Finance Director/CFO - Ref: TV80323

Streetly Academy
Streetly, Sutton Coldfield
Salary: NJC 44-46 £52,247 - £54,962 (pro rata £47,815 - £50,962)
Closing date
25 Feb 2024




Queslett Road East


B74 2EX

Tel:  0121-353 2709

Fax: 0121-353 0212



Closing date: Sunday 25th February 2024

Start Date: May/June 2024

Contract Term:  Fixed Term to 31 August 2025 in the first instance

Salary: NJC 44-46 £52,247 - £54,962

 (pro rata £47,815 - £50,962)

Contract Type: Term time plus 10 days – 37 hours per week

Embark on a transformative journey with the Streetly Academy dedicated to fostering innovation, excellence and a passion for learning.  If you’re a qualified professional, ideally with experience in the education sector, we invite you to bring your expertise to our vibrant community.

The successful candidate will join the leadership team, having responsibility for the Academy Finance and Accounting systems and processes, working closely with the Headteacher to prepare and manage the school’s budget, oversee internal controls and submit mandatory returns to the ESFA. You will also be required to provide accurate and timely financial advice and information to the Governors to enable the academy to make best use of its financial resources.

The temporary appointment reflects the Academy’s intention to explore joining a Multi-Academy trust over the next 2 years. It may be the case that an appropriate and successful candidate will wish to explore the opportunities this venture may offer in the future.

The Academy offers a unique blend of tradition and future, seeking the highest standards of behaviour and appearance, whilst maintaining an emphasis on harnessing technologies, and exploring every avenue in improving teaching, learning, and assessment.

We are proud of our sport specialism, and make every effort to ensure all students are given the opportunity to develop and progress, in terms of health and leadership, via the avenue of PE, sport and the arts.  This links closely to our PRIDE values, which are based on the Olympic and Paralympic values.

We can offer you:

A considerate employer with regard for your well being and family priorities

A health care plan to cover some of the costs of keeping you well such as dental, physio and  eye care, with the addition of counselling and fast track to consultant appointments should you be carrying the worry of a health scare

Friendly and supportive colleagues

Every member of staff and student is equipped with a Chromebook device to aid innovative teaching and reduce workload

Students that are helpful, with good manners and take pride in their appearance.

Free onsite parking and access to our onsite gym and padel tennis courts.

We are looking for;

  • The successful candidate to have a proven track record of accounting or financial controls experience, ideally with a recognised qualification to support this.
  • A professional who will take the lead on all finance matters, holding the position of Chief Finance Officer
  • An individual with strong organisational skills and excellent communications skills to converse effectively with a wide variety of people.
  • A strong team player, who possesses excellent leadership qualities to empower, motivate and mange others
  • Flexibility to meet changing priorities as they occur and to attend Governors meetings outside the school day

If you are looking for an opportunity to join a progressive Academy and departments that thrive on good humour and team work then we look forward to receiving your application.

Full details of this vacancy and relevant application forms are available via our website at:  Last date for receipt of completed applications:  midnight on Sunday 25th February.  Interviews to be held week commencing 11 March.

The Streetly Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

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