Finance Director/Trustee - BCAT Board
The Barton Court Academy Trust seeks to appoint a financial Trustee to join the BCAT Trust Board.
Barton Court Academy Trust (BCAT) is a multi-academy Trust which was established in 2017.
It currently consists of three secondary schools: Barton Court Grammar School, an 11-18 years, mixed selective school in the heart of Canterbury, rated “Good” with many outstanding features by Ofsted in February 2020, and The Charles Dickens School, an 11-16 years mixed non-selective school in Broadstairs, which came out of special measures and is rated “Requires Improvement” by Ofsted in June 2019 and is a rapidly improving school.
The Trust has also just opened Barton Manor Free School, an 11–18 years non-selective mixed school to Y7 in the heart of Canterbury on the former Chaucer School site.
We are now looking for a Director/Trustee to Chair our Finance committee. Potential candidates will be experienced accountants/auditors capable of offering support, scrutiny and challenge to the Trust Finance Manager and the executive leadership team.
If you feel this role is one that you could contribute to, then please send your CV and a brief personal statement giving information about your skills to firstname.lastname@example.org
In line with KCSIE 2022 guidance and as part of the shortlisting process, the Trust reserves the right to conduct an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence and any relevant information found concerning a candidate's suitability to work with children will be discussed at interview stage.
The Barton Court Academy Trust 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 via the Disclosure & Barring Service and check against the ISA Barred List for Children.