• Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    12 April 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    22 March 2021

Job details

Job role
Leadership
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
£68,528 - £81,793

Job summary

As a qualified accountant you will understand the legal and financial regulations and procedures relevant to the academy sector, including consolidated accounts, whilst having the skills and attributes to be an inspiring leader and part of the Trust’s leadership team. The Director of Finance and Operations in addition to the focus on Finance, will enjoy wider responsibilities, bringing an opportunity for you to have a rewarding job where you can make a significant contribution to the overall leadership, strategic planning and management of the Trust.

If you are ready for the next chapter in your career and would like to make a real difference to the life chances of children and young people, we have produced an Information Pack about the role of Director of Finance and Operations and the University of Chichester Academy Trust. For an informal discussion with the Trust’s CEO, Sue Samson MBE, contact Louise Birch, HR Manager in the first instance at l.birch@chi.ac.uk.

Assessment/Interview Date: 19 – 20 April 2021

The University of Chichester Academy Trust is located on the University of Chichester, Bognor Regis campus.

Applying for the job

To apply for this post please visit the University of Chichester Academy Trust at https://www.unicat.org.uk/find-job to download an application form and learn more about the Trust.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Primary
School size
273 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email
l.birch@chi.ac.uk

About Kingsham Primary School

The University of Chichester Academy Trust has an annual turnover of £30m and due to retirement, we are seeking a Director of Finance and Operations who has the qualities of an inspiring leader and the skills and experience to ensure continued financial sustainability and development of the Trust.

The University of Chichester Academy Trust, is an innovative Trust, comprising 15 academies across Hampshire, Portsmouth and West Sussex, with a shared approach to delivery and a growth plan to c25-30; we have built a strong reputation providing support to over 5,000 pupils and 900+ staff. Believing we are all on a continuous journey of discovery and learning, we can offer you a Trust with an infectious energy and enthusiasm to make a difference; with staff benefits you would expect from an organisation that places importance on being an employer of choice.

Arranging a visit to Kingsham Primary School

For an informal discussion with the Trust's CEO, Sue Samson MBE, contact Louise Birch, HR Manager in the first instance at l.birch@chi.ac.uk

The University of Chichester Academy Trust is located on the University of Chichester, Bognor Regis campus, Upper Bognor Road, Bognor Regis, West Sussex, PO21 1HR

School location

Hay Road, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 8BN

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