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Trust Finance Director vacancy

Trust Finance Director
To start January 2022
15 hours per week, term–time plus 4 weeks
Aspire Learning Trust Spot point £51,000 FTE (£18,954.03 actual)

The Aspire Learning Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust in Whittlesey consisting of Sir Harry Smith Community College, Park Lane Primary and Nursery School and New Road Primary and Nursery School working together to help every child achieve their full potential, to prepare them for their next educational steps, to teach them kindness and respect for all and to equip them to play a full and satisfying role in society. 

We seek a suitably qualified and competent Finance Director to take up this exciting new role. This post offers an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and enthusiastic professional to join our 3 school multi-academy trust. The Finance Director will provide leadership and management of all aspects of finance, as well as contributing to the strategic direction of the Trust. All the work of the Finance Director will be rooted in ensuring benefit to the learners and communities the Trust serves. 

As a key member of the Executive Team, the Finance Director will play an important part in setting the direction of strategic development. This will include regular reporting to the Trust Board and the production of high-quality reports to enable them to make informed decisions. The Finance Director will keep ahead of funding and legislative changes that apply to the education sector and will provide the Board of Trustees with strategic financial information to enable them to make informed financial decisions. 

The post-holder will be organised and possess ingenuity, strive for excellence, have a positive attitude and the ability to build rapport with all Trust stakeholders.  You will be reliable and trustworthy, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, possess a can-do attitude and the ability to flourish in a busy environment whilst remaining calm under pressure.  

Further details and application packs are available on the Trust website, or by emailing

The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 1st November 2021. Please send completed application forms, together with a letter of application in which you set out your suitability for this role, to:

This Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to Enhanced DBS clearance and satisfactory employment history references.