Director of Operations

United Westminster & Grey Coat Foundation/The Grey Coat Hospital
Location: London
Salary (£): Competitive
Closing Date: 22nd April 2024
Start Date: September 2024
Phase: Secondary and 16-18

Role Managed by

Rebecca Beach
Executive Search Consultant


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The Grey Coat Hospital are seeking a high performing and experienced person to join the senior leadership team as Director of Operations. Reporting directly to the Headteacher you will provide strategic and operational leadership for the operations and finance function of the school.

The Grey Coat Hospital, founded in 1698, is a Church of England, single academy for girls aged eleven to eighteen which welcomes boys into the Sixth Form. The Grey Coat Hospital has close links with the United Westminster Grey Coat Foundation who provide governance and financial support and collaborative professional development. The Foundation holds an endowment which is invested to provide schools with additional finance.

The aim of The Grey Coat Hospital is “to enable students to take charge of their learning, make decisions based on Christian values, live in the world as independent women and men and meet the challenges of the twenty-first century.” This aim is for excellence both in and out of the classroom, seeking to develop the qualities of inquisitiveness, resilience, independence, humility, and kindness. The school has dedicated staff, supportive parents and experienced governors who work together to ensure that each student experiences a challenging learning journey in a reflective, creative, and vibrant atmosphere.

We are determined to build on our history and track record to develop our offer to meet the educational challenges and opportunities of the future including the ongoing pressures on funding in the education sector and potentially major changes to national school governance frameworks. In doing this we are fortunate to have the close support of the United Westminster and Grey Coat Foundation which means that we are part of a family of one other academy trust and three independent schools and able to draw on their collaboration. We look forward very much to meeting you and introducing you to our wonderful school.

Our purpose is to deliver excellence in teaching, achievement, and personal development to help our students pursue happy, fulfilling futures and if you feel ready to take on this challenge as Director of Operations at The Grey Coat Hospital, we invite you to submit your application so that we may learn more about you, your expertise and passion.

Please contact Rebecca Beach at Academicis on 01223 907979 or 07733628155 or via email at to have a confidential conversation and to find out more about this excellent opportunity.