  • A real opportunity to make a difference. 

 

We usually offer and welcome the opportunity for applicants to visit our academy in advance of any application. However, in these unprecedented times, we would ask that you contact Katie Climo at kclimo@templegroveacademy.com if you would like to discuss this role in more detail.

Initial applications should be made via the application form below and emailed to Katie Climo at the email above. CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: Monday 27th September 2021

Interviews to be held: Tueseday 5th October 2021

Start date: ASAP

Information about the school

Temple Grove Academy is located in Tunbridge Wells and occupies a large site with extensive indoor and outdoor space. It is the first academy within Temple Grove Academy Trust. We currently have 238 children on roll in our pre-school Nursery, Foundation Stage, KS1 and KS2 departments.

Temple Grove Academy's vision is to provide its pupils with an outstanding education and to enable them to enjoy a richly diverse curriculum, which will inspire every child to develop his or her individual potential. The academy makes use of its outdoor space to offer Forest School activities to pupils.

All Academy staff will be encouraged to develop their professional expertise and to build commitment to our central belief - that we should put all of our children first.

Temple Grove Academy was rated a Good School in all 5 areas in its latest Ofsted Inspection.

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.