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Vacancy: Interim Director of Finance

The Corinium Education Trust is seeking to appoint an Interim Director of Finance with ambition and drive, who is fully qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CIPFA) and who shares The Corinium Education Trust’s values and passion for improving the learning and life chances of children and young people in the South Cotswolds to help us through a period of transformation. The post is required for an interim period of up to 12 months, initially from January 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter, but has the potential to become permanent.  


This is an important appointment in the next stage of our growth plan and one which will have significant influence on the further development of our mixed multi-academy trust. The Corinium Education Trust currently comprises of four schools: Cirencester Deer Park School, an 11-16 comprehensive school, Chesterton and Kemble Primary Schools and Siddington C of E Primary School. We will be opening a new three form entry primary school in 2024 to serve The Steadings, a new residential development in Cirencester.


The successful candidate will provide clear financial and commercial strategy and direction for The Corinium Education Trust and will need to be fully aware of all funding and legislative changes that apply to the education sector and be able to advise the Trust Board on strategic financial information to enable us to make informed decisions. The post is part time, working the equivalent of 3 days a week, 52 weeks of the year, with 6.5 weeks paid holiday, pro rata.


Completed application forms should reach the school no later than 9.00am on Monday 6 December 2021, with interviews provisionally scheduled to take place in week commencing Monday 13 December 2021.


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