Vacancies

MAT Director sought – non-executive 

Role : Finance, Audit and Risk Expert

The role supports the full Trust Board and the Chief Executive Officer to ensure tight financial control of the Multi Academy Trust financial affairs. This includes monitoring of compliance, enagement with internal and external audit processes and careful management of risk. This director will sit on the Operations Committee and also be a Director/Trustee of the full board.

Essential experience

  • Recent/current senior level financial/accountancy role
  • Knowledge and understanding of forecast budgets, management accounts and annual accounts
  • Commitment to ensuring value for money
  • Willingness to travel between London and Oxfordshire
  • Commitment to the GEMS Learning Trust network of schools

Desirable experience

  • Knowledge and understanding of the Academies Financial Handbook
  • Willingness to chair Operations committee meetings
  • Experience or knowledge of school/academy governance

Your commitment

8 meetings a year (each appx. 2 hours long). 5 of which are held remotely by dial in (Operations Committee) and 3 of which are full board meetings, held alertnately at the schools in Didcot, Oxon and Twickenham.

Expenses

Trusteeship is a voluntary, unpaid role for people who have the energy and skills to make a real contribution to shaping the future of our schools.  You will be reimbursed for all travel costs and essential expenses incurred.

Applications

.If you are interested in applying for the role please send your CV and a short expression of interest to gemslearningtrust@gemseducation.com or please call Jodie Croft for an informal discussion about the role – 07742 499439

Start date

ASAP.

General enquiries

At GEMS Primary Academies, we’re proud to be building a warm, expert and energetic group of teachers. Educators are joining us from some of the best schools in London and the UK.

General enquiries

At GEMS Primary Academies, we’re proud to be building a warm, expert and energetic group of teachers. Educators are joining us from some of the best schools in London and the UK.

If you think you’d like to work for us, you are welcome to register your interest by emailing gemslearningtrust@gemseducation.com.

GEMS Learning Trust is committed to equal opportunities and to the protection and safety of all pupils and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share these commitments.

Please check back soon for full details of opportunities to join our friendly team.