Finances and Resources Director

Islington, London

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Date Posted: 09 Nov 2023
  1. Leadership
£75000 - £85000 per annum
  1. Permanent

Finances and Resources Director

Islington, London

Finance and Resources Director

Are you a strategic leader with a passion for managing finances and resources? Tradewind are working with an outstanding boy's secondary school in Islington. We are currently seeking a dedicated Finance and Resources Director to provide operational and strategic leadership for the school's core business services.

Salary: £75,000 - £85,000

Contract type: Full-time, permanent

Responsible to: Headteacher

Key Responsibilities:

Financial Management:

  • Develop and implement the school's financial strategy.
  • Ensure effective financial controls, standards, and systems.
  • Prepare and maintain budgets, financial plans, and forecasts.
  • Secure additional funding to strengthen the school's financial position.

Premises Management:

  • Lead responsibility for site and building maintenance.
  • Oversee energy consumption and savings measures.
  • Manage income from facility lettings and other revenue sources.

Health and Safety:

  • Act as the School's Health and Safety Officer.
  • Prepare and update emergency plans and risk analysis.
  • Ensure First Aid requirements and appropriate training are in place.


  • Ensure high-quality catering provision offering value for money.

IT Support:

  • Manage IT Managed Services contract for efficient support.
  • Oversee IT projects and maintenance updates to enhance teaching and learning.
  • Ensure e-safety policies are in place and followed.

Risk Management and Data Protection:

  • Manage risk management procedures and oversee disaster recovery policies.
  • Act as Data Protection Officer and ensure compliance with data protection and Freedom of Information policies.

Other Duties:

  • Safeguarding and child protection adherence.
  • Participate in whole-school training and initiatives.
  • Attend relevant meetings.

Line Management:

  • Finance Officer, Premises Managers, HR Manager, Contractors (IT managed services, catering, cleaning).

Join us in creating an outstanding educational environment! Apply now.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

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