Chief Financial Officer

Mowbray Education Trust

  • LCC Grade 17 (£80,175 - £91,134)
  • Leicestershire / East Midlands
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 2 weeks ago



Salary: LCC Grade 17 (£80,175 – £91,134) dependent on successful applicant’s experience and skills

To start from June 2024 (earlier if possible)

We are delighted to be appointing a Chief Financial Officer to provide strategic leadership for Mowbray Education Trust in all aspects of finance at this very exciting time. We are a family of schools dedicated to providing children with a first-class education. Based in Leicestershire and reaching far beyond, our settings support pupils throughout their education journey, providing them with the skills and knowledge to thrive and make a positive impact on society. Mowbray Education Trust is a successful and growing multi-academy trust with 535 staff in total, 201 of whom are teachers, and just over 3300 pupils.

Our vision is to deliver first-class teaching and learning with integrity. This means that every young person attending our schools, regardless of background or ability, receives a first-class education. Our common values of integrity, collaboration and transparency underpin all that we do and ensure we hold one another accountable for delivering an outstanding education experience.

The CFO will play a crucial role by providing strategic leadership in all aspects of finance, ensuring the development and implementation of the financial and commercial strategies. They will effectively manage, record and report the Trust’s finances, including budget planning, monitoring, control and ensure the Trust meets its legal, financial and regulatory obligations.

As a member of the executive team, the CFO will play a key role in the strategic direction setting and oversight of the Trust and share responsibility for the performance and success of the Trust as a whole with the overarching purpose of supporting the achievement of excellence in pupil outcomes.

Much of our most recent success, we attribute to identifying, attracting and retaining people with humility, warmth and the potential to be brilliant. If you are an interested in inspiring and motivating others to develop a culture of high expectations and are interested in taking a key role, not only in our Trust, but in shaping the future of education, we can’t wait to hear from you.

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