Closing date:
The Blue Coat School
Somerset Road
B17 0HR


Job description

The Blue Coat School Edgbaston            Founded 1722

IAPS      Co-educational day school              

Age range 2 – 11          NOR 580

Attractive salary and benefits

Start date: September 2018 or earlier by mutual agreement

Where children ‘Grow in Grace’.

The Blue Coat School is seeking to recruit an exceptional Chief Operating Officer (COO) for September 2018 or earlier by mutual agreement. Working closely with the Headmaster, Noel Neeson, and the Chairman of Governors, Bernard Singleton, the COO will play a vital role in shaping the future development of this outstanding school, which has an unrivalled reputation.

The successful candidate will be creative and innovative, seeking solutions to the complex organisational demands of this evolving school, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and will be directly responsible and accountable to the Headmaster and through him to the Governing Body.

The Blue Coat School, Birmingham is a co-educational Independent Day Preparatory School of some 580 pupils aged 2-11. A Church of England Foundation, it was established in 1722 and existed for the first 200 years as a Charity School in the centre of Birmingham. In 1930, the school moved out to the leafy suburbs of Edgbaston where it has developed into the magnificent Prep School that it is today.

How to apply

For a discussion about the particulars of the post, candidates may contact either Kate Wright of Academicis on 01223 907073 or Mike Abraham on 07786 078108

A candidate information brochure together with an application form is available from www.academicis.co.uk

Completed applications to be sent to: kwright@academicis.co.uk

Closing date: Monday 15th January at 10.00am.

Interviews: Week beginning Monday 24th January 2018.

The Blue Coat School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

An Enhanced Disclosure will be required for this appointment.