Job Details

Director of Finance

Bellevue Place Education Trust Vision - LEARN ENJOY SUCCEED

Salary: £60,000.00 - £65,000.00

Hours: 36 hours 52 weeks permanent

Interviews: 30/10/2019

Closing date: 23/10/2019


Salary: Circa £60,000 - £65,000 p.a. (more for an exceptional candidate) plus pay award and performance reward (non-cash incentive) scheme

Arrangement: Full Time – 36 hours per week (including school holidays)

Location: Central London

This is an exciting opportunity to work with seven primary schools across London to make a real difference to the lives of young people we serve. We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed person to be our Director of Finance to work closely with the seven Headteachers to ensure that the budget and strong financial procedures are delivered.

With a centralised finance team, this role works directly with Headteachers to set and revise budgets, produce monthly budget monitoring, along with responsibility for the management accounts side of the Trust.  This provides direct working on all financial aspects of the Trust.

To be successful in the role, the successful candidate will require strong interpersonal skills, along with the strong financial expertise.  With an impressive track record of working at a senior level and experience of working with Headteachers is required and a commitment to help drive the delivery the BPET vision is key. 

Reporting to the CEO, the Director of Finance has responsibility for the financial management of the Trust and for delivering on the Trust’s financial strategy. This role is the designated Chief Financial Officer for BPET and sits on the Central Senior Management Team.

You will be joining a successful multi academy trust, where schools are strong educationally with all being judged as Good or Outstanding by OfSTED.  Our financial systems are also very strong.  Most recent audits, internal and external, have been approved with no outstanding recommendations.  You will lead a strong, well-established finance team along with a strong network of Office Managers in the schools.

Download our application pack for full details of the role that includes the job description and person specification.  For more information or a discussion about the role, contact Sue Perry at or please visit for more information.

Closing date for applications: 12.00 on Thursday 10 October 2019.  Interviews will take place on Wednesday 16 October 2019.

Bellevue Place Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. References will be taken up for all shortlisted applicants, and successful candidates will be subject to enhanced DBS.