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Finance Director

Tiffin School
KT2 6RL, Kingston Upon Thames
£62,926 - £70,713 dependent on experience, excellent pension scheme, 25 days’ annual leave
Closing date
9 Oct 2021

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This is an exciting opportunity to play a significant part in the strategic management and leadership of one of the most successful and well-known schools in the country.

Tiffin School is a selective state secondary school with an excellent financial track record.  We are looking to appoint a well-qualified, experienced and talented financial leader to play a key role in delivering an outstanding finance and business function to our academy.

The postholder will work as a member of the Senior Leadership Team which meets regularly to set the strategic direction of the Academy Trust and plan, organise, monitor and evaluate its work. The postholder will also be the company secretary to the Academy Trust.

The successful candidate must be a highly motivated individual who can lead by example and inspire others. You will:

• Be an experienced financial leader with established proven track record of financial management, risk management and financial operational leadership.

• Have excellent and successful leadership and management skills, and be used to working

with a number of diverse teams.

Some educational and or Charity background may be an advantage but we would welcome applicants from other sectors.

Tiffin School has a vibrant and friendly staff, with a diverse mix of teachers and support staff.  The location is close to Kingston town centre, with excellent public transport links to Central London.  We are close to Richmond and Bushy Parks, and the Surrey countryside.  Benefits include: season ticket loan/Cycle to Work scheme/salary advance scheme for a rental deposit/free on-site parking /childcare vouchers/enhanced maternity benefits/and Local Government Pension Scheme.  For a good feel of the School, please look at the Head’s Newsletters on the website. 

Please see our website for the Recruitment Brochure, including the Person Specification, Job Description and application form.  Only fully completed application forms received by the stated deadline for applications will be accepted as valid applications.  E-mail

Safeguarding of Children


Tiffin School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The post you are applying for is subject to an order under Section 4(4) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  Applicants must therefore provide information about all: convictions, cautions, warnings, reprimands, binding over or other orders, pending prosecutions, criminal investigations that are not “protected” as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013).  This particular post is also subject to a section 128 management check.

Equal Opportunities

Tiffin School is an equal opportunities employer and its policies, including the need to guard against false assumptions based on an applicant’s sex, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, disability, religion, age, marital status, working pattern, sexual orientation or gender reassignment, are followed at all stages of the selection procedure.

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