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Head of Operations

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Duke of Kent School as Head of Operations, to commence in August 2024, or by 1st of September 2024 at the latest.

The Head of Operations will report to the Head and be responsible for the day to day operational and strategic management of the School. They will line manage 6 employees, alongside overseeing the management of property, grounds, IT, maintenance, transport, cleaning, catering, health and safety and compliance. The successful candidate will have strong leadership skills and proven experience of managing operation functions within a School setting, as well as experience of managing people and departmental budgets.

Please refer to the full Job Description and Person Specification for more information.

In order to meet compliance, application is by School Application Form only. Please also include a covering letter outlining how your experience and qualifications make you suitable for this role, making specific reference to the job description and person specification explaining what attracts you to the post.

Please submit your Application Form and cover letter electronically by email to Rachel Harris, Head of HR, at rharris@dokschool.org, for the attention of Mrs Sue Knox, Head.

Applications will be considered on receipt; however no applications will be accepted after midday on Wednesday 17th April 2024.

Candidates who are invited to attend an interview will have a tour of the School and will have the opportunity to meet members of the Senior Leadership Team and members of our Governing Body.

Please note that we are unable to offer visits to the School prior to application.