Salary: £50-60k

Location: Darwen, Lancashire

Closing date for receipt of applications: Monday 4th December 2017 – 9am

Interview date: Friday 8th December 2017

We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Finance & Resources Manager to provide leadership to a portfolio of support services for schools within the North West cluster of schools of our growing multi-academy trust. The four schools in the cluster are located in the town of Darwen and include a primary school, a studio school, an 11-18 school and an 11-16 school.

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. To find out more about our academies, support and resources please visit

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.

Follow this link to see the full job description. To apply please email your CV and covering letter to

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