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Director of Finance and Operations


The Corinium Education Trust is seeking to appoint a strategic financial leader to the post of Director of Finance and Operations, who is able to manage operations effectively and help the Trust, of which Cirencester Deer Park School is a founding member, move into and through the next phase of our growth and development.


The Corinium Education Trust is a relatively new and small multi-academy trust in the South Cotswolds in Gloucestershire. It is currently made up of one secondary and three local primary schools. We also have DFE approval to open a new 3 form entry presumption free school on a new housing development in Cirencester within the next five years.


Further information about the role of Director of Finance and Operations is attached, which includes a letter to applicants, a job description and person specification.  The successful applicant will be a qualified accountant with experience of leading the finance function of an organisation.   The post is full time, 52 weeks of the year, with 6.4 weeks paid holiday.  

Prospective applicants are invited to contact Chiquita Henson, CEO, by email if they would like an informal discussion about the post before applying. Full contact information can be found in the letter to applicants if you wish to do so and she will arrange a mutually convenient time for a telephone call.


Completed application forms should reach the school no later than 9.00am on Wednesday 25 November 2020, with interviews provisionally scheduled to take place in week commencing Monday 30 November 2020. Please note that we are unable to accept CVs as a means of application, and interested applicants must complete and return the application form, along with their letter of application.


We are committed to the safeguarding of our pupils and employment is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and receipt of satisfactory references.