Cheney School is a popular, high-performing school located in the heart of Oxford serving a diverse community of students who are eager to learn and to be challenged. For more information about the school and a welcome message from the Headteacher please see: Head's Welcome
We are committed to continuous professional development and have wide-ranging training and development opportunities. We are also mindful of the competing demands people face in their lives so are happy to consider part-time applications.
We are looking for a Finance Manager to provide high level financial leadership and professional financial management for the school and administering payroll. The post holder will be expected to deliver comprehensive financial planning, and to put in place robust financial systems and controls to ensure financial efficiency and value for money.
The role will involve:
Assisting the governors, headteacher and senior leadership team (SLT) in formulating aims and objectives of the school and in establishing the policies, systems and procedures through which they shall be achieved, including development of resource plans as required.
Advising on compliance with legislation and guidance, for example, charity legislations, HMRC, Department for Education.
The line management the finance team.
Supporting and encouraging the school’s ethos and its objectives, policies and procedures.
Ensuring the impact of financial strategy and management directly impacts on educational outcomes for students.
Visits to the school prior to interview are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit or if you would like more information about the role, please contact Ben Hegedus, Accounting Officer, on: BHE@csat.academy
The role, based on full-time hours, is for 37 hours per week. There is the option of working term-time only (with some additional days as agreed). The salary for the role on a 52-week basis is £31,346 - £37,890 per annum (based on Grade 10/11) depending on experience. Based on term-time only, the pro rata salary would be £26,619 - £32,176 per annum (depending on number of additional days worked).
How to Apply:
Please complete our online application form at: application form
Please note: to ensure we conduct a fair shortlisting process we are no longer providing any personal information, including the names and gender of applicants, to short-listing panels.
If you have any questions about the application form or the recruitment process do not hesitate to contact us at: email@example.com
The Community Schools Alliance Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check before taking up the post, along with pre-employment safeguarding checks.
Cheney School is a popular, high-performing school located in the heart of Oxford serving a diverse community of students who are eager to learn and to be challenged. The school is part of the Community Schools Alliance Trust - a small MAT with one secondary school, and two secondary schools - the most recent of which opened in September 2020. The Trust’s common vision is to improve every learner’s life chances. We are committed to continuous professional development and have wide-ranging training and development opportunities. We are also mindful of the competing demands people face in their lives so are happy to consider part-time applications.