Finance Director, Exmouth, Devon

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Exmouth Community CollegeExmouth, Devon

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £56,679 - £62,426(Leadership Scale L14 - L18)
Contract term: Permanent

Located on the stunning Jurassic Coast and with the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty close by, Exmouth Community College is one of the largest secondary schools in the country with over 2300 students.

The College is seeking an outstanding, inspirational and dynamic leader to take on the role of Finance Director.  This offers a unique opportunity for an ambitious, creative and enthusiastic individual to lead a dedicated team of staff committed to get the very best education for our students within the context of the whole College vision.  

The College is at a very exciting time in its development and you will be joining a growing Senior Leadership Team who are exceptionally ambitious for both the students within Exmouth and the College as a whole.

 As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the post holder will contribute to the overall development of the College’s strategic direction and lead on the provision of a wide range of support activities.  The role offers the opportunity to work across a range of areas and alongside other key staff within the College.

This role presents an excellent opportunity to have a large impact on the development of both students and the College as a whole.  The College will shortly begin work on a £13 million new build on the Key Stage 3 campus which includes 13 classrooms, two ICT rooms, a theatre to seat 450, three Drama studios, library resource centre, activity studio, six design technology rooms and five science laboratories.  This work will start in the Summer with a completion date of Easter 2022.  In addition, we are expecting further growth and work will shortly start on phase 2 of a new £3 million Mathematics block.  Finally, after several years of financial containment the College had a small surplus last year and we are now entering a period where finances will allow for some additional investment to assist our students. 

Please refer to the Exmouth Community College website  for the full job description and person specification.  

To apply:  Please download and complete a non-teaching application form available from the Exmouth Community College website  and return it before the closing date.

Closing Date:  Friday 21 February 2020 at 10am  

Interview Date:  Monday 2 & Tuesday 3 March 2020

We welcome applications from individuals wishing to work on a part-time basis, subject to the College's need.

Exmouth Community College is committed to providing the best possible care and education to our pupils and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff to share this commitment.  As part of our commitment, we need to ensure that all potential employees satisfy our employment checks.  Please note that where appropriate, shortlisted and/or potentially suitable applicants will be required to undertake further checks.  A satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosure (with Barred List check) will be required before the successful candidate can commence employment at Exmouth Community College.  

More about Exmouth Community College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Gipsy Lane, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 3AF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1395 264 761
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