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Director of Finance - Full-time

Weald of Kent Grammar School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-4046-696L
  • Posted:30/11/2022
  • Pay:KR11
  • Start Date:TBC
  • App Close Date:10/12/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC




As a member of the Senior Leadership Group, to provide strategic leadership and management of the financial operations of the school, providing best value and enhancing effectiveness leading to improved standards of achievement. 


To support the Board of Trustees as the Chief Finance Officer, advising on the strategic direction and leadership of all aspects of budgeting and financial management of the Academy, including the development, implementation, review and maintenance of financial systems and controls.


To ensure the Trust complies with the appropriate legislation and reporting requirements in all financial areas.


To also fulfil the Company Secretary duties as required.


As this is a Single Academy Trust, there is also a requirement for operational duties such as preparing the monthly management accounts and ensuring the accurate payment and management of all staff salaries.  




Information about the school

Weald of Kent is a selective Girls’ Grammar School for 11-18 year olds with a roll of approximately 2000 students including our co-educational Sixth Form. The school is one of the highest performing schools in the country. We aspire to excel at everything we do. Owing to our continued success were thrilled to have been given permission by the Secretary of State to expand and mirror what we deliver at our Tonbridge campus in a campus at Sevenoaks, which opened in September 2017. In addition to the exciting new facilities, we have also invested in our Tonbridge campus which now has a state of the art Sports Hall and university style Sixth Form Study Centre. A new science block and new English classrooms have been built this year. Both campuses are situated in beautiful rural settings with far reaching views across the Garden of England with excellent transport links.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Human Resources
  • Address:Tudeley Lane, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2JP
  • Telephone: 01732373500
  • Email: hr@wealdgs.org

Fax: 01732373500


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.