St. Leonard's CEP Academy

"Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it" Proverb 22:6



We have an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to join our ambitious and forward-thinking team at St Leonard’s CE Primary Academy.


We seek to employ an innovative and committed individual to manage the academy operations effectively. We are looking for an individual who has an eye for detail and a solution focussed approach.


St Leonard’s is a popular and thriving school with excellent facilities across the site.  We aim to provide a safe and inspiring environment for all pupils within the Christian values of the school.  We can offer you, ongoing professional development and a supportive and collaborative team ethos.


The successful candidate will:

•           be able to lead the operations team effectively;

•           ideally have school financial experience

•           ideally have a sound understanding of school premises management;

•           have knowledge of health and safety procedures required in school;

•           work well as part of a team;

•           be keen to develop skills and experience and share these with other staff.


The position is for 35 hours per week, term time only, Monday - Friday, 30 minute unpaid lunch break.  You will be paid on the Single Status pay scale (Grade 9, scale point 23-25, £26,427-£28,548 per annum pro-rata, actual salary will be £22,604-£24,418 per annum).


Further details and an application form are available on our website,  Please forward completed applications to Unfortunately, CV's will not be considered.


Closing date: 19.11.2021 noon

Interview date: 26.11.2021


The Trust has a commitment to equality and diversity and encourages recruits from a diverse background to apply.


This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.  


The academy will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the academy, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations.  


If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.


The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).


For further information about what is required in this process please go to


All academy based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All academy staff should be aware of the academy's Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.