10 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    13 December 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    16 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
37 hours per week All Year Round
Contract type

Job summary

The Link Academy Trust, are seeking to appoint an experienced Trust Business Manager primarily to oversee the financial operation within the Central Business Team based at Landscove School House. The successful applicant will work in collaboration with the Trust Administrator/HR Officer, H&S Coordinator, Finance Team and Deputy CEO to maintain an efficient service in areas of Finance, Estates, H&S and catering and cleaning contracts.

What we are looking for in a candidate:
• With a formal professional accountancy qualification
• At least 3 years’ experience in a financial management role
• Evidence of effective leadership and management of staff
• Proven experience of budget planning and forecasting in an educational setting
• Knowledge and understanding of the Academies Financial Handbook
• A proven team player and ability to work in collaboration with colleagues
• High standards of professionalism and confidentiality
• Strong skills in financial analysis and risk management

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Applying for the job

All completed applications to be sent to the Trust HR Officer, Sue Howard

Supporting documents

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

Trust overview

Trust type
Multi-academy trust
Contact email

About Link Academy Trust

The Link Academy Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust made up of sixteen primary academies, Bearnes in Newton Abbot, Broadhempston, Cheriton Bishop, Diptford, Drake's, Harbertonford, Hennock, Ilsington ,Landscove, Morchard Bishop, Moretonhampstead, Otterton, Stoke Gabriel, Tedburn St Mary, Widecombe-in-the-Moor and Yeoford.

Whilst all the academies gain expertise by working closely together, each academy is unique with its own particular character. Our academies achieve high academic standards through the provision of an exciting curriculum that makes the most of our rich surroundings. We offer a caring, nurturing environment, with dedicated staff who strive to meet the needs of every child and a culture of high expectations through first rate systems and procedures that ensure we are effective and efficient in all that we do.

Working together, our academies can achieve more for our children than by working alone. We learn together, support each other, share our expertise and ensure we are always current, ready to offer the very highest standards of teaching and provide exceptional learning opportunities for all our children.

The academies within our Multi-Academy Trust are vibrant and exciting places to work in, yet our small size enables us to know every child and build strong relationships with each family. All academies have good reputations built on high standards and a caring ethos, but we are always looking for ways to improve so that we meet the challenges of preparing children for the future. We offer the prospect of working in a range of settings, being empowered to develop your own expert knowledge and skills and the chance to support/ lead others in their professional journey. You will be part of a proficient team dedicated to working to improve the outcomes for all our children, where your work-life balance will be promoted. We offer you the support of clear systems, protocols, expectations and structures to help you to succeed.

Head office location

Landscove, Nr Ashburton, TQ13 7LY

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