Senior Business Leader - Academy Operations

Job advert

The Diverse Academies are recruiting a Senior Business Leader to take full operational responsibility for academy business operations, through the effective leadership of Academy Business Managers.  


Post:                           Senior Business Leader - Academy Operations

Salary:                        £65,000 per annum

Reports to:                Chief Operating Officer

Position:                    37 Hours per week - full time – all year round

                                     Part time working will be considered


Closing date for applications:  23rd June 2019 


The successful candidate will be able to: 


  • Provide clear vision and direction and act as a role model to inspire higher standards and results in others, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and collaboration.
  • Ensure the continued viability and commitment to quality and service of academy operations to support teaching and learning
  • Contribute to trust-wide academy development planning and lead on whole academy issues
  • Participate in whole Trust innovation projects and programmes as required, responding to national and local policy, including managing the impact of change
  • Work collaboratively with operational and educational leaders across all educational and business functions.
  • Contribute to efficiency through sharing information and constructively supporting others


In return we offer: 


  • Full support and induction
  • Excellent CPD opportunities
  • Salary sacrifice schemes
  • A strong caring ethos
  • Enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • A well-being package
  • Networking opportunities across the Diverse Academies 


If you would like more information about the role or have any questions please contact Gary Corban, Chief Operating Officer - on 



The Diverse Academies and its Governors are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in their care and expects everybody working for the organisation to share this commitment.  To this end we actively seek DBS enhanced clearance check for everybody that is employed by us.


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