Head of Finance, Cambridgeshire

Closing date:

Chesterton Community CollegeCambridgeshire

Date posted:
Start date: To be discussed at Interview
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Dependent upon skills, qualifications and experience
Contract term: Permanent

Cambridgeshire Educational Trust 

CEO: Lucy Scott

Head of Finance – Permanent

Salary: Dependent upon skills, qualifications and experience

We are seeking a fully-qualified (CCAB qualified accountant), experienced and dynamic finance professional to join the college’s Management Team and work across the Trust.  Chesterton Community College is the founding school in the Cambridge Educational Trust and has been consistently placed in the top 1% of schools nationally as measured by the progress its students make from ages 11 to 16.  The Trust currently consists of 2 schools and a sports centre and is likely to grow in the coming years. Other schools in the trust are, Downham Market Academy and two Free Schools in pre-opening.

Head of Finance is responsible for all aspects of financial management including, but not limited to, statutory reporting,  management accounting, payroll and treasury functions of the Trust. The Head of Finance also has supervisory responsibility for 4 members of staff.  

This is a key role for ensuring our students are able to learn in a well resourced, inspiring environment. The role will involve management of significant sums for the Trust.

 Closing date: Thursday 18th March 2019

Interview date: TBC 

 We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date if we consider that we have received an appropriate number of suitable candidates for the post.  Closing date & interview date to be confirmed.


More about Chesterton Community College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Gilbert Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4 3NY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1223 712150
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Chesterton Community College is a co-educational secondary academy located in Cambridge, educating around 1,000 students aged xxx. The school converted to academy status in 2011. 

Chesterton Community College holds specialist status in humanitie...