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Head of Finance, Cheshire West and Chester

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The HammondCheshire West and Chester

Salary: GBP £41,015 per year

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Permanent

Date Posted:

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Oversee all financial and business matters relating to the school, ensuring we deliver in our strategic plans, particularly in directing the school financial and business strategy. Provide advice on the schools commercial direction ensuring all elements of the support strategy infrastructure are aligned with agreed business objectives. Ensure all areas of financial management are controlled and maintained to the highest standard for reporting and presenting to the Board of Directors and any external requirements.

Reporting to: The Principal

Responsible for: School Accountant, Accounts Assistants Team

Working alongside: All members of the Leadership Management Team (LMT)

The Hammond is the North West’s leading provider of performing arts education and the UK’s oldest vocational dance school. Hammond students are encouraged and trained to be curious, independent, resilient young people who develop leadership skills, talent and potential to compete at the highest level. This is an exciting time to join The Hammond as it further develops the plethora of courses offered to students from preparation for GCSE studies, expert training as part of the Trinity Diploma, to the rigour of our Musical Theatre and Performance Degree in conjunction with the University of Chester.

The job description and specification is attached below. To apply please complete the application form and diversity form returning both to

We will reply to all applicants after the deadline. Please note that we will only consider applications submitted through the application form attached below and will not consider CVs .


More about The Hammond

Type: Mainstream School

Phase: All-through with sixth form

Funding status: Independent

Gender: Mixed

Age Range: 5 - 19 years

Address: Hoole Bank, Mannings Lane, Chester, Cheshire, CH2 4ES, United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 1244 305 350


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