Chief Finance Officer

Post responsible to: CEO / DCEO / Trustees

Responsible for: Finance Team, Headteachers

Grade: L24 – L30 (Outer London)

Location:  Trust Finance Office, The Beck, Forest Academy School, Bridle Road, CR0 8HQ

Contract: Permanent

Closing Date: 15 February 2024

Interview date: 20 February 2024

Start Date: As soon as possible

The Beckmead Trust is an expanding learning and nurturing community for young people with Educational Health Care Plans and various types of additional needs across various sites.  We are seeking an experienced Chief Finance Officer to join our finance team and support the strategic development and operation of The Beckmead Trust.

The Beckmead Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people so expect all staff and volunteers, as well as those who work on the premises, to share this commitment. As part of our safeguarding commitment, appointment to any post is subject to receipt of satisfactory references, medical clearance to include the ability to participate in Physical Intervention and a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check as well as evidence of the right to live and work in the United Kingdom.   We will also carry out an online search on shortlisted candidates to help identify any incidents or issues that are publicly available online.     

All applications should be submitted on The Beckmead Trust Application form.

Please note that we do not accept CVs. All enquiries and completed applications should be sent to