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Chief Operating Officer

  • Employer - The Education Village Academy Trust
  • Reference number -
  • Sector - Public - local government
  • Department - Education
  • Location - Darlington
  • Salary - Circa £65,000 per annum
  • Duration - Permanent
  • Hours - Full time
  • Closing date - Monday, 04 June 2018 17:00


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

The opportunity:

We are looking to recruit a creative strategist who can rapidly develop a deep understanding of the support service requirements of our Trust. You will join a strong, forward-looking and supportive leadership team and will work with the Chief Executive and Directors of the Education Village Academy Trust to secure its continuing success and support further development and growth of the Trust.

You will provide strategic leadership of all non-academic related services, ensuring their operational excellence and advising the Chief Executive, Principals and Directors on all related matters.

The candidate:·     will have a demonstrable track record of success in the effective leadership and delivery of business support services and managing transformational change;·     will have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate, influence and negotiate effectively;·     will be strategically influential with the ability to translate vision into success;·     may come from private, public, voluntary or education sector backgrounds.

Visits to The Education Village Academy Trust are welcome on the following dates: 14 and 17 May 2018.

Contact information

Please contact Cathy Knights, Executive Officer and PA to the Chief Executive, to book your place by tel: 01325 248114 or email:

Application packs are available from Emma Duffy, Avec Partnership Ltd, Tel 01325 281480 or email: Applications should be returned to Emma Duffy via email.

Interview information

11 & 12 June 2018

How to apply

Please see the contact information section above for details about how to apply for this job.

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