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Finance Lead- The Primary First Trust

Post Title: Finance Lead

School: The Primary First Trust

Location: Gravesend with some travel

Status: Part time          

Weeks per year: Full time

Grade: Bexley 14.1 Pro rata £16,537

Hours per week:18 hours per week

Post Start Date: ASAP

Closing Date for Applications:10am, Monday 22nd April 2019


The Primary First Trust currently consists of eight primary schools in Bexley, Kent and Medway who work in close partnership together.  From the outset the commitment of our organisation has been to ensure we can meet our school improvement priorities.  The upward trajectory of the results in all of our schools shows we have achieved this.


The Finance Lead will join this friendly and dynamic team, ensuring the efficient running of all finance processes and systems within our schools.

The position requires excellent interpersonal skills including attention to detail and forward planning. The ability to work in collaboration with a variety of Senior Leadership Teams and to prioritise work load of the finance department.

We are ideally seeking someone who has:

  • An appropriate financial qualification or significant experience in this field.
  • Experience in finance, business and administrative management within a school.
  • Setting and monitoring budgets.
  • Planning and organisational skills to meet deadlines.
  • The ability to work flexibly.
  • Strong influencing skills.

An application pack is attached to this advert and completed application forms should be emailed to by 10am, Monday 22nd April 2019


Interview date: Monday 29th April 2019


Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

References will be taken up for those shortlisted prior to interview.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

The Trust is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.

Person Specification

Working in partnership with


  • The Primary First Trust
  • The White House, Clifton Marine Parade,
  • Gravesend, Kent, DA11 0DY
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  • The Primary First Trust Limited is a Company Limited by Guarantee
  • registered in England and Wales number 08738750 and an Exempt Charity
  • Registered Address: The White House, Clifton Marine Parade, Gravesend DA11 0DY