Central Finance Manager – Xavier Catholic Education Trust
XCET 10, 42 weeks per year, salary range £38,102 - £42,172 (FTE £41,127- £45,519), flexible working and part time hours will be considered.
An exciting opportunity to join a well-established, forward thinking and dynamic Multi Academy Trust. Xavier Catholic Education Trust are seeking a unique individual to join their growing team. The ideal candidate will have a strong financial background and a passion for education, building strong relationships with team members and colleagues in partner schools and external agencies.
The Finance Manager will be responsible for the operational financial management of school’s and/or Trusts central business units and the adherence to Financial Regulations, Academies Handbook and Finance Policies. They will provide strategic financial support to enable the primary function of teaching and learning, assisting the Head Teacher and Senior Leaders in achieving objectives identified in the Development Plan.
The Finance Manager will work as a key member of the finance team, developing and mentoring finance officers and contributing to the ongoing success of the team.
Xavier Catholic Education Trust
The Xavier Catholic Education Trust (XCET) is a Surrey based, Catholic Trust currently made up of three secondary schools and twelve primary schools. The Xavier Catholic Education Trust is a dynamic, highly effective trust of successful schools providing the children in our care with the best possible education within a caring and supportive Catholic ethos.
We support the spiritual, moral, social, cultural and physical development of each child, as well as maximising progress, achievement and attainment to ensure their intellectual growth and to fulfil their potential.
The Xavier Catholic Education Trust also leads the Teach SouthEast partnership and is a Teaching School Hub.
Our mission is to provide an outstanding Catholic education for all the children in our schools. We follow the example and teachings of Christ and everything we do will be inspired by gospel values. We strive for excellence in all areas of our work and cherish every child in our care.
The Central team supports the schools across a wide spectrum of areas including Finance, HR, Estates, communication, Teaching & Learning and support for children with additional needs. The team are based at Salesian School in Chertsey and travel to the individual schools on a regular basis.
Should you require any further information, or would like to discuss the role further, please feel free to call Ceri Murray at the Xavier head office. Thank you.
Applications by application form only.
This Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.