Director of Finance – Leadership point L12 £58,688 p.a
We are seeking to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced Director of Finance with exceptional communication skills and with a determination to make a difference to the lives of everyone, from students to staff. You will take an executive lead in the development and growth of our Academy, setting up the finance and operational structures and ensuring the most effective management of the site and associated staff.
Working with the Headteacher and Governors, the post holder will lead on the Academy’s financial matters; including preparing an annual budget for the Board and managing day to day operational spend. The post holder will provide specific expertise in long-term financial management ensuring that all requirements of the Department for Education (DfE) and Education Funding Agency (EFA) are met. You will ensure compliance with financial procedures, including the purchasing of services, the preparation and monitoring of the Academy budget and ensure that the Academy complies with our statutory obligations.
Bolder Academy is a relatively new, mixed, non-denominational school which opened in September 2018. Set up by primary and secondary Headteachers in the London Borough of Hounslow to meet the demand for extra school places, we are a strong part of the community. Our student cohort this academic year are Years 7 – 10 and we are continuing to build the school, which will include our new Sixth Form, over the next three years. The opportunities to be part of the Academy’s history and to create a school that truly stands apart are significant: shaping the curriculum, sparking enthusiasm and excitement for academic learning and enrichment. We have recently moved into our brand new, purpose-built accommodation with fantastic facilities and extensive outside grounds.
Extraordinary partnerships have been formed with key local businesses, such as Sky, resulting in a ‘bold’ education: a traditional, highly academic curriculum combined with brilliant extra-curricular opportunities.
Starting with year 7, we know every Bolder student and their family exceptionally well; strong relationships and great communication is the Bolder way.
We will shortlist and interview as we receive applications
Interviews will be held according to application and we will consider interviewing early if we receive a strong
Please note that we do not accept CVs and agencies need not apply.
Bolder is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to safeguarding undertake online training and all positions are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Two references will be sought for every candidate that is called for interview.
Bolder is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Bolder Academy 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.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.