Finance and Operations Director, Norfolk

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Notre Dame High SchoolNorfolk
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Start date: 1 April 2018, or a mutually agreeable date by negotiation
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale N Points 53-57 (£53,556 to £59,973)
Contract term: Permanent

37 hours per week

St John the Baptist Catholic Multi Academy Trust (MAT) is based in Norfolk and North Suffolk and currently comprises of six Primary Schools and one High School. Our schools have excellent records for outcomes and our MAT has developed rapidly to become a vibrant, exciting and dynamic place to learn and work. Our distinctive ethos is founded on the Gospel values of faithfulness, humility, truth, forgiveness, tolerance, dignity, service and respect. The Trust was established by, and is accountable to, the Roman Catholic Diocese of East Anglia.

The Directors of the MAT are seeking to appoint an individual with a strong financial and/or commercial background to work closely with the CEO as Finance and Operations Director. This is a key role with responsibility for the financial, HR and business administration of the MAT, including the role of Company Secretary.

The successful applicant will have the ability to lead a diverse range of school support services, including finance, building and facilities management, health and safety, human resources and legal and compliance obligations. We are seeking someone who can provide effective and efficient financial, personnel and facilities management and ensure high quality strategic financial planning that enables the MAT to make the best possible use of its resources and provide the best outcomes for its pupils. The candidate will have strong leadership, management and communication skills and will need to be enthusiastic and self-motivated. Previous experience within a school environment would be of benefit but is not essential. Applicants should be supportive of the Catholic ethos of the MAT.

For an application form and further details including a job description and person specification, please visit our website at or . Applications should be emailed to

Visits to discuss the position are welcome by appointment with the CEO Brian Conway or the Operations Manager John Eady and can be arranged by contacting Jayne Fuller on 01603 611431.

Closing date: Wednesday 17th January 2018 (midday)
Interview date: Friday 26th January 2018

St John the Baptist Catholic MAT welcomes applications from members of minority ethnic communities and those with disabilities. The MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will be subject to DBS checks along with relevant employment checks.

Notre Dame High School
Surrey Street Norwich
Norfolk NR1 3PB

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Address: Surrey Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 3PB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1603 611431