I am delighted that you are interested in learning more about the Operations Manager role at Driver Youth Trust.
The Driver Youth Trust is a national charity committed to improving outcomes for young people who struggle with literacy. Our mission is to promote the following:
We believe that by building school capacity and improving the knowledge, skills and understanding of teachers is the best way to make sure that every child, regardless of their background, gets a great education. However, there are real systemic issues that can make this difficult, such as the lack of appropriate teacher training.
That’s why we are doing things differently – re-thinking the role of teaching consultants providing guidance and support to schools in a way that uses the best practice, with a sound understanding of research and evidence. We believe every child needs a great teacher and that every teacher deserves the highest quality training.
We are looking for an exceptional individual to join our team. The Operations Manager will work closely with senior leaders to manage our programmes of work, internal infrastructure, data management systems and ensure DYT remains legally compliant.
In order to excel in this role, you will need to have experience as a project manager, be flexible to meet the demands of our growing organisation, setting a course through ambiguity and changing circumstances.
Above all, you will have a commitment to the vision and values of DYT and a determination to improve the education of young people who struggle with literacy.
To apply for the role please email the following no later than 5pm on 20th April 2018:
If you wish to apply or have any questions or queries about this role and wish to have a confidential conversation about the position please get in touch via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job title: Operations Manager
Reports to: Chief Executive
Start date: April 2018
Contract term: Permanent
Location: London, SE1
Salary: £45,000 – £50,000 and 10% pension contribution.
What is the role?
To provide leadership of the Driver Youth Trust’s core team, programmes of work, services to schools and the wider education sector, ensuring that we continue to grow, modernise and deliver on our commitment to every young person accessing the highest quality education.
In line with DYT’s strategy, the Operations Manager must:
In delivering these responsibilities, the Operations Management will:
What will the team look like?
You will be working at the heart of DYT and support the work of Consultant Teachers and our core team of Executives.
You will regularly work alongside Chief Executive, Christopher Rossiter (who is a Work and Organisational Psychologist, Fellow of the Royal Society of Art and Chair of Governors) as well as our Director of Education, Jules Daulby (a highly experienced teaching leader, founding partner of WomenEd and SEND Governor).
What’s the context?
DYT is a growing organisation. This means that:
What will be required of you?
The successful candidate will have a strong belief in, and enthusiasm for, the vision and mission of DYT, and consistently demonstrate the following values:
Knowledge and skills