Head of Finance

Leyland, Lancashire (GB)
£46,549 - £50,608
11 May 2023
11 Jun 2023
Contract type
Full time

Endeavour Learning Trust (ELT) are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Head of Finance to manage and co-ordinate the financial requirements and processes across the Trust, and its academies. The Trust currently consists of six schools; four secondaries and two primaries. You will be responsible for the line management of the finance team and support the ongoing operational development of our schools. To ensure that your role responds to the Trust’s needs and delivers the Trust’s visions and aims you will be working closely with the Trust CFO and Finance Manager.


Why you?

  • You are an experienced finance professional, able to take lead responsibility for the Trust financial arrangements and requirements. You are highly organised and an effective communicator. You have commitment to partnership working across our schools and with external stakeholders.


The successful applicant will be enthusiastic, positive, optimistic, flexible and motivated, with personal drive. You will need the right balance of emotional intelligence, teambuilding and networking skills, with the ability to see what needs to be done and to prioritise work accordingly. You will have strong analytical skills and a meticulous attention to detail. You will have the ability to build strong working relationships with teaching, leadership and support staff colleagues, as well as leadership skills which ensure the right balance of appropriate workload, support and challenge.


Why choose us?

  • At ELT we value all members of staff.  We have a focus on staff wellbeing, providing access to wellbeing support services via a dedicated wellbeing website Growing Multi Academy Trust (MAT) Free on-site parking Guidance of a supportive and experienced executive leadership team who invest in the development of their teams and the Trust Encouragement of further and continued professional development Competitive salary Fantastic Local Government Pension Scheme


We welcome staff who share our commitment to help children experience better days and better lives. Through ongoing development and training, we ensure our staff are well prepared for their jobs and given every opportunity to extend their skills.

This post is full time, permanent and all year round.

To apply, please follow the link to TES and press the quick apply button. The link to TES is located on the vacancies page on our website.

Applications should be submitted by 9am on Monday 5th June 2023

Interviews are to be held on Thursday 8th June 2023

If you require any further information about this role please contact our Recruitment Manager, Mollie at m.fairhurst @endeavourlearning .org or on 01772 817904

Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

In addition to the candidate’s ability to perform the duties of the post, the interview will also explore issues relating to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Any relevant issue which may arise from the references will be taken up at interview.


This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check

Endeavour Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and individually take responsibility for doing so.

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