Director of Finance, Devon

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Ted Wragg Multi-Academy TrustDevon

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Start date: Early 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £65,000 - £75,000 (negotiable)
Contract term: Permanent

The Director of Finance at the Ted Wragg Trust will have ambition, drive, sector expertise and above all strong agile leadership to be successful in this senior Executive role reporting to the Chief Executive Officer. 

The Ted Wragg Trust is a highly successful multi academy trust with schools in Exeter and Plymouth providing education to children aged from 2 to 16 with Exeter College and the University of Exeter as our outstanding lead education partners. The Trust believes that working in collaboration through local communities of schools we can transform the life chances of children and our priority is to ensure that students, regardless of socio-economic background can grow, thrive and be successful.  

This role will be challenging but always interesting and it will provide an exciting and rewarding opportunity for a high calibre financial expert to lead and inspire their teams to provide best in class finance and business functions. You will work closely with the Chief Executive Officer, the Chair of the Audit, Finance and Resources Committee and the wider Board of Trustees to give strategic leadership and assurance across several business functions of the Trust.  

The successful applicant will be a fully qualified Accountant who is commercially astute and is able to translate visionary concepts into practical implementation plans. You will be a natural and motivational leader, thrive on accountability, have strong negotiation skills and be able to communicate confidently at the highest levels in a fast paced environment.

You will have relentless personal drive and be able to demonstrate commitment to the values of the Trust. In return we can offer you:

• a competitive salary: £65,000 - £75,000 (negotiable)

• staff benefits package

• support from professional network forums

• a strong sense of shared moral purpose and a real opportunity to make a difference to the lives of young people 

• a relocation package for exceptional candidates

If you are up for the challenge of helping to provide life changing education for our children, we would encourage you in the first instance to arrange a telephone conversation or a meeting with our CEO, Moira Marder by contacting Helen Scott on 01404 823293 x 273 or by email helen.scott@tedwraggtrust.co.uk

Applications are to be emailed to Helen Scott by midday on Tuesday 15 October 2019.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 31 October 2019.

The Ted Wragg Multi 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 and operate in accordance with the Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before an appointment is confirmed.

This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.



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Type: English Secondary Schools
Address: Cranbrook Education Campus, Tillhouse Road, Cranbrook, Exeter, EX5 7EE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1404 823293
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The Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust’s ambition is to raise the aspirations of young people and enable them to become fulfilled, life ready, confident and motivated citizens, able to contribute actively to a democratic society.   All pupils wi...