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Finance and Business Services Director

Do you combine excellence in financial management with the ability to develop and lead a high quality support services team? This Director-level opportunity at our Outstanding Special School, with exciting plans for growth and development, could be for you!

Job Grade: KR12

Salary: £45,007.00 - £52,451.00

Hours: 37 hours per week

Interviews: 12/02/2020

Closing date: 31/01/2020

Meadowfield is a large, outstanding Special School for pupils age 3 to 19 with profound, severe and complex special educational needs. We provide excellent teaching and additional facilities for more than 320 pupils but we also have exciting growth plans, increasing our school size and the range of services we provide.  We have recently opened a separate Sixth Form centre on a second site in Sittingbourne.

We are now seeking someone who combines excellence in financial management with the ability to develop and lead a high quality support services team that includes Facilities, Finance, HR, IT and Office Services. 
In addition to your senior level experience of sound financial planning and control for a significant organisation-wide budget you will need to demonstrate your ability to think strategically and actively contribute to our longer term school growth plans. Excellence in inter-personal skills together with evidence of role modelling our school values in your team leadership and working relationships are also essential qualities. 

Working closely with the Principal and as a key member of our high performing, supportive extended senior leadership team you will make a significant contribution to our continuing success. In return, we also understand that to get the best from you we will need to offer important opportunities for your own professional and leadership development.

If you would like an informal discussion to find out more about what this unique opportunity can offer then please contact Jill Palmer, Principal on 01795 477788

Please apply online for any of these vacancies via, by clicking the 'Apply' button at the top or the bottom of the page. C.V.s will not be considered.

For further details, please contact our HR Team at, or call 01795 477788 and choose option 3.

Meadowfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. This post is subject to references, a medical check and an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.