Published
February 1, 2024
Location
Job Type
Short Summary
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Duke of Kent School as Head of Operations, to commence in August 2024, or by 1 of September 2024 at the latest.
Salary
c £60,000 pa, dependent on experience
Working Pattern
Full time
Documents
Closing Date
April 17, 2024

Description

To commence in August 2024, exact start date to be mutually agreed

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Duke of Kent School as Head of Operations, to commence in August 2024, or by 1 of September 2024 at the latest.

The Head of Operations will report to the Head and be responsible for the day to day operational and strategic management of the School. They will line manage six employees, alongside overseeing the management of property, grounds, IT, maintenance, transport, cleaning, catering, health and safety and compliance. The successful candidate will have strong leadership skills and proven experience of managing operation functions within a School setting, as well as experience of managing people and departmental budgets.

Please refer to the full Job Description and Person Specification for more information.

In order to meet compliance, application is by School Application Form only. Please also include a covering letter outlining how your experience and qualifications make you suitable for this role, making specific reference to the job description and person specification explaining what attracts you to the post.

To apply and for more information

www.dukeofkentschool.org.uk/private-prep-surrey-england/job-vacancies

Please submit your Application Form and cover letter electronically by email to Rachel Harris, Head of HR, at rharris@dokschool.org, for the attention of Mrs Sue Knox, Head.

Applications will be considered on receipt; however, no applications will be accepted after midday, Wednesday 17 April 2024.

Candidates who are invited to attend an interview will have a tour of the School and will have the opportunity to meet members of the Senior Leadership Team and members of our Governing Body.

Please note that we are unable to offer visits to the School prior to application.

Duke of Kent School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. All teaching staff are required to submit a self-declaration form confirming their suitability to work with children across our age range. Appointment will be subject to satisfactory references and pre-employment checks as detailed in our Recruitment Policy.

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