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Finance Director - Full-time

Dartford Grammar School for Girls, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-5411-225S
  • Posted:13/09/2023
  • Pay:Kent Range 11; Kent Range 12 considered
  • Start Date:TBC
  • App Close Date:10/10/2023 at 09:00
  • Interviews:w/c 16th October 2023



Kent Range 11 (£43,216 - £49,323)

(Kent Range 12 (£49,522 - £57,712) considered for an outstanding applicant)

Start date TBC


We are seeking to appoint a dedicated, positive and ambitious Finance Director to play a key role in the further development of the school as a centre of excellence for teaching, learning and leadership. As an Ofsted Outstanding school, we are determined to provide an exceptional, world-class learning environment for all members of our school community.  


The successful applicant will lead and manage the school finance functions, and will join an extremely hardworking, committed and supportive staff team. As currently the only school in our multi-academy Trust, the Finance Director will also take on the role of Chief Financial Officer for the Trust and will be an important member of our Extended Senior Leadership Team.


This post provides an exceptional opportunity to make a significant difference for the benefit of our whole school community.


Dartford Grammar School for Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for children.


Closing date for applications: 9am, Tuesday, 10th October 2023

Interviews will take place w/c 16th October 2023


Further details are available from:

Ms Lorraine Dance, P.A. to Headteacher / HR Manager or on the school website.


Information about the school

Dartford Grammar School for Girls has provided first rate education since 1904 and is judged by Ofsted to be Outstanding in all areas. As we embrace the ever changing opportunities and challenges of the 21st century, we will continue to uphold the traditions, values and high expectations of an exceptional grammar school within an innovative, creative and progressive framework. We are a vibrant and happy community where students are given every opportunity to flourish academically and develop their skills and talents as individuals.

Our vision for all members of our school community is “Working together to achieve academic excellence and personal potential”. We have very high standards in all areas of school life and expect our students to strive for their own personal excellence in everything they do. As a community our principal values are Respect, Responsibility, Excellence, Dedication and Creativity. Together we share the same high expectations and ambitious aspirations whilst recognising and celebrating our differences as individuals.

At Dartford Grammar School for Girls we aim to challenge and stimulate the minds of all students, fostering a love of learning that will last a lifetime. An extensive extracurricular programme enriches and extends the curriculum, allowing each student to explore and develop her personal talents and interests. Wide ranging opportunities for leadership enable students to develop the skills, knowledge and qualities they will need to be our leaders of the future.

We place great importance on our supportive and caring ethos; we firmly believe that students thrive and achieve academic and personal success when they feel happy and secure. Whilst we expect all students to strive for academic excellence, we also highly value students’ personal development and their contribution to our school, local and international community. When our students leave Dartford Grammar School for Girls, they are mature, articulate and well rounded young people, confident in their ability to succeed and make a significant contribution to the wider world.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01322) 294786


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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 Education.