Tarka Learning Partnership, c/o Roundswell Community Primary Academy, Claypits Road, Roundswell, Barnstaple, EX31 3WJ.
Required from 1st May 2023 an enthusiastic suitably qualified candidate to support a growing Trust of 8 schools (7 primary, 1 secondary and an Initial Teacher Training provider). The Trust has plans to grow further.
Following the resignation of the Trust’s founding CFO after 14 years of outstanding service, Tarka Learning Partnership is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Chief Finance Officer to manage and co-ordinate the financial requirements and processes across the Trust and its schools. Our growing Trust currently consists of 7 primary schools, 1 secondary and 1 ITT provider and you will be responsible for the line management of the finance team and support the ongoing operational development of our schools. You will be working closely with the CEO and DCEO to ensure that your role responds to the Trust’s needs and delivers our vision and aims.
You will be based at our Trust head office at Roundswell Community Primary Academy, Barnstaple with some working from home. Some travel around the North Devon area will be required.
We are keen to hear from outstanding experienced finance professionals who are able to take the lead for the Trust financial arrangements and requirements. You will be a highly organised and an effective communicator and be committed to partnership working across our schools and with external partners.
The successful applicant will be enthusiastic, positive, optimistic, flexible and motivated, with personal drive. You will have the right balance of emotional intelligence, strong analytical skills with meticulous attention to detail. You will have the ability to build strong working relationships with teaching, leadership and support staff colleagues, as well as leadership skills which ensure the right balance of appropriate workload, support and challenge.
The Tarka Learning Partnership will offer:
• Partner schools and a central team of supportive and highly skilled colleagues
• The opportunity to work in a Trust with strong ambitions to improve pupil outcomes
• A wide range of partners with a diversity of work
• Extensive CPD opportunities to develop your career
• Leadership which will support you and value your contribution
• A well-resourced and excellent working environment
• Supported handover and induction process
If you require any further details, or to arrange a visit or Teams meeting to discuss the role, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Further details and the application pack are available on our website: Current Vacancies - Tarka Trust
The recruitment process will be through shortlisted application, interview, tasks and presentation.
Interview Date: 8th & 9th December 2022
- OrganisationOther Organisations
- Work LocationNorth DevonDevon
- Work Postcode
- Occupational GroupManagement & Senior ManagementFinance & Accounting
- Salary Details
£60,000 - £67,000 (5 Spinal Points – starting point negotiable for suitably qualified person)
- Job TermPermanent
- Appointment TypeFull Time
37 hours per week 52 weeks per year
- Closing Date
- DBS Check Required