Job Details

Finance and Compliance Director

Job Grade: Grade 6A

Salary: £43,662.00 - £48,543.00

Hours: 36.5 hours per week all year round contract

Start Date: 01/07/2019

Interviews: 21/05/2019

Closing date: 20/05/2019


Outstanding Seccondary Girls' School and Sixth Form Centre, Ranked in the top 3% of all schools nationally is seeking to appoint a qualified Finance and Compliance Director


Lordswood GirlsSchool is an OFSTED outstanding secondary girls' school and sixth form centre in Harborne, Birmingham. Ranked in the top 3% of all schools nationally. The post offers excellent working conditions in addition to all staff being enrolled as members of the UK Healthcare provision and the successful candidate will be joining a committed and forward thinking team of staff, with opportunities for career development. 


Lordswood Academies Trust is a charitable trust comprising of one school, Lordswood Girls’ School. We are seeking to appoint a qualified Finance and Compliance Director to add strategic leadership capability and provide financial management to our professional and dedicated finance support team. You will ensure the school’s finances and resources are used effectively, according to best practice, and in-line with charity commission and funder guidelines.


You will be an active member of the school’s Senior Leadership Team, managing and providing strategic and operational leadership to the school, ensuring that the school has services that truly support its educational objectives in establishing an outstanding educational provision for our students. You will also have oversight of GDPR and premises.

As a part or fully qualified accountant we expect that you will already be working as a Finance Manager or Finance Director in industry or ideally an education setting.


For further information and to apply, please visit our website www.lordswoodtrust.co.uk

Visits to the school are most welcome - please call 0121 429 2838 to arrange a suitable time.

Closing date: Monday 20th May 2019 (12 noon)


Please email application forms to Deborah Dodd, HR Director at email d.dodd@lordswoodtrust.co.uk


Lordswood Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful candidate. We are also committed to meeting the requirements of disability discrimination and other legislation.