Business and Operations Director

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Salary Scale £45,000 to £60,000
13 Oct 2020
05 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern

The opportunity:


We are looking to recruit a creative strategist who can rapidly develop a deep understanding of the support service requirements of our Academy.  You will join a strong, forward-looking and supportive leadership team and will work with the Principal and Trustees to secure its continuing success.


You will provide strategic leadership of all non-academic related services ensuring their operational excellence and advising the Principal, Trustees, Governors and appropriate leaders on all related matters.


 As a potential candidate you:


  • will have a demonstrable track record of success in the effective leadership and delivery of business support services and managing transformational change;
  • will have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate, influence and negotiate effectively and will be strategically influential with the ability to translate vision into success; 
  • may come from private, public, voluntary or education sector backgrounds.



We are looking for an experienced professional with strong leadership and management skills, ambition and drive who shares our organisation’s values.

We are looking for the successful candidate to start in December, however a later start date could be negotiated for the right candidate.


Applicant information and application forms are available on our school website, or by contacting the office on 01782 234868 or

The closing date for applications is Thursday 5th November, 2020 at 1pm. Interviews will be held w.c 09.11.2020

Glebe Academy is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and will be required to disclose all relevant information for appropriate safeguarding checks