Finance Manager / Finance Business Partner

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About the role

Scholars’ Education Trust based at Samuel Ryder Academy

Grade: M1
Hours: 37 hrs per week
Contract: Permanent – term-time + 5 days INSET + 2 weeks
Actual salary: £34,892 to £38,753 per annum including Fringe

We are looking for an exceptional Finance Manager / Business Partner who has the necessary skills and personal qualities to contribute to the strategic vision and leadership of the finance function within this forward looking, successful and growing Trust. The Finance Manager / Business Partner will take delegated responsibility for the financial management of academies/areas within the Trust. The person appointed will be supported by the CFO and work with a dedicated central finance team.  Candidates will need an accountant accreditation. The finance provision within the Trust is based in our central offices on the Samuel Ryder Academy site in St Albans. Travel to schools within the Trust will be required. 

We are a supportive employer with excellent training and personal development opportunities.

We can offer excellent local government pension scheme membership with an employer’s contribution of 22.65%.

Diversity: Scholars’ Education Trust is fully committed to the principles of equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion.  We want to attract and retain the very best staff in all areas of the trust, ensuring our staff body reflects the diversity of our students and local community.

Further details and application forms are available from the HR team at, the Trust website or on 01727 734424. CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: 03 February 2023, 9am
Interview date:           TBC

We reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so early applications are encouraged.

Scholars’ Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.



Contact details

Central HR , HR Administration
Scholars' Education Trust Samuel Ryder Academy Drakes Drive St. Albans
Hertfordshire AL1 5AR

Telephone: 01727 734424
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