Darlington, Durham
Leadership Range L6 – 10 (£44,102 £48,711)
24 Apr 2018
25 May 2018


Hours: Full Time

Salary: Leadership Range L6 – 10 (£44,102 £48,711)


Are you highly skilled and looking for new challenges in the education sector?


The Directors of Lingfield Education Trust, a Multi Academy Trust, are seeking to appoint an outstanding and inspirational leader to join their Senior Leadership Team in the role of Finance Director. We are looking for an AAT qualified or part qualified accountant with a strong background in financial management and accounting who will:

  • Have highly effective interpersonal and leadership skills, with the ability to motivate persuade and negotiate
  • Possess the ability to analyse complex data, design and produce comprehensive reports that reflect the differing needs of key stakeholders
  • Have experience in audit processes
  • Possess the ability to innovate using creative skills to develop new working practices to improve standards

The successful candidate will work with the Director of Operations (Chief Finance Officer) to quality assure financial procedures and contribute to the business development of the Trust. They will have excellent interpersonal skills along with a flexible approach.

Lingfield Academy Trust is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. The post is subject to DBS checks.

For further information, including an application pack, please contact Emma Duffy, Avec Partnership Ltd, Tel 01325 281480 or email:

Applications should be returned to Emma Duffy via email or by post to Avec Partnership, 21 Parsons Court, Welbury Way, Aycliffe Business Park, Newton Aycliffe, Co Durham, DL5 6ZE.

Closing Date: 25th May 2018

Interviews will be on 18th / 19th June 2018