Skip to content ↓
Ivybridge Community College

Ivybridge Community College

Ivybridge Community College

Operations Manager

This is an exciting opportunity to join Ivybridge Community College and Westcountry Schools Trust.

Operations Manager

NJC Grade: G

Full Time – 52 weeks per year

Salary: £32,910 - £36,922

We are a dynamic organisation with our students and staff at our heart. Built on an extensive track-record of excellence, the Trust combines a range of secondary colleges, primary schools and business units based in a variety of sites across Devon and Cornwall. We are also a stone’s throw from some of the best beaches and countryside in the country.

Based at Ivybridge Community College, the Operations Manager will be working in a fast-paced environment, reporting directly to the Principal. They will be one of the College’s leading support staff professionals, working as part of the College’s Senior Leadership Team to assist the Principal in his/her duties, whilst working with wider Trust colleagues to ensure alignment with WeST Strategy. They are responsible for the development and implementation of management processes to support the delivery of the College’s learning objectives.

The Operations Manager will have strong organisational and people management skills, prioritising and managing their own workload and that of their teams well.  The Operations Manager will use their excellent interpersonal skills to maintain a calm and professional manner in the face of many demands across the College.  Promoting the highest standards of business ethos, the post holder will develop and implement management processes, which optimise the effective use of resources, systems and structures to enable the delivery of the College’s core purpose of Teaching and Learning.

The post holder will lead and manage the College’s day-to-day resources, which includes: its facilities, property, health and safety, ICT, catering, cleaning, bus and other administrative services.  They will manage all aspects of the resources in these areas, from the people, diverse projects, preparation of management information and monitoring of performance against targets.

For an informal discussion regarding this role, please contact Jenna Gipson, HR Advisor on telephone: 01752 891754, Extension: 1322.

If you believe you can demonstrate the dedication, skills and passion required, we look forward to receiving your application. Completed applications must be submitted by email to: for the attention of Mrs Hutchinson, Principal, by 5pm on Monday, 19 October 2020.

We anticipate interviewing for this role the week commencing Monday, 2 November 2020.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.