Strategic Director of Finance and Corporate Services, Wythenshawe, Manchester

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Manchester Health Academy (MHA)Wythenshawe, Manchester

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £61,341 to £67,652 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Strategic Director of Finance & Corporate Services

Leadership Range 19-23:  £61,341 - £67,652 per annum (starting point will be dependent on experience and a discretionary payment may be available for an exceptional candidate)

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and enthusiastic Strategic Director of Finance and Corporate Services to join our Executive Leadership Team, with overall responsibility for the management and leadership of all non-educational elements of the Academy. The role is personally accountable to the Principal and the Chair of the Board of Governors for the use of all funds and resources made available to the Academy to support successful outcomes for pupils and to support the continued growth and development of the Academy. 

What we are looking for

We are seeking an outstanding individual with excellent financial and management skills to undertake this strategic role.  Suitable applicants will be educated to degree level, will hold a CCAB qualification and will be able to demonstrate significant leadership experience in a financial management position.

The School

Manchester Health Academy opened in September 2009 and is sponsored by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust. In September 2010 the Academy moved into a £20 million state-of-the-art building and to accommodate a growing student population we are currently expanding further with a £10 million project set to conclude in September 2018. Rated by Ofsted in April 2015 as a good school, with many outstanding features, we are now embarking on the next stage of our journey to outstanding and are looking for exceptional and inspiring individuals to help us achieve this ambition.  

Why work for us?

This is an excellent opportunity for you to join our Academy during a period of expansion and growth.  In return we will promise you a stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and where you will have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional opportunities to support your continuing progression.  Additional benefits include:

  • excellent Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Free parking
  • Free use of the community gym facilities
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • 10 minute commute to city centre

Application Form

To arrange an appointment for an informal discussion or opportunity to visit the academy, please contact Tracy Mellor - HR Officer -  In the interests of economy, only short listed candidates will be notified.

Completed application forms are to be emailed by the closing date/time to: Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Closing date: 20 April 2018 - 9 am

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We therefore follow safer recruitment procedures and successful candidates are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service, along with other pre-employment checks.


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More about Manchester Health Academy (MHA)
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Moor Road, Wythenshawe, Manchester, M23 9BP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 998 3992
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