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Chief Operating Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
09/10/2020 12:00
Competitive salary and benefits package
Job Category:
Executive / Managerial
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
The Education Village Academy Trust

Job details 

Closing date:
9 Oct

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Further information

Are you highly-skilled and looking for new challenges in the education sector? Can you provide innovative solutions and lead others to deliver excellence? If so, this could be your next opportunity!

The opportunity:

Working closely with the Chief Executive and Trustees of EVAT, you will play a crucial role in securing the long-term sustainability of the Trust, facilitating its strategy for improvement, and contributing to the successful implementation of future growth plans.

You will be a creative strategist, used to working on complex and wide-ranging projects, with the ability to engage and motivate stakeholders at all levels. Providing leadership and management for all non-academic services, you will have a proven track record of leading successful and innovative teams.

As the Chief Financial Officer of the Trust, you will bring experience of strategic financial management and policy development, plus a good awareness of company and charity law and governance.

The successful candidate will:
- be qualified to Degree level or equivalent;
- have a significant track record of success in senior leadership and strategy development within a complex organisation;
- have experience of efficient and effective budget, financial, risk and resources management;
- come from private, public, voluntary or education sector backgrounds.

Should you wish to have a confidential conversation with the Chief Executive please contact Cathy Knights, Executive Officer and PA to the Chief Executive, to organise by tel. 01325 248114 or email: cknights@educationvillage.org.uk.

Application packs are available from Kerry Giroux, Avec Partnership Ltd, tel. 07983 630109 or email: Kerry.Giroux@avec-partnership.com. Applications should be returned to Kerry Giroux via email with a covering letter.

Interview Date(s): w/c 19th October 2020

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check

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