NET Academies Trust

Job Vacancy: Operations Manager

Operations Manager

Salary: £40k plus benefits, negotiable for an exceptional candidate

Contract: Full time, initially fixed term until February 2018

Location: Saunderton, Buckinghamshire

NET Academies are seeking a dynamic and dedicated Operations Manager to lead the effective operational running of our growing multi-academy trust. This is a unique and exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to play a pivotal role in the work of NET Academies and to make a visible difference in the lives of children across our family of schools.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of operational management that supports rapid school improvement. You will enjoy a challenge and be motivated to develop the Trust’s systems and procedures so that our academies are well supported to provide an excellent education to every pupil. You will also:

  • Be a successful leader with a strong track record in delivering operational excellence;
  • Have exceptional programme and project management skills; and
  • Have an up to date working knowledge and understanding of issues, legislation and guidance affecting academies.

Working closely with the central team, school business managers and school leaders, the successful candidate will assume overall responsibility for the operational function of the Trust, including premises, risk and compliance, health and safety and ICT. This is a new role and an excellent opportunity for someone with a strategic vision for operational excellence to have an immediate impact.

NET Academies are committed to developing and rewarding their staff and this role attracts a number of benefits, including membership of the LGPS, a generous holiday allowance and cycle to work and childcare voucher schemes.

NET Academies are dedicated to leading and promoting best practice in education. We would like to hear from you if you share our vision, values and enthusiasm.

Please note that this role is offered on a temporary basis with the potential for permanent appointment later on. An informal discussion about the post, prior to application, is recommended; please contact Jamie Wade, HR Manager, at to arrange a telephone conversation with Takako Yeung, Director of Academies.

To apply for this vacancy, please send your CV and a covering letter to Jamie Wade via email or by post to NET Academies Trust, Clare Charity Centre, Saunderton, Buckinghamshire HP14 4BF. In compliance with Safer Recruitment guidelines, shortlisted applicants will be asked to complete an application form.

An enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be required from the successful candidate.

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