Finance Director, Oxfordshire

River Learning TrustOxfordshire
Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking for a new colleague to join us as Finance Director, to provide leadership and professional management in the financial services of the Trust, and be a member of the Central Leadership Team.

The post holder will be responsible for the staff in the central Finance team and will need the skills to build strong and effective professional, supportive relationships across the Trust with school based colleagues where they have no direct line management authority. 

River Learning Trust, is a vibrant, successful and growing Multi-Academy Trust (MAT).  We are responsible for a number of secondary schools, primary schools, and a SCITT (School Centred Initial Teacher Training) provider and are in discussions with a number of schools who are keen to join our Trust.  More details about the Trust can be found on our website: 

The River Learning Trust can offer candidates exceptional opportunities for professional and personal development. We pride ourselves on supporting staff to be highly successful, recognising that success comes in a wide variety of ways, growing a culture of continuous improvement where we look to provide the best possible educational experience for all our pupils.

To find out more about our schools and for further information about the post please visit our website or to arrange an informal chat with our COO Lisa Hughes,  please call our central office on 01865 558727. 

To apply for this post please use the online application form through the TES portal ensuring that within the section entitled Supporting Statement you demonstrate how you meet the requirements within the Person Specification as well as providing an outline as to why you have applied for this post, with examples of how your career thus far has prepared you for this role.

The closing date for applications is 9am Tuesday 10th December 2019.

River Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism.  All staff are expected to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. The River Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our schools’ community.

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