Business and Finance Director

Salary: circa £55,000 per annum
14 Nov 2018
07 Dec 2018
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Contract Type
Full time

Cramlington Learning Village is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced Business and Finance Director to undertake a key role within the Academy Trust. The successful candidate will provide strategic vision and leadership for all business areas of the Academy Trust and will therefore have significant experience of operational management within a complex organisation.

The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for all support staff across the Academy, working closely with the Headteacher and Governing Body and be a vital part of the Senior Leadership Team. The Business and Finance Director will be the Chief Financial Officer for the Academy Trust.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • a recognised CCAB accountancy qualification;
  • significant experience of contributing at a strategic level to business improvement;
  • highly developed negotiating and influencing skills;
  • demonstrable track record of securing additional funds through competitive bidding.

Applications are invited from prospective candidates in education, public sector or commercial settings who are able to demonstrate that they are able to meet the essential criteria set out in the person specification.

We warmly welcome all applicants to visit our Academy, please contact Mrs Calder on 01670 597870 to arrange a visit

Further information, including an application pack, are available from Jenn Wallis, Avec Partnership Ltd, Tel 01325 281480 or email: Applications should be returned to Jenn Wallis via email.

Closing date: Noon on the 7th December 2018

Interview date: 17th December 2018


Cramlington Learning Village is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such the successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.