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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£65,000.00 Annually (Actual)

Chief Finance Officer (CFO) job summary


Scholars’ Education Trust based at Samuel Ryder Academy, St Albans

£65,000 circa, per annum

Full year, full time
(29 days holiday + bank holidays)

We are looking for an exceptional finance manager who has the necessary skills and personal qualities to lead the finance function within this forward looking, successful and growing Trust.  The person appointed will be supported by an experienced COO and will oversee a dedicated central finance team.  Candidates will need an accountant accreditation. The finance provision within the Trust is based in our central offices on the Samuel Ryder Academy site in St Albans.  Travel to schools within the Trust will be required. 

We are a dynamic cross phase Multi Academy Trust (MAT) based at locations across Hertfordshire and Central Bedfordshire, with central provision based in St Albans.  We provide a high-quality education for more than 6 thousand children between the ages of 4 and 18; within our family of schools we have a nursery and first school, a primary, an all-through school, three secondaries and an extended secondary – with more schools expected to join us this year.

We are a supportive employer with excellent training, personal development opportunities and generous pension scheme.

Diversity: Scholars’ Education Trust is fully committed to the principles of equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion. We want to attract and retain the very best staff in all areas of the Trust, ensuring our staff body reflects the diversity of our students and local community.

Further details and an application form are available from HR at hr@scholarseducationtrust.co.uk, the Trust website www.scholarseducationtrust.co.uk or on 01727 734424.

Closing date: Monday 02nd September 2023, 9am

Interview date:           W/C 02nd October 2023

We reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so early applications are encouraged.

Scholars’ Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.


Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Scholars' Education Trust

Multi-academy trust

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