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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    30 June 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 June 2022

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Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 15 (£55,428 - £61,176)

Chief Finance Officer job summary

Embrace Multi Academy Trust is seeking to appoint a Chief Finance Officer to lead, manage and co-ordinate the financial requirements and processes across the trust, and its academies. The trust currently consists of eight schools; one secondary and seven primaries, but growth plans should see expansion quickly in the coming years. You will have management of a finance team of four staff and support the ongoing operational development of our schools. Ensuring that your role responds to the trust’s needs and delivers the trust’s visions and aims you would be working closely with the trust leader (CEO). Required: For start of 2022/23 academic year or as soon as possible after that. Why Embrace? • We offer the opportunity to be part of a cohesive, friendly and skilled team. • We value all members of staff alongside professional and supportive staff relationships. • We have a focus on staff wellbeing and provide access to wellbeing support services, a dedicated wellbeing website and employee discount schemes. • We support professional development via in-role training to develop your skills and knowledge. • We have flexible working opportunities. Why you? • You are a qualified and experienced accountant able to take lead responsibility for the trust financial arrangements and requirements. • You are highly organised and an effective communicator. • You have commitment to partnership working across our schools and with external stakeholders. Embrace Multi Academy Trust was formed in April 2019 and is a Church of England majority trust, built upon the importance of positive relationships amongst all involved. Our schools retain their own individuality, but the trust is always there to provide advice, guidance and support for each school. Our schools work well together and support one another in raising standards. Closing date for applications: 30 June 2022 at 9am. (shortlisting on 1 July 2022) Interviews to be held: 6 July 2022. References will be requested for all shortlisted applicants before interview

Commitment to safeguarding

Embrace Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We believe that all individuals are of equal value and we are committed to equal opportunities for all, ensuring equality of opportunity in line with the Equality Act 2010.
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About Embrace Multi Academy Trust

Multi-academy trust

We are a growing trust of eight schools, which work collaboratively to promote and share good practice to raise educational outcomes for all of our children.

We support our schools through the work of our shared service team, allowing schools to focus on their core purpose of teaching and learning. We have developed key networks as part of school improvement across the trust, which enable our leaders and schools to work together through school-to-school collaboration and ensure schools receive all the support they need.

We are passionate about our people at Embrace and wellbeing is a key priority, both for children and adults, across the trust. We are committed to providing high-quality professional development and training opportunities for our members of staff and believe this is a key element to their professional growth and improving outcomes for children and young people.

We are an open and inclusive trust and believe in working closely with parents and carers.

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