Head of Finance/Finance Director

Full-time, permanent
Posted on: May 27, 2022

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We are looking to appoint a highly skilled and dedicated Head of Finance/Finance Director as a member of the Senior Leadership Team you will contribute to the strategic direction and management of the school, leading on all financial matters.

Yarrow Heights is a mixed 7-16, SEN day school for children, most of who have high functioning ASD. We are a team with extensive experience and expertise in special education and therapeutic support for pupils whose needs can no longer be met in a mainstream provision. The vision of our school is to nurture aspiration, develop resilience and empower learning. It is centred on our single desire to make a positive, lifelong difference to the lives of our pupils.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate for this key role. You should have the key skills knowledge and experience and a clear vision but also the flexibility to ensure that all stakeholders are catered for, when there is need. The right person needs to have the ability to complete the day-to-day duties that the role demands but also be able to work with the Headteacher, Senior Leadership Team and the Board of Directors in relation to budget and expenditure for the whole school.

You will be:

  • Educated to a degree level, ideally in accountancy, business management or a related discipline.
  • A school business management qualification (or prepared to pursue)
  • Auditing and/or accountancy qualifications
  • Previously a Financial Controller or Finance Director

We offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • A comprehensive Induction and CPD training programme
  • A company pension
  • Onsite parking
  • A free lunch
  • A welcoming place to work with like-minded colleagues

We are absolutely committed to safeguarding our children and our recruitment procedures are rigorous in this respect. This post will require an enhanced check by the by the Disclosure and Barring Service and, where appropriate, checks against the NCTL teacher prohibition list.

We would be proud to give you a tour of our truly special school. Please speak to Jo our Head of Staff Wellbeing and Development if you would like to arrange this. Please contact us on 07551 564 602 or at jo.keay@yarrowheights.com for more information.