This is an exciting opportunity in central London for a first class Chief Operating Officer (COO) for April 2020, or earlier by arrangement.

This is a new role, created by Astrum Education Group, working closely with the Group Business Director and Heads, to shape the future development of the business.

The group currently consists of two central London schools with a separate boarding house, located over five substantial and impressive sites; offering day and boarding experiences for local, national and international pupils.

Headspace Academics is pleased to be assisting Astrum Education Group with the appointment; the key aims of which are to provide operational management in order for the curriculum to be delivered to the highest possible standards. Answerable to the Governors and ultimately the Astrum Board, the COO will work alongside, and in support of, the Head and Principal. As the Clerk to the Governors, the COO will be responsible for Astrum Group’s overall administration and financial affairs.

The COO’s tasks are wide-ranging and varied. The successful candidate will be an experienced senior manager, ideally with a professional qualification (MBA, ACA or equivalent) and be able to demonstrate a proven track record of successful management in a complex people-oriented organisation. They will need a sound knowledge of financial management, a thorough understanding of budgeting, forecasting and strategic business planning, and extensive general management experience.

Based at Kensington Park School, the successful candidate will receive an attractive and competitive package, dependent upon qualifications and experience.

The post is available to commence in April 2020 or earlier by agreement

closing date for applications 15th october

Download The Application Form Job Prospectus

applications Close 15th October

  • Interview dates:

    • 24th October - Final round interviews

Contact Mike Abraham for a confidential conversation: (07786 078108)

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