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Swanland Education Trust

Vacancies currently avaiable in our Trust.

Trust Finance and Business Manager

Trust Finance and Business Manager

Required: 1st March 2018 (or as soon after this date as possible)

Salary:  £37,306 to £41,025 (with attractive defined benefit pension scheme)


Swanland Education Trust, based in the East Riding of Yorkshire, is a Multi Academy Trust with the potential to grow.  The Trust, at present, comprises of two primary schools, with two additional primary schools currently undergoing the conversion process to join our Trust in Spring 2018.  These schools are geographically located within 30-40 minutes travelling distance of one another. 

At this very exciting time in our development as a Multi Academy Trust, we are now seeking to recruit a Finance and Business Manager, from March 2018.

We believe this is a unique opportunity for the right candidate to join a rapidly developing leadership team.  Working under the direction of the CEO, the role will offer the fantastic prospect of undertaking a strategic leadership role within the Trust and working as part of a trust-wide strategic leadership team.

The successful candidate will have outstanding leadership and communication skills and will play a key role within our organisation, whilst ensuring the Trust’s continued growth and success.

The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant (with a professional accountancy qualification and resulting CPD:  ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent qualification) with a strong track record of effective financial management and secure knowledge and understanding of business administration.  The candidate will be experienced in working in a medium/large organisation, and able to lead, inspire, collaborate and challenge. 

Candidates interested in applying for this post can find out more by downloading the full Job Description with Person Specification from  They would be strongly advised to make an appointment to chat with or meet the CEO. 

It is intended to hold interviews during the week commencing 5th February.  Candidates are requested to submit applications by midday on Friday 2nd February 2018.  A Letter to the Applicant is included in this pack and a downloadable application form is available from our website; submissions are welcomed by post to the following address: c/o Swanland Primary School, Tranby Lane, Swanland, East Riding of Yorkshire HU14 3NE, or via email to: [email protected]

SET is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment.