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Parkwood Hall, Bromley

Closing date for applications:

October, 13th, 2023 0:00AM

Overview of role

Dear Candidate

Thank you for your interest in the position of Director of Finance & Operations at Parkwood Hall Cooperative Academy. It’s an exciting time at Parkwood Hall and you would be joining at a transformational time for the academy.

This is a pivotal appointment in the next steps of our development. I joined the academy in September 2022 and have found the staff to be welcoming and passionate about their work. The pupils are an inspiration.

There is much to be done as we move into the next phase of our development and this role will be key in the strategic direction we are about to take.

The business team within the academy are a vital part of the school and are highly valued members of the team. This role will lead the business team and ensure that the academy is run in a professional and robust way.

This person will help to grow and develop the business team to ensure that the needs of our pupils, families and staff are all supported. All of our staff must be kind and that includes this role.

There is interaction with parents who are passionate about the best possible life chances for their children.

The person selected for this role must be both operational and strategic, as well as willing to work towards our vision of improving the quality of life for all our community.

If you have any queries or would like a confidential conversation about this opportunity, then in the first instance, please contact our advising consultants:

You are welcome to visit the school as we believe it is important for you to see it in action and get a first-hand impression.

Arrangements can be made by emailing Sara Buthlay at Pentir: [email protected]

Simon Collins
Principal Parkwood
Hall Co-operative Academy

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How did you find out about this role?
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Further Information

Should you have any queries or would like a confidential conversation, please contact Pentir, our advising consultants.

Mike Phillips

07830 313915
[email protected]

Maureen Nicholas

07540 222519
[email protected]

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Thank you for contacting us

To apply, either submit a CV or complete the application form, together with the equal opportunities questionnaire. In addition, you should include a supporting statement outlining your motivation for applying and your suitability for the role.  Your supporting statement should outline how you satisfy the Qualifications and Experience elements of the Person Specification. Our expectation is that the supporting statement should be 2 to 3 pages of A4. For candidates invited to interview, these responses will be explored further, together with the other elements of the Person Specification. Please send your completed application by e-mail to [email protected]. All applications will be acknowledged.

The Recruitment Process

We will treat all enquiries, formal and informal, in confidence. If candidates wish to visit the school, arrangements will be made by Pentir. Please contact Sara Buthlay ([email protected]). The closing date for applications is Friday 29th September. Final interviews are planned for week commencing Monday 9th October and Tuesday 10th October.

Further information

Should you have any queries or would like a confidential conversation, then please contact our advising consultants at Pentir: Mike Phillips on 07830 313915 ([email protected]) or Maureen Nicholas on 07540 222519 ([email protected]). Parkwood Hall Cooperative Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Scheme, confirmation of qualifications, experience checks and satisfactory references. Please fill in the form below to access and download the documents for Director of Finance and Operations, Parkwood Hall: (Introduction to Parkwood Hall , Application Form and Workplace Monitoring Questionnaire).

Further Information

Should you have any queries or would like a confidential conversation, please contact Pentir, our advising consultants.