Chief Operating Officer

  • Organisation: St Peter's School York
  • Location: Yorkshire
  • Tenure: Full-time
  • Closing Date: Monday 6 February 2023

The Board is now looking to appoint a dynamic, commercially minded and experienced Chief Operating Officer who will report to the Head Master and work with the Governors and School Leadership Team to lead the strategic, financial and operational management of the School.

St Peter’s School York is one of the leading schools in the country and the fourth oldest school in the world.

This thriving, over-subscribed and award-winning co-educational day and boarding school provides a welcoming and inclusive environment for its 1,250 pupils aged 2-18 and over 250 staff, in which every member feels valued and empowered to succeed.

St Peter’s vision of education encompasses the preparation of pupils to be confident, successful, happy and fulfilled adults. That is defined as being both in their professional and personal lives where they will have a wide range of interests, relationships, skills and a strong set of values.

Situated on an impressive riverside campus in walking distance from the centre of historic York and less than two hours from London, St Peter’s offers sector leading opportunities for pupils and staff to explore their potential and make their way in the world.

The Board is now looking to appoint a dynamic, commercially minded and experienced Chief Operating Officer who will report to the Head Master and work with the Governors and School Leadership Team to lead the strategic, financial and operational management of the School. The school is in strong financial shape with ambitious plans and projects underway to significantly increase revenue away from fees. This is an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in the development of St Peter’s, working with outstanding teams in a magnificent location.

The successful candidate will have a proven record of success and will have led and managed substantial teams. They will be commercially and financially astute and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Applications are encouraged from candidates from a broad range of sectors and diverse backgrounds who possess such attributes and a genuine passion for education.

Further information on St Peter’s School, York can be found at https://www.stpetersyork.org.uk/

A candidate brief is available from http://www.odgers.com/87740

Application forms, cover letters and CVs should be sent by the closing date, Monday 6 February 2023, to Freddie Dennis at Odgers Berndtson.

St Peter’s School York is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The Board is now looking to appoint a dynamic, commercially minded and experienced Chief Operating Officer who will report to the Head Master and work with the Governors and School Leadership Team to lead the strategic, financial and operational management of the School.


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St Peter’s School York is one of the leading schools in the country and the fourth oldest school in the world.

This thriving, over-subscribed and award-winning co-educational day and boarding school provides a welcoming and inclusive environment for its 1,250 pupils aged 2-18 and over 250 staff, in which every member feels valued and empowered to succeed.

St Peter’s vision of education encompasses the preparation of pupils to be confident, successful, happy and fulfilled adults. That is defined as being both in their professional and personal lives where they will have a wide range of interests, relationships, skills and a strong set of values.

Situated on an impressive riverside campus in walking distance from the centre of historic York and less than two hours from London, St Peter’s offers sector leading opportunities for pupils and staff to explore their potential and make their way in the world.

The Board is now looking to appoint a dynamic, commercially minded and experienced Chief Operating Officer who will report to the Head Master and work with the Governors and School Leadership Team to lead the strategic, financial and operational management of the School. The school is in strong financial shape with ambitious plans and projects underway to significantly increase revenue away from fees. This is an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in the development of St Peter’s, working with outstanding teams in a magnificent location.

The successful candidate will have a proven record of success and will have led and managed substantial teams. They will be commercially and financially astute and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Applications are encouraged from candidates from a broad range of sectors and diverse backgrounds who possess such attributes and a genuine passion for education.

Further information on St Peter’s School, York can be found at https://www.stpetersyork.org.uk/

A candidate brief is available from http://www.odgers.com/87740

Application forms, cover letters and CVs should be sent by the closing date, Monday 6 February 2023, to Freddie Dennis at Odgers Berndtson.

St Peter’s School York is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


St Peter's School York

St Peter's School York
Clifton, York, YO30 6AB

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