Director of Operations

Ref: 6025

Bedford Modern School

Bedford

Role Managed by:

Tom McAllister

Research Associate

Primary Practice Group: Schools and Education Organisations

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 28/09/2022

Formal Interview Date: First Round Interviews - Tuesday 1st November 2022 & Wednesday 2nd November 2022. Final Interviews - Tuesday 8th November 2022.

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Bedford Modern School (BMS) is a thriving, independent co-educational day school which educates 1280 students aged between 7 and 18.  Part of the Harpur Trust, one of the UK’s largest charities, BMS combines more than 250 years of tradition with a modern outlook, and is an unpretentious, tolerant community where students flourish as individuals.


BMS now seeks an exceptional strategic, financial, and operational leader to succeed Richard Pooley who will retire in Spring 2023.  Reporting to the Head, Alex Tate, the new Director of Operations has an exciting opportunity to contribute to a dynamic and highly successful school and play a critical role in helping to position it for the future.

  
The appointed candidate will bring substantial generalist leadership and management experience with a track record of success in managing complex, multi-disciplinary and sizeable support functions. An accomplished strategic leader, the new Director of Operations will combine the entrepreneurial flair to drive the commercial development of BMS, with the interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence to contribute as an integral part of the Leadership Team. A strong personal ethos of service, and a collaborative, team-orientated leadership style are all essential.

 
Previous experience within a school environment is not a pre-requisite. Applications are encouraged from candidates with commercial, charitable, private-sector, and public-sector backgrounds.


The closing date for applications is 08:30 BST on Thursday 29th September 2022.

 
Bedford Modern School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate must be willing to undergo an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service.


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