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Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow

Stretford High School Great Stone Road, Stretford, Manchester. M32 0XA. t- 0161-876 1850

Permanent Vacancy at Stretford High School: Required for: 28th January 2013 or sooner. Finance Director . Full Time. Salary: Band 7, (27052 - 29,236 p.a.) Benefits: Staff Leisure Club Pass, Free Car Parking. A Finance Director is required enable the teaching staff and the Senior Management Team to give the very best of what Stretford High School offers to children. The main purpose of the role is to make the best use of resources through effective strategic financial planning: To be responsible for the efficient management of school funds and procurement of revenue through the provision of a comprehensive and accurate financial management service, while also fulfilling all regulatory and statutory requirements. The post holder will report directly to the Headteacher and ultimately the Governing body. The post holder will line manage a Finance Manager and Finance Clerk. The post-holder will need to have the knowledge, confidence, and skill to lead, influence and advise staff of all levels in matters of Finance; develop, introduce and oversee Finance strategy, policy and practice; in effect professionalise the Schools Finance function; and, at the same time, be comfortable with the wider, more general responsibilities incumbent on a senior member of staff in a collegiate organisation.

The post advertised offers a significant opportunity to influence the direction of the School and to play a major role in its continuing success. Application information

If you wish to apply to join Stretford High School in the next phase of its exciting future; please see the website for further details Applicants should send to school a fully completed application form, accompanied by a letter of application identifying your suitability for and potential impact in the role. Letters should be addressed to the Headteacher and presented on no more than 2 sides of A4. Deadline for applications is Noon Friday 14th December 2012. Post or Email applications are acceptable. All applications should be emailed to or posted for the attention of The Headteacher; Mr J Haseldine, Stretford High School, Great Stone Road,

Stretford, Greater Manchester, M32 0XA. Please mark your envelope or email header clearly with the post title. Shortlisting and contact for references will take place on Friday 14th December 2012. Interviews are scheduled to commence week beginning 17th December 2012 Stretford High School is committed to outstanding safeguarding practice; appointments are subject to identity, Enhanced CRB, List 99 checks and exemplary references.