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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Other leadership roles

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£80,000 - £90,000

What skills and experience we're looking for

Do you want to join a high performing Multi Academy Trust? Are you a proven financial leader with successful experience to deliver operational rigour and strategic direction? If so, we have a very exciting opportunity for you to join our team.

Pontefract Academies Trust are seeking to appoint a Chief Financial Officer within the Executive Leadership Team, the Chief Financial Officer will have responsibility for all aspects of Trust finance. This is a great opportunity for an experienced senior leader to continue to build upon and embed a culture focused on working as a proactive member of the Executive Leadership Team.

The successful candidate will play an integral role in supporting the growth and development of Pontefract Academies Trust.

This role is a critical part of our future journey and requires a strong leader, communicator and influencer who is comfortable with both the strategic and operational elements of the role.

What the school offers its staff

Professional Development & Benefits

Our people are at the heart of our success. We have developed a strong culture of collaboration and best practice, with professional development and career planning at its centre. We invest in our staff with support, coaching, mentoring, and a wide range of top-quality training programmes delivered at every level. In addition to the opportunities for career development and progression, we also offer a strong benefits package which includes a Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions, access to funded virtual GPs and counsellors, cycle to work scheme and many other benefits.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from everyone. Pontefract Academies Trust is wholly committed to ensuring children and young people are fully supported and safe. We are dedicated to safeguarding all children and young people whilst promoting their welfare. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure and pre-employment checks. Shortlisted applicants will also be asked to provide a self-declaration form.

Applying for the job

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About Pontefract Academies Trust

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Pontefract Academies Trust is a cross-phase Multi Academy Trust compromising of eight schools, six primary schools and two 11-16 secondary schools, all located within a tight geographic hub within Pontefract. It is a thriving trust that has been on a sustained journey of improvement in recent years and is ambitious to improve further, positively impacting more lives.

As a family of schools, we collaborate with each other, challenge each other and share best practice. We take collective responsibility for each other and the results of all our children and young people.

We aim to provide professional work environments where our people have the support and tools to do a great job and push our children and young people to scale new heights in a safe and secure environment.

Arranging a visit to Pontefract Academies Trust

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email shoggard@patrust.org.uk.

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