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Finance & Business Operations Director

We are seeking a qualified accountant with exceptional leadership skills to join our MAT.

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Job Grade: Leadership Team

Salary: £0.00

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, 52 weeks per year.

Start Date: 01/09/2019

Interviews: 08/07/2019

Closing date: 27/06/2019

PDET is delighted to announce that we are recruiting a Finance and Business Operations Director for our multi- academy trust. This exciting opportunity has become available, due to the promotion of the current postholder, as we enter a further exciting phase of growth.  Established in 2013, PDET has grown to include 30 academies.  With offices based in Northampton, our academies are spread across the Peterborough Diocese in Northamptonshire and Rutland.

We are seeking to appoint a hardworking, qualified accountant with exceptional leadership skills who can inspire and manage others. The successful candidate will have a key focus on the financial and business management across PDET. As this is a leadership role in the Trust, the successful candidate will be an active member of the Senior Leadership Team, providing strategic and operational leadership.

Job Type: Full-time, 52 weeks per year, Permanent


Salary: Negotiable, depending on experience


Annual Leave: 25 days plus 8 bank holidays increasing each year to a maximum of 30 days plus 8 bank holidays after 5 years service


Pension: Local Government Pension Scheme


Responsible to: Chief Executive


For further information and to apply, please visit our website To arrange an informal and confidential discussion please contact Duncan Mills, CEO, on

Closing date: 12:00 noon Thursday 27th June.

PDET is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service Check. We are also committed to meeting the requirements of disability discrimination and other legislation.