March 7, 2024

Head of Operations

Saint Felix School

ASAP Start

We are looking to appoint a talented Head of Operations to run the operations and site development aspects of Saint Felix School.

Saint Felix School, Southwold has been providing educational excellence for over 125 years to children from Suffolk, Norfolk and further afield. Set in 75 glorious acres on the Suffolk coast, just minutes from the sea. Our expanding facilities include a Forest school, sports pitches, sports courts, an indoor 25m swimming and indoor sports complex as part of our 165,000 sq ft of multi purpose building space.

You don’t need to be an expert in running the operations of a school, but you may have transferable experience of running a large estate, hotel or other operations where safety, customer service and efficiency are key.

The Head of Operations is a hands-on role and reports to the Head teacher and our Group Operations Manager. In this wide-ranging role, you would provide overall management of the school’s premises and facilities, including site and grounds maintenance, facilities development, Health & Safety, IT, cleaning, catering services and vehicle management. Under your leadership you will ensure that the school will be well presented, safe, clean and a welcoming environment for day students, our boarders, our team and visitors.

A full job description is available upon request.

All staff at Saint Felix actively participate in and make a significant contribution to the wider school life throughout the year. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate; you will be joining a fantastic school that comprises of passionate staff and hardworking pupils. You will be welcomed by all and become part of our family feel school.

Our team at Saint Felix also benefit from being part of the Inspired Learning Group of schools and Nurseries.

Benefits at Saint Felix School include;

  • Competitive Salary, with annual reviews
  • Childcare fee discount
  • Meals on duty
  • Pension scheme
  • Health plan that provides significant coverage such as optical, dental, dental accident, chiropody, therapy treatments and health club concession. Access to Doctor line from anywhere in the world, scanning such as MRI, CT and PET scan
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Westfield rewards (discounts from various high street and online outlets).

We would like to hear from you if you feel you have the skills and attributes to fulfil this exciting role at Saint Felix School. All applicants will be considered and contacted.

Please apply online by visiting,

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the date advertised.

Saint Felix School  is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children & young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, as all new staff will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance, identity checks, qualification checks and employment checks to include an exploration of any gaps within employment, two satisfactory references and registration with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).