Start date: January 2019
Contract: 37 hours per week, 42 weeks per year
Salary: BWT Grade 7 (£27,000 FTE)
Closing date: Monday 6th January 2020
Brooke Weston Academy is seeking to appoint a Finance Officer to join the team to provide outstanding financial administrative support. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate relevant experience and/or qualifications appropriate to this role and will be highly numerate with excellent ICT, organisational and interpersonal skills. Experience of working with school finance systems would be advantageous. Key to success will be an ability to build effective relationships and communicate clearly and confidently at all levels. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate enthusiasm and passion for the role.
Brooke Weston operates outside of the usual term dates. The role will work during term time, plus an additional two weeks per year, totalling 42 weeks. The term dates for this academic year are as follows:
Term 1 - 19 Aug 2019 - 11 Oct 2019
Term 2 - 28 Oct 2019 - 19 Dec 2019
Term 3 - 7 Jan 2020 - 28 Feb 2020
Term 4 - 16 Mar 2020 - 8 May 2020
Term 5 - 27 May 2020 - 17 Jul 2020
About the Academy
Brooke Weston Academy is unusual, and exceptional. We are an innovative and ambitious 11-18 secondary Academy set in the heart of Corby. We are committed to supporting and challenging our students to reach their full potential, inside and outside of the classroom.
Our school was founded 26 years ago in order to transform the education of young people in the community, and we have. Yes, we are outstanding, driven by the needs of our students and our core values. We are never complacent and always restless to improve. Our Academy was born out of the need for change, to be different and innovative; we were designed to be a laboratory of learning in an educational area of disadvantage.
About the Trust
Brooke Weston Trust has grown into a family of 10 primary and secondary schools throughout the East Midlands, united by our mission and values. More than 7,000 students between the ages of 3-18 are now educated in a Brooke Weston Trust school, supported by more than 1000 passionate members of staff.
We operate under the guiding principle of: ‘Is this good enough for my child?’ at all times. As a Trust, our schools work together to support each other, develop innovative ideas and share best practice. By joining Brooke Weston Trust you are joining an organisation with integrity and professionalism that is totally committed to improving the life chances for all students, irrespective of their background or starting points.
How to apply
If you think you can contribute in this role we welcome your application. Full details, including the job description, person specification and application form are available in the attachments below
Please submit a letter of application (no more than 2 sides of A4) stating how your experience to date has prepared you for this role, with close reference to the job description and person specification. Please submit your letter alongside a completed application form.
If you would like to arrange an informal discussion prior to application please contact Debbie Tysoe, Finance Director: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications to: email@example.com by 5pm, Monday 6th January 2020.