Trust Business and Finance Manager - Aim High Academy Trust

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 24/01/2020 16:00
Point 40 to Point 43 (2019) - £42,682 to £45,591
Job Category:
Schools - Support
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Aim High Academy Trust
Closing date:
24 Jan
Further Information

Incorporating Dubmire Primary & Daycare, Gillas Lane Primary and Newbottle Primary,
Houghton le Spring, Tyne and Wear
Tel: 0191 5005954 (Central Team)
CEO: Mr G Stephenson

Salary Range: Point 40 to Point 43 (2019) - £42,682 to £45,591
Full Time, All Year Round
Start Date: April 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter

Aim High Academy Trust is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and well-motivated Trust Business and Finance Manager to work across our 3 primary academies.

As the Trust Business and Finance Manager you will be expected to undertake the strategic financial planning and management of the academies in the Trust, advising the CEO and Trustees on all financial matters, HR, administration and lead on income generation. You will be an excellent communicator, forward-thinker and creative leader, who is able to demonstrate good interpersonal skills allied with a drive to help the Trust develop and improve.

You will have:
• An excellent level of education
• Leadership and management experience of areas including finance and administration
• Excellent communication skills and the ability to present both written and verbal information to a variety of stakeholders
• A genuine desire to involve yourself fully in the life of our Trust and to work as part of our forward-thinking team of professionals. The successful candidate will support the Trust’s Senior Leadership Team and Trustees, and be expected to make a major contribution to the work of that team in all aspects of its work

If you have attention to detail, can prioritise your workload, meet deadlines and inspire your team then we would be keen to hear from you.

We welcome informal visits – please contact Graham Stephenson, Chief Executive Officer, (0191 5005954 or email Graham.stephenson@aimhigh.co.uk) to arrange a suitable appointment (office closes 20th December and re-opens 6th January).

Application packs are available from the Trust’s website – www.aimhighacademytrust.co.uk. Completed applications should be returned to Jackie Moran – by email to Jackie.moran@aimhigh.co.uk or by post to
Jackie Moran, Aim High Academy Trust, c/o Dubmire Primary Academy, Britannia Terrace, Fence Houses, Houghton le Spring, DH4 6HL. (Please note school closure dates above).

Interviews are to be held week commencing 3rd February 2020. Any applicant who does not receive confirmation of interview by this date will have to assume they have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Aim High Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service. Aim High Academy Trust safeguards and protects its students and staff by being committed to respond in accordance with Sunderland Local Safeguarding Board Procedures. Applicants can view the Trust’s safeguarding policies via our website www.aimhighacademytrust.co.uk

Closing Date: Friday, 24th January 2020 (4pm)
Interviews: week beginning 3rd February 2020

Please note
This job is closed for applications.