Role: Director of Finance & Operations (South East Cluster)

Posted: Date: February 23rd 2018

Salary: £50-60k

Location: Brighton

Closing date for receipt of applications: Friday 9th March

Interview date: Thursday 15th March

We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Director of Finance & Operations to provide leadership to a portfolio of finance and support services for schools within the South East cluster of schools of our growing multi-academy trust. The two schools in the cluster are located in Brighton.

Aldridge Education is a charitable trust whose non-selective, entrepreneurial community schools and colleges help young people to reach their potential. We work in different regions across England where often the opportunities and prospects are most limited, and where the introduction of our entrepreneurial approach to education can have more benefit.

The purpose of the role is:

  • To ensure that finance shared service operation within the cluster provides an effective, efficient and high-quality customer service to the trust, its schools and management
  • To ensure that the direction and actions developed by the trust as a national organisation are embedded in practice in the processes and procedures in the cluster of schools
  • To contribute to the cluster’s day to day working as part of its extended leadership team.

Job Description

To apply, please send your completed application form along with a supporting statement outlining your suitability for the role to

If you would like to discuss the role in more detail please email or call us on 0207 297 0340.

Aldridge Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All post holders are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check.

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