Academy Finance Lead - St Christopher’s MAT

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • SC9, NJC Points 30-33: £34,373 - £37,568 (pro rata for part time)

Base: One of our schools in Exeter or East Devon

Are you a skilled finance professional in the education sector, looking to work as part of a highly skilled team, supporting 18 primary schools in Devon? Then join St Christopher’s Trust as the vital link between Headteachers and the Trust leadership team, enabling our schools to be resourced to serve their pupils and communities. 

The successful candidates will:
• Have a relevant accountancy qualification (e.g. AAT)
• Be experienced in academy finances
• Be skilled in communicating complex information to non-finance leaders/headteachers
• Enable schools to meet the needs of diverse communities through their resource planning processes
• Be strategic, focused and values driven

The Trust can offer: 
• An opportunity to work in a passionate and highly skilled team of finance professionals
• A supportive and collaborative community
• In house expertise to draw on
• A commitment to your professional development 
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Local Government Pension Scheme, contributing 17.6% towards your pension

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful candidates. Candidates are encouraged to read our Safeguarding policy before applying.

To arrange an informal discussion about the role please email in the first instance. 

Please visit Home | St Christopher's Multi Academy Trust ( for more information and an application form, which should be returned by email to by 9am on the closing date. 

Interview Date: 7th July 2022

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Job Details

  • OrganisationOther Organisations
  • Work LocationExeterEast DevonDevon
  • Work Postcode

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupEducation SupportFinance & Accounting

  • Salary Details

    SC9, NJC Points 30-33: £34,373 - £37,568 (pro rata for part time)

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypeFull TimePart Time
  • Hours

    Up to 37 hours per week 52 weeks per annum (minimum 30 hours per week, 43 weeks per annum)

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required