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Rebecca Grange

Rebecca is the Executive Director of Operations for Leger Education Trust, a multi-academy trust in Doncaster with secondary, primary, junior and infant schools, and a KS4 alternative provision. She is an experienced and skilled leader, developing ‘operational excellence for educational excellence’: ensuring that finance and operations is led effectively, allowing educational leaders to focus on school improvement. 

She is responsible for the strategic leadership of operations, which includes staffing and HR, training and CPD, and performance management; Estates management including capital projects, health and safety, and premises management; development of commercial services for the trust – Leger IT, Leger Catering, Leger Estates, and Leger Sports; acts as data protection lead for the trust; financial planning and monitoring including budgeting, best value reviews, tenders and procurement, contracts and SLAs; policies and procedures, and governance. 

She has managed all operational aspects of running Academies across all age ranges during her 12 years in education. In her previous role she provided management and commercial leadership to the operational teams at English Heritage as Visitor Operations Manager for South Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire for 7 years.