Cromwell Community College, part of the Active Learning Trust, is a good school which aspires to be outstanding.  We are a successful, oversubscribed school with a rising roll.  We are also to open a primary phase in 2020 making it a 3-18 school.  Kingsfield Primary School is a large improving primary school, also based in Chatteris.  Earith Primary School is a small village school also rated as good.


Chatteris is a growing market town, only 25 minutes from the internationally recognised city of Cambridge, home of the university, and a neighbour to the cathedral city of Ely.


We are looking to appoint a Business and Operations Manager to oversee the three schools within the Active Learning Trust.  There may be some flexibility regarding working hours which would be explored at interview.


You will act as the schools’ leading support staff professional, ensuring schools meet their educational aims and objectives.  You will also provide management oversight for school finances, HR, administration, ICT, premises, catering and health and safety.  Your primary place of work would be Cromwell Community College but you will be expected to travel between schools.


The Active Learning Trust offers the chance to join a strong and experienced team and for you to develop your skills and enhance your career development through a wealth of CPD opportunities.  We have recently undergone a summary evaluation from Ofsted who report that the Trust have effectively established a strong and collective ethos, vision and values across its schools.  The individual characteristics of each school and encouraged and celebrated with a good balance of autonomy, central oversight and accountability.

Salary: ALT GRADE M: £52,727 - £58,285

Closing Date: 21 March 2019, 12.00pm

Other Information

In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, appointment will be subject to DBS check and satisfactory references.

Applicants are thanked for their interest in this role.  Please note that only candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.  We are unable to accept CVs.


Full details and applications available from:

Mrs J MacMahon, Cromwell Community College, Wenny Road, Chatteris, Cambs, PE16 6UU

Tel: 01354 692193



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