Director of Finance and Resources

London Borough of Brent

Ivy Rock Partners is seeking a Director of Finance and Resources to join the leadership team at Kingsbury High School.

Based in the London Borough of Brent in northwest London, Kingsbury High converted to Academy status in 2011.  Their aim is to develop in all of their students the love of learning, intellectual curiosity, skills and qualities of character needed to become successful, happy and engaged members of society. This mission is underpinned by their key values: Aspiration; Integrity; Respect; Responsibility; and Resilience.

The school has a diverse engaging student body who embody the comprehensive ethos and provide them with fantastic opportunities to realise their potential.

The role of the Director of Finance and Resources is of immense importance to the school. The incumbent will manage a vast range of projects from ambitious plans for the development of the site to the wide variety of short and medium term responsibilities which attend the maintenance and development of this 2000 strong school and its 250 plus staff.

The position reports to the Headteacher and sits on the leadership team. There are eleven members in this team who share a variety of responsibilities. Ultimately all of the team exist to deliver a first-class education and environment for learning. The Director of Finance and Resources has the lead responsibility for financial, human resource, site and legal matters.

Responsibilities include:

  • The School’s Budget, Financial Management and Control.
  • Income Generation through development and implementation of new business and fundraising strategies.
  • Strategic development of school infrastructure and support functions.
  • Project Management of major Infrastructure Programmes.
  • Human Resources Management.
  • Organisational development.

We would welcome applications from any industry for this opportunity as long as you have visible experience of contributing to a senior management team and leading on budgetary management control within an organisation. Please get in touch with Phil Southern or Michael Quest at Ivy Rock Partners for the full job description and candidate pack.