Academy Finance Lead - Central Services

Academy Finance Lead – Grade E (£24,012 – £27,041)

Work Location: Exeter

Appointment type: Full Time

Job term: Permanent

Required from: July 2021

Closing Date: 9am, Monday 28th June 2021

Interview Date: Week beginning 5th July 2021

The Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust is a values driven, rapidly growing 2 – 18 Trust with a relentless focus on transforming lives through learning by delivering outstanding outcomes for every student, regardless of background. Our priority is to ensure that our pupils, regardless of social-economical background can learn, thrive and be successful. With a reputation for highly successful school improvement in very challenging circumstances, we are passionate about driving up standards and raising the aspirations of all our students.

Our finance team plays a key role within the Trust’s central services offices based at Cranbrook Education Campus.  Right now, we are looking for a well-organised individual with relevant experience to take on a challenging, interesting and varied role, which will involve ensuring efficiency of the Finance function across schools by effectively managing financial resources and ensuring maximum value for money is achieved.

Who we are looking for:

  • At least two years of accounting experience
  • Strong attention to detail, good time management skills and the ability to organise and prioritise.
  • You should be resourceful, analytical, adaptable and organised.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, support staff, teachers and external suppliers/customers.
  • Sound working knowledge of standard IT packages, systems and / or databases.

Why the Ted Wragg Trust:

The Trust is values-driven, with the vision of transforming lives through education, ensuring the delivery of outstanding outcomes for every pupil.  This is a great opportunity to join our Trust during a period of exceptional growth and to be part of this journey.

If you are able to meet the requirements of this role, we would love to hear from you.  For an informal conversation to find out more about the role, please contact

Closing date: 9am, 28th June 2021

Interviews: Week beginning 5th July 2021

All applications should be made by completing the Trust application form, including evidence of how you meet the person specification for the role and should be submitted to by 9am on the closing date.

Further details and an application form can be downloaded from the Ted Wragg Trust website

The Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and operate in accordance with the Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before an appointment is confirmed.  This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.  The Trust is committed to ensuring that our employees are able to achieve their full potential in an environment offering dignity, respect and equality of opportunity.