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Director of Finance and Operations

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    Nataliya Starik-Bludova

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    07717 003 792

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    6 months ago

Location: Hayes, Middlesex

Salary: Competitive. The starting point for discussions is £75,000 - £80,000 per annum, with Performance Related Pay for successful bid writing and grant application incomegeneration

Harlington is a dynamic and successful school with a vibrant and diverse learning community. Our staff and students bring a wonderful cultural and linguistic diversity to our classrooms, leading to energetic debate and imaginative thinking – learning is at our heart. We are proud to serve our local community, and we are renowned for being a caring, inclusive school, that encourages its students to be bold and adventurous thinkers.

This a new role for the school, and it presents an exciting opportunity for someone who enjoys working with a variety of people across diverse and different teams. Reporting directly to the Headteacher and school Governors, you will be a key member of the school’s senior leadership team and will be responsible for the strategic and operational management of a school budget of around £8 million. You will lead all aspects of financial, operational and project delivery outside teaching and learning and will use your leadership acumen to develop robust financial plans to meet our core educational aims.

We are seeking a colleague with significant senior leadership experience and outstanding proven financial, project and operational management skills. You will have experience of developing and delivering financial management systems and operational policy procedures, and successfully managing and developing teams. Critically, you will also be able to contribute to the organisation wide strategy where appropriate and establish strong working relationships with colleagues at all levels. We are interested in hearing from finance professionals from a wide range of sectors, not just those with a background in educational finance. You will either be a qualified accountant or hold equivalent financial qualification(s) or a degree in a related field.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and to equality of opportunity. Please note that this position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

To discover more about this exciting opportunity and for an information pack, please visit quoting reference 25415. For an informal and confidential discussion about the role, please speak to our advising consultants at Veredus: Nataliya Starik-Bludova on 07717 003 792 or Zara Bruton on 07840 648 119.

To apply for this, role please submit the following from the Supporting Documents using the links below:

  • A completed Application Form

  • A Supporting Statement




Closing date for Applications is: 5pm on Monday, 4th January 2021