Job Details

Director of Business Development and Operations

Job Grade: M £41,582 - £49,883

Salary: £41,582.00 - £49,883.00

Hours: Full-TIme

Start Date: 01/04/2019

Interviews: 27/03/2019

Closing date: 20/03/2019


Are you a well-qualified, dynamic and experienced professional looking to join a successful Academy in Cornwall?  


Director of Business Development and Operations
£41,582 - £49,883

Permanent Full time, 52-week contract

We are looking for a well-qualified, dynamic and experienced professional to join the Senior Leadership Team.  The successful applicant will hold the position of Chief Finance Officer, responsible for ensuring sound and appropriate financial governance arrangements are in place as well as a wider responsibility for the Business and Operational functions of the school.  These include Facilities and Premises Management, Health and Safety, ICT, Legal, Data Protection and School Administration including communication systems, with a team of middle leaders.

This role demands a unique combination of strategic thinking and people management skills.  Key to your success will be successful experience of working in a school or educational setting, strong management and financial experience, outstanding communication skills and the ability to lead areas of the school’s strategic development.

Penryn College is a lively thriving Academy which caters for 1149 11-16 pupils in a modern building.  We pride ourselves on offering the very best for our students so that when they leave us, they are confident and capable young people who are prepared to give something back to society.

You are very welcome to visit the school as we enjoy having people in to see our superb facilities and get a feel for the College.  For an informal discussion please contact The Director of Business and Operations on 01326 372379.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. In accordance with our policies we are unable to process applications without a fully completed application form.


Further details and an application pack can be found on the school website at

The closing date for application forms is Wednesday 20th March at 9am.
Interviews will take place on Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th March.